TOURIST ITINERARIES

By Artemisia Associazione Culturale

Marino’s horses and St Antony Abbot’s piglet
Marino Marini, his Museum in the former convent of St Antony Abbot and the city of Pistoia A tour of Marini’s great works in the oratory of St Antony Abbot in the Tau complex, location of Pistoia’s monographic museum dedicated to the artist. The space offers a fascinating context to discover the evolution of Marino Marini’s sculptures. The itinerary focusing on horses, the Pistoiese sculptor’s “totemic” animal, winds through the inside of the Marino Marini Museum, to conclude in front of the bronze Il Miracolo, situated in the courtyard of the Palazzo Comunale.
Length: c. 2 hours and 30 minutes
Includes: visit to the  Tau complex and Marino Marini Museum with a brief tour of part of the city
N.b.: the itinerary does not include a guided tour of the Passioni Visive exhibition.
Itinerary available by reservation (available every morning from Tuesday to Sunday, starting at 11.15am, subject to guide availability).
Pistoia through the eyes of Marino, a 20th century artist.
Itinerary through the city to the locations linked to Marino Marini’s life or venues for his works of art: Sant’Andrea church, Palazzo Comunale, exterior of the Marini family house in Piazza San Pietro, Antico Palazzo dei Vescovi (entrance hall), Marino Marini Museum. The itinerary also includes a visit to the Piazza della Sala and the exterior of the Piazza del Duomo monuments.
Length: c. 2 hours and 30 minutes
Includes: exterior tour of the city and short tour of the Marino Marini Museum
N.b.: the itinerary does not include a guided tour of the Passioni Visive exhibition.
Itinerary available by reservation (available every day, subject to guide availability).
Marino Marini and his city, 20th century and contemporary art
The itinerary reconnects Marino’s works to the initial context of the 20th century in Pistoia. Starting at the Marino Marini Museum, the tour includes Marino’s sculpture Il Miracolo (1954, Palazzo Comunale); the 20th century rooms and Giovanni Michelucci Documentation Centre (Museo Civico); contemporary artwork by Gianni Ruffi and Roberto Barni (Piazza della Sala and Piazza Giovanni XXIII); the Dialysis Pavilion and the Flying Garden with works by Morris, Ruffi, Nagasawa, Karavan, Mainolfi. The tour concludes at Palazzo Fabroni.
Length: c. 3 hours
Includes: exterior tour of the city, with brief entries in the Marino Marini and City Museums. Exterior visit only of the Flying Garden and Dialysis Pavilion.
N.b.: the itinerary does not include a guided tour of the Passioni Visive exhibition.
Itinerary available by reservation (available every day except Monday, subject to guide availability).

All the tours are available by booking.
Info and bookings: info.passionivisive@gmail.com
FAMILIES
There are special family events on the calendar, for which children attending with their parents pay a discount price.
Families visiting the exhibition can use the artist’s bag free, with materials, to make the children’s participation more enjoyable and accessible.