Pinocchio in the heart of Naples in a free exhibition in the Santissima Annunziata Complex

Pinocchio exhibition in the heart of Naples in the Santissima Annunziata Complex

The free exhibition "Pinocchio in the heart of Naples" in the Santissima Annunziata Complex with workshops and puppets.

"Pinocchio in the heart of Naples”Is an original laboratory exhibition set up in Hall of the Columns of the Monumental Complex of the Santissima Annunziata, which began on April 8 and that the 30 June 2017 will end.

It was organized by the Semi di Laboratorio association in collaboration with the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Naples.

The event also aims to enhance the Annunziata Complex together with the Ludoteca which since 2013 has been carrying out the Rotalarte project by Riccardo Dalisi. There will also be clear references to Totò, due to the obvious link between Antonio De Curtis and Pinocchio, and will be a sort of prologue to the Maggio dei Monumenti, dedicated to Antonio De Curtis.


It is purely an event for children that revolves around the figure of Pinocchio and which includes the exhibition of drawings and illustrations "Around Pinocchio“By Aldo Capasso and the Totocchi by Riccardo Dalisi. There will, in fact, be the famous ones animated coffeemakers of Dalisi, as the famous Totocchi inspired by Totò and Pinocchio, and the artistic works of Capasso who attempted to put the wooden puppet's fairy tale into a box.

some workshops and reading meetings. Furthermore, there will be one educational section out of ten great illustrators from 1901 to today: Carlo Chiostri, Attilio Mussino, Luigi and Maria Augusta Cavalieri, Vsevolod Nicouline, Benito Jacovitti, Lorenzo Mattotti, Roberto Innocenti, Emanuele Luzzati, Andrea Rauch, Guido Scarabottolo.

The workshops focus on "puppets and puppets“, While the reading meetings will be the following:

  • Friday 21 April 16.30 pm Andrea Rauch "Pinocchio and his image"
  • Friday 28 April 16.30 hours Giancarlo Alfano "Pinocchio Hero of the Three Worlds"
  • Friday 12 May 16.30 hours Maurizio Braucci "Pinocchio, censorship and rude children"
  • Friday 19 May 16.30 hours Cesare Moreno "Pinocchio, an odyssey without abecedario"

Information on Pinocchio in the heart of Naples

When: from the April 8 to the 30 June 2017

Where: Hall of the Columns of the Monumental Complex of the SS.Annunziata, via Annunziata


  • Monday to Saturday 9.00-19.00 
  • Sunday 9.00-13.00

Price: Delivery to Italy takes one or two business days

Info: Facebook event | for workshops and visits Manallart 333 8877512 - 333 3851932 | info 081 681405

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Written by Fabiana Bianchi
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