Collaborations

University of Verona

In collaboration with the University of Verona and the “Orfeo” Research Center, Philosophica-Pólemos took place at the magnificent Villa Meriggio in Valeggio sul Mincio, a cycle of eight meetings which offered the opportunity to listen to some prestigious voices from the Italian philosophical panorama on a specific theme. For this first series, the theme of the Pólemos conflict was addressed in all its facets.

Sandro Orlandi Stagl

The curator of the Cultural Salotti, an initiative aimed at promoting and disseminating art and literature to inspire and develop critical thinking and reflection.

THE CURATORS OF PHILOSOPHICAL EVENTS

Ettore Fagiuoli, Pier Alberto Porceddu Cilione and Tommaso Tuppini, together with Alessandra Pacilli, take care of and develop all intellectual and philosophical initiatives.

MERIGGIO TORTELLO

“Eating is an emotion on the plate” says Nadia Pasquali. A determined and creative chef, she explains her philosophy and her beliefs: she aims to enhance the typical and topical product with her menus, satisfying the territory from an ethical point of view and the customer from an aesthetic point of view.
Nadia Pasquali, chef of the Alla Borsa restaurant in Valeggio sul Mincio, creates the "Love Knot" inspired by one of the works of art present in the Villa, watch the video and discover the ingredients used by the chef!

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The Last Judgment revisited by Jorge R. Pombo

A project supported by Villa Meriggio which led to the presence of two important works inside the historic residence: "Ascension of the Soul, Michelangelo's Variation" and "The Creation of Adam, Michelangelo's Variation". The “Last Judgment”, which has achieved enormous success, is preparing to travel around the world as early as 2024.

AIPRO.STO.B - BASSO FOUNDATION

Sammy launches an appeal to support the development of a promising therapy aimed at combating not only progeria, but also other genetic diseases. Its mission is to ensure a better future for those who suffer, offering hope and support in the search for a definitive cure.

OUR MUSICIANS

Villa Meriggio has hosted prominent names in the musical world, mentioning just a few: Sergio Virgilio Baietta, the founders of the Amadeus Academy Valentina Fornari and Alberto Nosè, the Ottodix Ensamble and Jozef F. Pjetri.

GALLERIES, ARTS, COLLECTABLES

To promote and support artistic excellence, Villa Meriggio actively collaborates with art galleries, emerging and established artists, such as those who are part of the Ethical Art Movement, Lucio Pozzi. Many works are now an essential part of the beautiful Art Nouveau architecture.

VENICE BIENNIALE

Villa Meriggio held the press conference with the previews of the Cameroon Pavilion at the 60th edition of the International Contemporary Art Fair Biennale di Venezia 2024, conceived and curated by Sandro Orlandi Stagl, also curator of the Salotti del Meriggio.

The “Amici del Meriggio” project was born from the profound desire to apply and give voice to the philosophy of Villa Meriggio. An open group of artists, collectors, musicians, poets, writers, philosophers, directors, producers, scientists, designers, entrepreneurs, chefs, professors and in general people who want to enrich this wonderful place outside of space and time, leaving the their precious and unique contribution, describing beauty and excellence.

Massimo Cacciari

Massimo Cacciari guest at Villa Meriggio for the Pòlemos exhibition in collaboration with the University of Verona.

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NADIA PASQUALI

Nadia Pasquali, "strong-willed and creative", talks about herself at Villa Meriggio, explaining how cooking is also art. “Eating is an emotion on the plate” so says the chef, who explains her philosophy and her belief: to enhance the typical and topical product with her menus, satisfying the territory from an ethical point of view and the customer from an aesthetic point of view.

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SAMMY BASSO

Sammy Basso opens up and shares his story, explaining with determination the purpose of the association founded together with his family. Through his commitment, he aims to study, understand and raise awareness of the very rare genetic disease that affects him personally. Determined, he dedicates his heart and soul to ensuring that no one has to face the fight against these rare diseases alone.

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RACCONTI DEL MERIGGIO

The second book in the Arkadia series by Alessandra Pacilli.

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RACCONTI DELL'ALBA

“After the night at 5 the sound of the alarm clock, always a trauma. A small garden of company in this difficult moment... but also at any other time."

Three captivating stories to make the hated dark hour an opportunity for meeting and friendly exchange.
“Tales of Dawn” by Alessandra Pacilli with illustrations by Chiara Abastanotti.

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ACQUA E ANICE

Directed by Corrado Ceron with Stefania Sandrelli, Silvia D'Amico and Paolo Rossi.

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David Assael

Davide Assael presents the philosophical review Pólemos in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Romano Madera

Romano Madera presents the Philosophica – Pòlemos exhibition in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Marco Fortunato

Marco Fortunato presents the Philosophica – Pòlemos exhibition in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Sandro Orlandi Stagl

The second curator of the Cultural Salotti, an initiative aimed at promoting and disseminating art and literature to inspire and develop critical thinking and reflection.

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Lorenza Sannai

In honor of the “Elisir di Lungavita” Cultural Lounge, Lorenza Sannai shares her vision with the Amici del Meriggio.

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Roberto Bianconi

In honor of the “Elisir di Lungavita” Cultural Lounge, Roberto Bianconi shares his vision with the Amici del Meriggio.

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Sergey Nikitin Rimsky

In honor of the “Elixir of Life” Cultural Salon, Sergey Nikitin Rimsky shares his vision with the Friends of Meriggio.

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Lucio Pozzi

In honor of the “Elisir di Lungavita” Cultural Lounge, Lucio Pozzi shares his vision with the Amici del Meriggio.

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Elena Alfonsi

In honor of the “Elisir di Lungavita” Cultural Lounge, Elena Alfonsi shares her vision with the Amici del Meriggio.

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Ettore Fagiuoli

Ettore Fagiuoli presents the philosophical review Pólemos in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Adriana Cavarero

Adriana Cavarero, speaker at the fourth meeting of the Pòlemos philosophical review in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Salvatore Natoli

Salvatore Natoli, speaker at the third meeting of the Pòlemos philosophical review in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Rocco Ronchi

Rocco Ronchi, speaker at the second meeting of the Pòlemos philosophical review in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Tommaso Tuppini

Tommaso Tuppini presents the philosophical review Pólemos in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Tiziana Recchia

Tiziana Recchia present at the inaugural meeting of the philosophical review Pólemos in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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Pier Alberto Porceddu Cilione

Pier Alberto Porceddu Cilione presents the philosophical review Pólemos in collaboration with the University of Verona and the Orfeo Research Center.

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