My Art Guide Palermo Editorial Highlights

Manifesta 12

Manifesta 12 Palermo, Orto Botanico di Palermo, 2017. Photo by CAVE Studio

Manifesta 12

Teatro Garibaldi

Forcella De Seta. Copyright Manifesta. Photo by Cave Studio

Manifesta 12: Venues

Various Venues in Palermo

Palazzo Costantino. Copyright Manifesta. Photo by Cave Studio

Manifesta 12: City on Stage

Various Venues in Palermo

Botanic Gardens, Palermo © CAVE Studio

Manifesta 12: Garden of Flows

Various Venues in Palermo


courtesy of Annet Gelink Gallery
Berlinde De Bruyckere, "Mantel II", 2016-18, Chiesa di Santa Venera, Courtesy of Galleria Continua, Ph Vincenzo Motta

Berlinde De Bruyckere

Chiesa di Santa Venera
16/06/2018 - 04/11/2018

La Decollazione (The Decollation), Production still / Madder Roots, Althen-des-Paluds, 2018 / Courtesy the artist and Galleria Franco Noero

Simon Starling: La Decollazione (The Decollation)

Chiesa di San Giovanni dell’Origlione
15/06/2018 - 04/11/2018

© Michele Guido. Courtesy Lia Rumma gallery

Ceiba Garden Project

Palazzo Oneto di Sperlinga
14/06/2018 - 30/11/2018

courtesy of Collectif Corps Citoyen
Courtesy of Collective Intelligence, il traffico

Il Traffico

04/10/2018 - 04/11/2018

Didem Erk, “I wish I could not be Traced in the Archives”
Courtesy of Miles Munro Williams


Various Venues in Palermo
01/09/2018 - 30/09/2018

Stefano Graziani, Under the Volcano and other Stories, Pappagallo-2009

The Hidden City

Palazzo Abatellis and other venues
10/09/2018 - 17/09/2018

Courtesy of Polytechnic University of Palermo

Ingruttati Palermo

University of Palermo, Polytechnic School, Department of Architecture
20/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

Courtesy of DOHA Institute

Practices of ‘Unlearning’: Coloniality, Knowledge and Migration

Various Venues in Palermo
25/06/2018 - 01/07/2018

Ph. Asmaa Barakat

The Garden of Forking Paths

15/06/2018 - 24/06/2018

Collateral Events

Gabriella Ciancimino. La Flora Sonadora Macba Unicode Encoding Conflict

In Liberty We Trust: Gabriella Ciancimino

Palazzo Ziino
13/06/2018 - 24/08/2018

Arte Migrante Palermo

Arte Migrante

Various Venues and Chiesa Santa Chiara
22/06/2018 - 26/10/2018

Calidarium dell'Orto Botanico - Palermo 2018

Radiceterna Arte e Ambiente

Orto Botanico
19/05/2018 - 04/11/2018

Photo credit: Stefano Masselli

Ypsigrock Festival 2018

Castle of Castelbuono
09/08/2018 - 12/08/2018

Courtesy of Edel Assanti Gallery

Marcin Dudek: Giochi Senza Frontiere

Cortile di Palazzo Mazzarino
14/06/2018 - 04/11/2018

Massimo Bartolini ph. R.Galasso

Massimo Bartolini: Caudu e fridu

Palazzo Oneto di Sperlinga
16/06/2018 - 15/09/2018

Courtesy of the artist
Per Barclay, Cavallerizza Palazzo Mazzarino, Palermo

Per Barclay

Palazzo Mazzarino
17/06/2018 - 04/11/2018

'Tiffany Chung: Reconstructing an exodus history: boat trajectories, ports of first asylum and resettlement countries, 2017'
ph. Gael le Bihan

Il Giardino Siciliano come Metafora

12/10/2018 - 11/11/2018

MOMAS, Photo by Lukas-Baumewerd Photograph © Estate Martin Kippenberger, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

Martin Kippenberger. The Museum of Modern Art Syros

Fondazione Sant'Elia
19/06/2018 - 31/07/2018



The Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes
11/05/2018 - 15/11/2018


Ignazio Mortellaro

Calidarium of the Botanical Garden
10/10/2018 - 04/11/2018

In the frame of Radiceterna Arte e Ambiente, a project by Valentina Bruschi, Ignazio Mortellaro, Vittorio Rappa and Eveline Wüthrich, in collaboration with the University Museum System (SiMuA), Ignazio Mortellaro showcases his work for the fourth and last appointment, which takes place inside the Calidarium of the Botanical Gardens of the University of Palermo. As stated in the title of the exhibition, taken from a verse by the poet Giuseppe Ungaretti, the artist aims to “objectify” the term “desert”, understood as landscape, place of extreme atomization, a fluid and free space, whose mutations makes it a dizzying labyrinth “which has no stairways to climb, nor walls to impede thy... Read More
Ignazio Mortellaro, E già sono deserto, 2018. Courtesy of the artist
Fatma Bucak Damscus rose 2016 – on going Installation view, David Winton Bell Gallery, 2016 Damask rose cuttings from Damascus cultivated in rose plants Installation photos by Jesse Banks III

Fatma Bucak. So as to find the strength to see

GAM Palermo
17/10/2018 - 02/12/2018

GAM Palermo hosts a solo exhibition by Fatma Bucak, organised by Fondazione Merz in collaboration with Festival delle Letterature Migranti. Fatma Bucak’s work addresses themes such as political and gender identity, censorship, repression, expropriation,... Read More
Marzia Migliora, "Voce del Verbo Avere", 2018. Courtesy of Fondazione Merz

Marzia Migliora: Voce del Verbo Avere

Palazzo Branciforte
08/09/2018 - 04/11/2018

The exhibition at Palazzo Branciforte is organised by Fondazione Merz and curated by Valentina Bruschi and Beatrice Merz. “Voce del verbo avere” is the ideal continuation of the personal exhibition of Marzia Migliora entitled “Velme”,... Read More
Masbedo "Videomobile"

Masbedo: Videomobile

Palazzo Costantino
17/06/2018 - 04/11/2018

MASBEDO transformed an old OM freight van of the ’70s into a “video car” to travel places belonging to the cinema of the past, to investigate the Sicilian society and the history of the territory of Palermo: a moving studio that works... Read More
Courtesy of FPAC
Francesco Pantaleone, on the occasion of Manifesta, presents a solo exhibition of Carlos Garaicoa, featuring works of great involvement and refined research on urban and landscape contexts.

Art Spaces

Museums, Foundations, Galleries and Artists Studios Selected by our Editorial Committee
Galleria Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea.
Rizzuto Gallery

Rizzuto Gallery


DOM art_space

DOM art_space


Giuseppe Veniero Project
ZAC - Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee
Centro Internazionale di fotografia
Spazio Contemporaneo Agorà
Minimum Studio, Palermo

Minimum Studio


Nuvole Incontri d'Arte
Dimora OZ



N38 E13



Museo Civico di Castelbuono


Restaurants, bars and hotels Selected by our Editorial Committee
Grand Hotel Wagner
Grand Hotel Villa Igiea
Hotel Plaza Opéra
Hotel Principe di Villafranca
Hotel Porta Felice Wellness Club
Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes
Massimo Plaza Hotel Palermo
Eurostars Centrale Palace
Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa
NH Palermo hotel
Butera 28
Bocum Mixology

Bocum Mixology