The museum is hosting a series of lectures in connection with the Bulgari and Rome exhibition.

The first is scheduled for 19 January of 2017 and was delivered by Costantino D’Orazio, art historian and curator at the el Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Roma, who discussed the role of the Eternal City as a source of inspiration for artists of all periods. On 26 January it will be the turn of Carlotta Sapia and Simona Parisi from Bulgari’s heritage department, who survey the firm’s development since its founding in 1884 to the present day, stressing the milestones that have shaped its identity.

Lastly, on 2 February Monica Brannetti, also from Bulgari’s heritage department, look at the years of the dolce vita, when the film industry established itself in Rome and stars like Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly became the firm’s ambassadors both on and off screen.

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