We decided to create the Rome Art Week to answer a simple consideration, there was!

RAW is a collaborative project, totally independent and non-profit to promote contemporary art in Rome, which will take place from 24 to 29 October 2016 at which participate 124 galleries and institutions 209 artists.

There are 459 events not to be missed and you will be helped to discover the point of views of Alberto Dambruoso, Alfredo Pirri, Angelo Bellobono, Antonio Arévalo, Bruno Aller, Claudio Zambianchi, Daniela Fonti, Dario Evola, Giovanni Albanese, Helia Hamedani, Ilaria Schiaffini, Lorenzo Canova, Mike Watson, Paolo Balmas, Raffaele Gavarro, Roberto Gramiccia, Saverio Verini, Shara Wasserman.

207 events, 153 open studios and 99 exhibition!

Galleries and Institutions

During the Rome Art Week participating galleries and institutions will organize one or more events to present to the public their vision of contemporary art, and in addition to having a structure card complete and independent from the events cards, they will be able to join in free associations, of at least six facilities, each association having a home page of their own with restricted presentation, map and custom calendar. To date it has already signed centoventiquattro galleries and institutions


The artists will be able to organize an open studio or presentation to illustrate his research in his studio or in his own chosen space. Participation is limited to professional artists.
The artists will have an event card and a complete biography.

Points of view

Critics or influential professionals in the contemporary art sector will be called to help create visit paths to use during the week of RAW. The paths will be freely chosen according to personal artistic trend of Opinion leaders.
Every Opinion leader as well as having a home page with interactive map and personalized calendar will have a short biography and a video where he can illustrate his point of view on contemporary art.

RAW and the word

During RAW will be organized meetings with curators and organizers of international exhibitions in order to to promote and spread the most interesting artistic activity and the most interesting exhibition of the city. It will be an important opportunity to also discuss international collaborations between galleries, artists, institutions with a renewed focus on the independent reality.