the second year Officine Culturali takes part to #MuseumWeek:
celebration of culture on twitter.From
the 23
to the 29
of March 2015
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

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
  • 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

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