Municipality of Chieti, new press release posted on the institutional website:
Saturday April 2 at the Archaeological Museum La Civitella will begin “The ancient language of food – reads the text published online. Itinerary
didactic and experiential knowledge and curiosity “designed
created by the group “musA Connessioni
per la cultura”, distributor of services relating to the routes
educational activities and cultural and didactic activities in six museum sites in the
Direction of the Abruzzo Regional Museum – report the article verbatim online.
The initiative, which will take place over the next 6 months, will involve
the two Theatine archaeological museums La Civitella and Villa Frigerj, the museum
archaeological site of Campli, the Castle of Piccolomini – Torlonia Collection and
Sacred Art of Marsica, the Abbey of Santo Spirito al Morrone in Sulmona and the
Gabriele d’Annunzio Birthplace Museum in Pescara – is highlighted on the site.
A vast and ambitious cultural project which aims to promote the
enjoyment and communication of the extraordinary cultural heritage
Abruzzo and help relaunch the region in the tourist landscape
slow and sustained, especially in this post-pandemic moment when the objectives
movements are oriented towards proximity.
But it is above all a project designed to rediscover the relationships
humans, through the choice of a powerful and evocative theme: food –
Who among us hasn’t celebrated friendships and successes, celebrated birthdays
family or commemorative events around a set table? Who among us has not
he tasted ideas and feelings accompanied by good dishes and excellent wines or
who hasn’t heard childhood memories ringing in their head and heart
thanks to a taste or a scent?
Food will therefore be the leitmotif of an experience that will make us
go back in time, to the most distant past, of our history
common, distant and yet so nestled in the contemporary present –
The starting point will be the materials preserved in the museums which
they will tell stories of the survival of the first men, of offerings to
divinity and cultural rituals through the voice of experts and scholars that the
On Saturday afternoon, they will speak to the public by telling short stories and
It will also be possible to follow guided tours concentrating your own
pay attention to objects that recall the consumption of simple foods or
the intoxication of wine and banquets, the aristocratic pomp or the penance of
convents; objects which are not simple containers but which are loaded with
symbolic meanings – adds the published note.
For children, the theme of food will become almost every Sunday
an opportunity to have fun through games and puzzles, to be played by
alone or with family – is highlighted on the site.
And since cooking is culture, art but above all conviviality and
sensoriality cannot fail to taste “fragments” – we read in the official note published online on the institutional site. Every Saturday, al
at the end of the dialogues and guided tours, small tastings will be offered
bring to life, through the experience of eating, atmospheres, gestures and
the emotions of our ancestors in full
immersion in history – is highlighted on the site.
This is musA’s challenge: a
experiential journey that starts from the most delicate, fragile and rich places of
our present, our Museums, everyone’s places – reads the text published online.
This is what is read in an official note published in recent hours by the information service of the municipality of Chieti. The content of the note, the full content of which is reported verbatim in this article, was leaked, at 7 p.m., also through the institutional web channel of the Municipality of Chieti, on which the news found space. Source of the press release: comune.chieti.it