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Fondazione Istituto di Alta Cultura Orestiadi Onlus

Baglio di Stefano, 91024 Gibellina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0924 67844
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IMPRESSIVE

In the heart of western Sicily the magic of one of the world best museums just 5 minutes away from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
biviere
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Milan, Italy
Worth stopping

This little gem off the high between Mazara & Palermo off the Salemi exit is worth the 1 to 2 hrs... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
LouIenna
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Tecumseh, Canada
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The mission of the Orestiadi Foundation is to reveal the common matrix of Sicilian, African and Eastern cultures. The Foundation hosts the ‘Trame Mediterranee’ Museum (Mediterranean Weave Museum), which displays historical and artistic objects, from ceramics to contemporary artworks, from fabrics to multimedia installations. The Foundation organizes the annual Orestiadi Festival, dedicated to contemporary dance performances and theatre plays. Past events hosted Bob Wilson, Peter Stein, Moni Ovadia, Giorgio Albertazzi.
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4 weeks ago
“IMPRESSIVE”
Oct 1, 2017
“Worth stopping”
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Baglio di Stefano, 91024 Gibellina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of western Sicily the magic of one of the world best museums just 5 minutes away from the Feudo del Biviere, the wonderful country retreat where I spent my holiday

Thank biviere
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

This little gem off the high between Mazara & Palermo off the Salemi exit is worth the 1 to 2 hrs view. The old Muslim art is such a contrast with the various contemporary art that one is awed with the quality of this place....More

Thank LouIenna
Reviewed January 2, 2016

We were unimpressed by Gibellini, a new town following a catastrophic earthquake in 1968. But in the hotel foyer was a flyer for this place and we were intrigued and thought we would visit before leaving. Well we were amazed - once we found it...More

Thank Janet2008
Reviewed June 26, 2013

This place, though hidden and a bit off the beaten track, deserves a seat in the top ten Sicilian cultural gems. Close to Segesta and Selinunte, it hosts a wonderful museum of contemporary art with pieces of Scialoja, Guttuso, Carlo Levi, Consagra and many more,...More

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