Art in Rome

MAAM (Museum of the Other and of the Elsewhere). This was a former salami factory occupied by homeless immigrants and now hosts one of Rome’s most important contemporary art spaces, with installations and paintings by more that 300 artists from around the world. Open on Saturday, FREE entrance but a donation is welcome. Via Prenestina, 913

Villa Medici (the French Academy)is one of Rome’s most beautiful nobile villas, right above piazza del Popolo. Every Thursday it host an art exposition. Have a look here for the program. FREE entrance. Viale della Trinitá de Monti, 1

CRAAK! (festival of drawn and printed art). Amazing festival in the Forte Prenestino squat, generally at the end of June.