Imperial Extravagance

An artistic experience disrupting space and time boundaries, where you are the lead character.

From 2 June until 31 July 2022, from dusk to midnight, the archaeological site of the Grotte di Catullo turns into a spectacle of light, sound and colors.

The beauty and power of the Roman Empire come alive in a contemporary key thanks to the magic of eight maxi multimedia light installations by artist Vera Uberti. The works blend with the environment of one of the most important Roman villas in northern Italy, recreating an unforgettable experience.

The 2022 edition also featured the extraordinary participation of a multimedia installation by artist David LaChapelle and the tasting experience designed for MaiMuseum by chef Andrea Mainardi


Grottoes of Catullus

Getting here
By train
From the Desenzano/Sirmione train station, take the bus or a taxi to Sirmione old town.
By car
From the Sirmione exit on the A4 motorway, head in the direction of Sirmione old town. Car parking is available outside the castle walls.



L’evento è diventato realtà grazie ad i nostri sponsor che hanno condiviso la visione di MAI Museum

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