FONDAZIONE CARIPLO will finance the project
OMEGNA, THE CITY OF CREATIVITY. Creativity as promoter urban, cultural and economic quality of the city
The Municipal Administration of Omegna has started a serious work related to the enhancement of the territory and its resources both for the benefit of its citizens and towards the creation of new tourist attractions.
The project was inspired by Gianni Rodari, a distinguished fellow citizen whose birth centenary is celebrated next year and who made of creativity the key concept of his pedagogy.
The project of the emblematic interventions was entrusted to BIANCHETTIARCHITETTURA S.A. and has obtained the approval and the funding of the Cariplo Foundation in the context of the emblematic interventions 2019.
The project involves the construction of a new interactive museum dedicated to Gianni Rodari, the extension of the long walkway near the Nigoglia river to create a protected pedestrian path able to connect the new museum, the city center and the area of the Forum and the toy library. The project provides for the creation of an artistic path distributed along the city and through sculptures
"Speakers", inspired by the poetics of Rodariana, know how to tell visitors and citizens the salient aspects of the city.
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