Take a stroll and go see “Arte da mangiare, mangiare Arte. Il silenzio.” (Art to eat, to eat Art. The Silence). This unique installation is spread across nine libraries in the city, exploring the meaning of silence through one of my favorite topics, food. The exhibit runs in places like Sant’Ambrogio, Sempione Park and Lorenteggio. It’s a great way to make your way across the city, and best part is- free admission! Visit artedamangiare.it for more info.
If your style is a bit more edgy, I’d recommend checking out “Affamato di Arte” or “Hungry for Art.” In the trendy, fashion famous district of Via Tortona, the exhibit features four well known street artists whose work represents the discussion of and fight against world hunger, and setting the standard for everyone’s right to food. This exhibit is also free, get more info at tasteofmilano.it.
“Artepassante per Expo” is a wonderful photography show going on; held by the Associazione le Belle Arti di Brera. The images, again, explore the theme of food; realizing a discussion of it not only as a source of energy for our bodies, but as one that feeds our souls and spirits as well. Food and photography, not a bad combo if you ask me!
If you are feeling something a little more interactive, “Orto d’artista dalla semina al raccolto: il raccolto” includes some live performances, exhibitions, installations and debates. The exhibit also continues the themes of silence and food issues. The goal of the show is to bring the community together in a unique way, through the exploration of art and creativity in order to understand the manifestation between who we are, through what we eat. Check out the free exhibit at Via San Barnaba 38-48, admission gratis.
After your full day of exploring art, food and the city, I’d recommend quenching your thirst and enjoying a small bite with an apperitivo at the Navigli or a drink in the beautiful bohemian district of Brera. Happy art seeing and buon appetito!