18/03/2016 - 01/11/2016
Villa Carlotta is open! You're welcome!
14/05/2016 - 12/06/2016
FLORA, THE TASTE OF BEAUTY
From natural species and gardens to the plants that give us nourishment: an iconographic collection of botanic watercolours and cyanotypes. More than sixty artworks and a special section for cereals, particularly rice.
25/05/2016 - 31/05/2016
YARN GAMES. HAND WEAVING
The Lilà hand weaving studio explores the infinite possibilities in the world of textiles, with a focus on games made by the juxtaposition of colours. By using ancient wooden looms, Lilà creates unique handmade works with wool, silk and cashmere fine yarns.
25/05/2016 - 07/06/2016
LAVANDA DEL LAGO
Lavender perfume: a new idea based on ancient ingredients and natural cures. A little Italian company that exhibits products made by biological plantation, essential oil making and lavender flowers picked up and shelled by skilled artisans.
26/05/2016 - 16/06/2016
SUNSET IN MUSIC
The most significant ditties and songs of the Italian vocal tradition - soprano and piano
12,19,26 May; 2,16 June
In partnership with AGIMUS Lombardia
Pre-sales at Villa Carlotta's ticket office
03/06/2016 - 26/06/2016
TRACK OF A WOMAN. SILVIA RUTOLO
In the beautiful setting of Villa Carlotta’s Old Garden the artisan Silvia Rutolo shows her handmade jewels. Elegant trick of the light and harmonies of colour start a collection dedicated to classical and modern woman. You will be able to view the glass jewels and masterpieces, following the Murano technique.
10/06/2016 - 26/06/2016
THE SIGNIFICANT SIGN: GLASS FUSING AND CALLIGRAPHY
Lines, points, curves, to write, and to draw. Ink and glass, calligraphy and glass fusing: two faraway worlds come together to communicate a thought, an idea, an emotion, and the soul of ancient times.
14/06/2016 - 19/06/2016
VIVALDI A VILLA CARLOTTA
14 June - I Concerti dall'Estro Armonico
19 June - The four Season
01/07/2016 - 19/08/2016
I VENERDI' DI VILLA CARLOTTA
Classical music festival with international artists
Every Friday at 9.00 p.m.
Limited seats, Pre-sales at Villa Carlotta's ticket office
01/07/2016 - 17/07/2016
HUMAN SYMPHONY. JOAKIM HANSEN
This Danish artist is inspired by the world around: his experiences of travel, the flow of mass-media, social media, politics, conflicts, advertising, comics, videogames and films. His paintings are created like big symphonies with a lot of details interlaced in a rhythmic course in which colour and light impart a special feeling between artist and the public.
01/07/2016 - 17/07/2016
IN ITINERE. MARIA MOURIADOU
This Greek origin artist draws inspiration from her trips, passing on the charm of wonderful faraway places to us through her paintings. Her works show landscapes lived by the heart and reworked in the mind, captivating the visitor.
06/07/2016 - 20/07/2016
NATURAL BEING. FROM BRAZIL, MYTH AND NATURE
Her works tells us about cultural diversities and the balance between humans and nature. In her paintings, the artist examines native legends, the truth of being and the deep connection between myth and nature.
08/07/2016 - 17/07/2016
Born in Bormio, the artist now lives on Lake Como, where he paints with mastery and talent. In his works he shows his own identity, full of happiness, sadness, poetry and fantasy, with the love for his land, where he lives in close contact with nature.
22/07/2016 - 07/08/2016
ARTISTIC POTTERY. CRISTINA CARAVELLO
The artist carries out a careful research of pottery, on different firings and possible shapes. In Villa Carlotta she shows contemporary pottery, sculptures, furniture and stoneware with a matt glaze.
23/07/2016 - 03/08/2016
ARS NATURANS. TERESA CONDITO
The artist uses different kind of materials like metals, stones, pearls and corals. Thanks to a technical knowledge of traditional process and her hand-crafting skills, she creates products of great beauty.
10/08/2016 - 24/08/2016
Born in Camerlata (Como), the artist makes paintings with oil and other techniques. In her artworks you can find her poetic soul, rich in sensitivity.
10/08/2016 - 24/08/2016
COLOURS WITHOUT LIMITS
Different sense experiences explain how artists can
understand the wonders of the natural world. They
create appealing artworks with different techniques
and materials, especially pottery, transforming
reality into a coloured and exiting kaleidoscope.
20/08/2016 - 18/09/2016
ABOUT WATER AND MEMORY. GABRIELLA BENEDINI
The scrap of a big boat, that seems to have come
out of the lake, prompted a dialogue between
water and memory. Sculptures and harps suggest
sounds, the white paintings, Costellazioni di vetro
recreate a horizon, while a sculpture, Canoa,
seems to mirror these emotions. This exhibit is completed
by a work evocative of the wind and a
round wall enclosing the echo of the world.
01/09/2016 - 11/09/2016
METAMORPHOSIS. LAURA LUSSIANA
Laura is an artist with a great love for paper, a
poor but eclectic material and with noble origins.
It will be displayed the Chartam project: through
ancient techniques, with a contemporary point of
view, the artist gives a new life to things that otherwise
would be lost.
02/09/2016 - 18/09/2016
NATURE'S DETAILS. SILVANA RAVA
An exhibit of botanic paintings that express nature’s
amazement and charm. The artist does
not have a real theme but she wants to highlight
the constant appeal of the shapes in nature.
16/09/2016 - 30/09/2016
ESSENTIA. MONIQUE LAVILLE
The artworks of this French artist immediately
catch the eye. The impressionist style is blended
with a careful study of light and colour that
reminds us of Occitan summers’ perfumes and
colours. A kind of painting that nostalgically
shows as idyllic life between nature and humanity
that has now been shattered by modern life.
16/09/2016 - 30/09/2016
INNER ASYMMETRIES. MIEKE VAN DEN HOOGEN
Through her potteries, Mieke Van Den Hoogen highlights
inner asymmetries of human soul and transcends classical
models to enhance the emotional experience. “In
these artworks, I direct all my imagination to experience
the pleasure of creating shapes. My creations are full of
happiness and for this reason they are different from all
other basic utensils or ornamental objects”.
21/09/2016 - 28/09/2016
AUTUMN WALKS. LUCILLA CARCANO
A rigorous and annotated study of leaves that
change colour during the year. The Appennine
woods in autumn are represented by one of the
most celebrated Italian botanic artists.
24/09/2016 - 23/10/2016
Ikebana, the art of fresh flower arrangement that
expresses contemporary styles. Through this exhibition
of flowers, precious books and objects, you
can learn about this method, understand the
symbolic meaning and the evolution of the art
form through time.
21/10/2016 - 01/11/2016
WELL ROUNDED CREATIVITY. ANFFAS
The partnership between Villa Carlotta and Anffas
continues: they will show us their handmade
products created by disabled people, educators
and volunteers of Grandola ed Uniti RSD.
All the unique objects are the result of a careful
team work that tries to involve disabled people
and add value to their art.