All appointments are free admission. If you want, you can support the Cartoon Club festival by making a donation. Thank you!

Info and reservations: eventi@cartoonclub.it – +39 335 6509361

To follow the meetings in streaming: https://cartoonclub-channel.it

From 13 to 16 July takes place Riminicomix, market exhibition & cosplay convention:
Opening pavilions at 16.00 – 24.00 Opening
Food & Beverage Area: 11.00 – 24.00

Screenings
Meetings
Music
Cosplay
Other

Monday 10 July

Location Schedule Event
Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library 18:30 The meeting with Amnesty International representative Gianluca Costantini aims to raise awareness of the multiple cases of human rights violations that occur around the world, often in a silent way and ignored by most people
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Francesca da Rimini Arena 21:00 A cheerful (not too much) exchange of chatter about the world of Petra Magoni, incredible voice, decisive attitude, warm timbre and refined swing soul
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Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library 21:15 The selection of animated films Rights denied. A Look from the World focuses on social and political issues, exploring the concept of denied rights in different parts of the world. Viewers will be transported on a journey that will take them to explore the reality of people fighting for their rights, facing challenges and difficulties that are often ignored or forgotten.
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Sismondo Castle 21:30 The installation The art of Altan. The Pimpa, Cipputi and the others on the Malatesta castle projects the images of the characters created by the famous designer Altan on the Malatesta Castle, one of the symbols of the city.
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Tuesday 11 July

Location Schedule Event
Francesca da Rimini Arena 21:00 In the meeting Art thefts in comics and animated cinema we will analyze how the world of animation and comics uses art as a narrative element and as a source of inspiration for its creations
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Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library 21:00 Screenings of the finalist films of the Cartoon Club Award
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Sismondo Castle 21:30 The installation The art of Altan. The Pimpa, Cipputi and the others on the Malatesta castle projects the images of the characters created by the famous designer Altan on the Malatesta Castle, one of the symbols of the city.
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Wednesday 12 July

Location Schedule Event
City Museum 19:30 Inauguration of the exhibitions A come Altan, P come Pimpa, Comics & Science: La scienza a fumetti e il ruolo delle donne nella ricerca, Riviera creativa e Direzione ostinate
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Francesca da Rimini Arena 20:30 Here comes Pimpa: the unmistakable dog with red polka dots, arrives in Rimini and waits for the children, to meet them and take souvenir photos.
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Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library 21:00 Screenings of the finalist films of the Cartoon Club Award
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Sismondo Castle 21:30 The installation The art of Altan. The Pimpa, Cipputi and the others on the Malatesta castle projects the images of the characters created by the famous designer Altan on the Malatesta Castle, one of the symbols of the city.
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Thursday 13 July

Location Schedule Event
Piazzale Federico Fellini 04:00 Dedication Area opening
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 11:00 Opening of the Food&Beverage area
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 14:00 Professional workshop MANGA with Giada Romano + portfolio review
The Workshop will focus on the professional realization of a manga in all its phases, from writing to final drawing, analyzing both graphic and narrative techniques.
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 16:00 Opening of the comics exhibition stands
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 16:00 Opening of the Games Area: thirty tables available to the public to play for free classic titles and best news of the year
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 17:00 Opening Creator area
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 18:00 Gender inequality: games, comics and cartoons are not women's jobs: we talk about it with the cartoonists Silvia Ziche and Vanessa Cardinali and with the vice president of the Vigamus videogame Museum Giulia Rovai.
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 19:00 Comics & Science: telling science in comics
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 19:00 Cosplay Soft Contest: a simple and immediate non-competitive cosplay fashion show format
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Augeo Art Space 19:30 Inauguration of the exhibition A Silvia – fumetti e risate di Silvia Ziche
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Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library 21:00 Screenings of the finalist films of the Cartoon Club Award
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Sala Antica Chiesa Sant’Agostino 21:00 Collecting and passions, dialogue on the culture of ancient games
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 21:00 The screenings in the building: the animated visions of Iunior TV and Supersix
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:00 In the wonderful setting of the Piazza sull'acqua, within the natural environment of the Marecchia park, there will be screenings of animated feature films selected among the novelties of the last year.
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Court of the Augustinians 21:15 Screening: Mavka and the Enchanted Forest
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Sismondo Castle 21:30 The installation The art of Altan. The Pimpa, Cipputi and the others on the Malatesta castle projects the images of the characters created by the famous designer Altan on the Malatesta Castle, one of the symbols of the city.
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 21:30 Japanese evening with Sari
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 22:00 Vickeblanka in concert
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 23:00 Japanese evening with Erisu
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Thursday 13 July

Location Schedule Event
Piazzale Federico Fellini 04:00 Dedication Area opening
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Beach 26 10:00 Fumetti on the beach: live drawing performance on the beach with the guest authors of the festival
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 10:00 Comics workshop with Associazione amici di Cartoon Club
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 11:00 Opening of the Food&Beverage area
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 14:00 Professional workshop CHARACTER DESIGN with Alan D'Amico + portfolio review
The Workshop will focus on the very important phase of Character Design, or how to create a style and the right design for a professional comic
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 16:00 Opening of the Games Area: thirty tables available to the public to play for free classic titles and best news of the year
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 16:00 Opening of the comics exhibition stands
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 17:00 Opening Creator area
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 17:00 Zagor returns to Rimini: meeting with the authors of the Spirit with the axe
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 18:00 Silvia Ziche, the queen of laughter: Silvia Ziche retraces her career
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 18:00 K-Pop Contest
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Piazza Cavour 18:00 Collectors and dealers of games present, in a dedicated area of the Rimini Friday evening market, antique games of various kinds: traditional board games, vintage toys, collectibles and more.
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 19:00 The Italian humorous comic from Jac to Tonna
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 19:00 Those waiting for the film… Playing! Ludobus Scombussolo
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Coconuts 20:00 Cosplay Night
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:00 In the wonderful setting of the Piazza sull'acqua, within the natural environment of the Marecchia park, there will be screenings of animated feature films selected among the novelties of the last year.
Discover
Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 21:00 The screenings in the building: the animated visions of Iunior TV and Supersix
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 21:00 Doe Awura in concerto
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Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library 21:00 Screenings of the finalist films of the Signor Rossi Award
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Francesca da Rimini Arena 21:00 Fashion in stripes. The influence of comics and cartoons in fashion design
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:00 Screening of the new episode of AcquaTeam-Avventure in mare: Brividi nell'artico
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Court of the Augustinians 21:15 Concert dedicated to the soundtracks of Hayao Miyazaki's films, accompanied by drawings made live by cartoonists guests of Cartoon Club
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Sismondo Castle 21:30 The installation The art of Altan. The Pimpa, Cipputi and the others on the Malatesta castle projects the images of the characters created by the famous designer Altan on the Malatesta Castle, one of the symbols of the city.
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:30 Screening: I Croods 2 - una nuova era
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Saturday 15 July

Location Schedule Event
Coconuts 01:00 1st Edition of Anime Night
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 04:00 Dedication Area opening
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Beach 26 10:00 Fumetti on the beach: live drawing performance on the beach with the guest authors of the festival
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Beach 26 10:00 Clean-up Academia: activities that combine sports, anime and ecology themed My Hero Academia
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 10:00 Manga comics course with Rimini comics school
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 11:00 Opening of the Food&Beverage area
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 14:00 Professional workshop COVER ART with Gianluca Pagliarani + portfolio review
The Workshop will focus on the professional creation of a Cover, starting from the concept to the finished realization.
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 16:00 Opening of the comics exhibition stands
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 16:00 Opening of the Games Area: thirty tables available to the public to play for free classic titles and best news of the year
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 16:30 One Piece cosplay Gathering
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 17:00 Opening Creator area
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 17:00 Alfredo Castelli & Friends: Alfredo Castelli returns to Cartoon Club to meet his readers.
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 17:30 Life drawing workshop: the authors and students of the school together with visitors who want to join, will be involved in drawing sessions from life, portraying a posing cosplay model
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 18:00 A for Altan, I for Interview: Altan tells his story at 360° in a public meeting in which he will reveal the thousand faces of his artistic production
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 18:00 The Winx Club flies to Cartoon Club with a magical event!
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 19:00 Those waiting for the film… Playing! Ludobus Scombussolo
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 19:00 Epic Cosplay Contest: the official contest of the festival valid for the qualification of the Cosplay Italian Cup, the National Cosplay Championship
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 19:00 Carlo Lucarelli and Don Camillo: detective stories and comics on the Via Emilia: A journey through the yellows of the Po Valley led by Carlo Lucarelli and Silvia Riccò
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 20:30 Cartoni morti tells Rimini
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:00 In the wonderful setting of the Piazza sull'acqua, within the natural environment of the Marecchia park, there will be screenings of animated feature films selected among the novelties of the last year.
Discover
Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 21:00 The screenings in the building: the animated visions of Iunior TV and Supersix
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Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library 21:00 Screenings of the finalist films of the Signor Rossi Award
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Court of the Augustinians 21:00 The Festival presents the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award to one of the greatest Italian artists of all time: Altan.
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:00 Screening: Grogh storia di un castoro
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Court of the Augustinians 21:15 Screening on the docufilm Mi chiamo Altan e faccio vignette
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Sismondo Castle 21:30 The installation The art of Altan. The Pimpa, Cipputi and the others on the Malatesta castle projects the images of the characters created by the famous designer Altan on the Malatesta Castle, one of the symbols of the city.
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:30 Screening: Troppo cattivi - DreamWorks
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Carnaby Club 23:00 Riminicomix @Carnaby: the night of Rimimicomix at the disco!
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Saturday 15 July

Location Schedule Event
Coconuts 01:00 1st Edition of Anime Night
Discover
Piazzale Federico Fellini 04:00 Dedication Area opening
Discover
Beach 26 10:00 Fumetti on the beach: live drawing performance on the beach with the guest authors of the festival
Discover
Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 10:00 Comics workshop with Associazione amici di Cartoon Club
Discover
Piazzale Federico Fellini 11:00 Opening of the Food&Beverage area
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 14:00 Professional workshop GRAPHIC NOVEL + portfolio review The Workshop will focus on the professional creation of a comic book in all its phases, from writing to final drawing, analyzing both graphic and narrative techniques.
Discover
Piazzale Federico Fellini 16:00 Opening of the Games Area: thirty tables available to the public to play for free classic titles and best news of the year
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 17:00 Opening Creator area
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 17:00 Ziche and Casty: two different visions of Mickey Mouse
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 18:00 Epic Cosplay Contest: the official contest of the fair open to all categories of cosplayers
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 18:00 Gender stereotypes and transformations in roles in Comics, Games and Cartoons
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 19:00 Those waiting for the film… Playing! Ludobus Scombussolo
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Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 19:00 Dino Buzzati between literature and comics: during the meeting we will investigate the relationship between the great writer of Belluno and comics
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:00 In the wonderful setting of the Piazza sull'acqua, within the natural environment of the Marecchia park, there will be screenings of animated feature films selected among the novelties of the last year.
Discover
Palazzo Del Turismo – Palazzina Roma 21:00 The screenings in the building: the animated visions of Iunior TV and Supersix
Discover
Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library 21:00 Screenings of the finalist films of the International Panorama
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:00 Proiezione de L’orso col ghiacciolo
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Francesca da Rimini Arena 21:00 Basito fest 2023: Basito is the title of an unpublished comic fanzine in which the ink imagination of various authors faces the public of the territory in order to constitute a disenchanted and visionary presence on the social framework of the moment.
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 21:00 Artemuse in concert: five performers who will guide the audience to the rediscovery of Disney classics, but told in a very original key.
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Court of the Augustinians 21:15 Concert: Art Disney Cartoons In Orchestra
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Sismondo Castle 21:30 The installation The art of Altan. The Pimpa, Cipputi and the others on the Malatesta castle projects the images of the characters created by the famous designer Altan on the Malatesta Castle, one of the symbols of the city.
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The square on the water and the Tiberius Bridge 21:30 Screening: Dreambuilders - la fabbrica dei sogni
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Piazzale Federico Fellini 22:00 Chocobo Band in concert: the rock band that reinterprets the soundtracks of the Final Fantasy video game series in a progressive/symphonic metal key
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Exhibitions 2023

A pencil of freedom for Patrick Zaki. Gianluca Costantini

From 10 July to 31 July
At Image Gallery - Via Gambalunga 27

in the graphic novel Patrick Zaki. Una storia egiziana, Laura Cappon and Gianluca Costantini tell the normality of the life of the Egyptian researcher until his arrest, torture, today, hope and where they explain why Patrick's story also concerns Italy and all of us.

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Patrick World Heritage

From 10 July to 31 July
At Courtyard of the Gambalunga Library - Via Gambalunga 27

The exhibition Patrick World Heritage aims to spread the themes of freedom and justice in places of civil society accessible to all, outside the traditional institutional or museum venues.

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Stubborn Directions: Young Human Rights Visions

From 13 July to 31 July
At City Museum - Via Luigi Tonini, 1

The exhibition represents an opportunity to discover the creativity and social commitment of the young students of the artist Cristiano Carloni of the Liceo Artistico Ferruccio Mengaroni in Pesaro.

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Riviera Creativa: Cartoonists, Illustrators and Animators of the Adriatic on display

From 13 July to 31 July
At City Museum - Via Luigi Tonini, 1

Riviera Creativa: Cartoonists, Illustrators and Animators of the Adriatic on display is a group exhibition that highlights the talent of cartoonist animators from the regions of Romagna and Marche

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Comics & Science: comic science and the role of women in research

From 13 July to 31 July
At City Museum - Via Luigi Tonini, 1

Comics & Science is a comic science dissemination project sponsored by the National Research Council (CNR) that combines art, science and awareness on gender equality issues.

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A as Altan. P as Pimpa – A world of adventures from comics to cartoons

From 13 July to 31 August
At City Museum - Via Luigi Tonini, 1

Cartoon Club pays tribute to Pimpa and her stories through an exhibition that offers the rare opportunity to see up close the original storyboards of animated short films based on Pimpa

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To Silvia. comics and laughter by Silvia Ziche

From 14 July to 31 July
At Augeo Art Space - Corso d’Augusto, 217

The solo exhibition of one of the most important authors of Italian comics, Silvia Ziche has been one of Mickey Mouse's most important pencils for over thirty years.

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