For the second year Officine Culturali takes part to #MuseumWeek: the celebration of culture on twitter.From the 23rd to the 29th of March 2015,seven different hashtags will tell about our work and the several intricate stories about the Benedictine monastery of San Nicolò l’Arena, in Catania. To participate to our #MuseumWeek you can follow the twitter account of the Benedictine Monastery of Catania (@monasteroCT - #monasterocatania).

Here is the list of the hashtag that will accompany the daily discovery of this jewel of Sicilian late baroque style.

  • We start Monday 23, with #secretsMW we will disclose the ‘backstage’ of Officine Culturali and will show the backoffice of our work.
  • Tuesday March 24, will focus on the Monastore – the Benedectine Monastery bookshop – with #souvenirsMW. We will talk about books and local craftsmanship, and about the book presentations that have taken place and will take place in the Monastery. We will ask you to tell us about your shopping at the bookshop.
  • Wednesday March 25, will be the turn of #architectureMW: an entire day dedicated to architecture using the myths and legends of one of the biggest monasteries in Europe. The Benedictine Monastery of Catania, with its stratifications, will tell us about 2000 years of history: from the Roman through the Late Baroque period until the present days, with the contemporary restoration of the architect Giancarlo De Carlo.
  • Thursday March 26, with #inspirationMW we will invite the monastery’s visitors to capture and tell their guided tour using tweets and photos. This will allow those who follow us from pc, tablets or smartphones to discover the monastery through the eyes of our guests.
  • Friday March 27, we will continue with #familyMW. We will tell you about our education activities, the guided tours and the initiatives dedicated to families, schools and, in general, the younger visitors of the monastery.
  • Saturday March 28, we will use #favMW to ask our followers to share through our twitter account everything they love about the monastery using pictures, videos and tweets.
  • Sunday March 29, finally, we will conclude the #MuseumWeek with #poseMW: the monastery will become a photo set for your selfies, poses and memes.

For further information, and to know which museums participate to the #MuseumWeek see: www.museumweek2015.org.

News published on 03/20/2015

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