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View on WOOL YARN, sheep herders, the people of Foza-Foza Throughout August

Dal 4/8/2013 al 31/8/2013

Mostra “SUL FILO DI LANA i Pastori, le Pecore, la Gente di Foza”Exhibition "on the EDGE of WOOL, sheep herders, the people of Foza, throughout August in Foza

Throughout August the Museo Civico di Foza will host, from Monday to Friday 15.30 -22; Saturday, Sunday and holidays 9-12 .30 15.30 -22, the exhibition "on the edge of wool: shepherds, sheep, people of foza.

The exhibition, curated by Alberto Alberti (archaeology), Philip Menegatti (for scientific contribution to the recovery project of the Sheep Foza) and Francesca Rodeghiero (historian and ethnographer) explores the world of all-round shepherding through the fascinating connections between history, science and home economics.

An exploration that does not neglect the contemporary technologies since it will be possible to explore the historical and scientific content online, using your smartphone and QR codes placed in individual panels. One small step for a major project: to keep Foza open to the world as well as the "sheep Foza" combined in the past this small community to the surrounding reality.


Comune di Foza -via Roma, 4 36010 FOZA (VI) Tel. 0424 698003
Museo di Foza-via Roma, 1 36010 FOZA (VI) Tel. 0424 443641


The New Museum was inaugurated in theformer Town Hall in may 2009, after the renovation of the building. Now the "Museo della Gente di Foza" is in the process of construction. Discuss Foza, from its origins to the present day dwelling on the events that have made a significant change to its history, using Visual and multimedia languages. It also hosts thematic exhibitions which will be renewed in time. For now the multimedia room for conferences, meetings, screenings and the floor dedicated to the great war. The media room has a refined masterpiece by local artist Marino Chiomento, which with skilful touches of chisel has cleverly carved "Foza, hay".

The event will also be a tribute to John Alessio, Mayor of Foza unfortunately recently deceased, who strongly believed in the realization of the exhibition and the creation of the Museum.

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