Unmissable weekend between art and science, the one scheduled from 18 to 20 October 2019 in Petralie.
The Sottosale Association and the Museum of Contemporary Art Rock Sculptures of Petralia Soprana are in fact partners of the seventh edition of the Planet Earth Week (13-20 October), scheduled in Sottana and dedicated to The Salt of the Earth in the Unesco Geopark: between the numerous events scheduled (reservations required by calling 0921 641 811), on Friday afternoon 18 visits to the Madonie Geopark Unesco urban geological path and to the Antonio Collisani Civic Museum in Petralia Sottana, Saturday 19 in the morning visits to the Raffo MACSS , Soprana (first call at 366 38 78 751, it will also be possible to see the digital installation Journey to the center of the Earth), in the afternoon at the premises of the ExMa di Sottana the exhibition Vision of Earth, the seismographic visual art and culture and volcanology, curated by Fabiola Di Maggio and Sunday morning finally visits to the Catarratti hydroelectric plant of 1908 in Sottana.
The program is the result of an intense and fruitful collaboration between public and private subjects: Municipality of Petralia Sottana; Order of Geologists of Sicily; Haliotis Association; Madonie Regional Park Authority; Geopark Madonie UNESCO; ITALKALI Società Italiana Sali Alcalini S.p.A; C.A.I. Madonie Section of Petralia Sottana; Antonio Collisani Civic Museum; National Civil service; Rotary Club Palermo Parco delle Madonie; Pro Loco F. Tropea; MUSEA; TCI Orange Flags; Museum of Contemporary Art Under Sale Association.
Petralia Sottana has been identified as the site of the Madonie Geopark – Global Geopark network, it is among the first Municipalities of Europe to establish Geopark itineraries with a Geological Geopark museum and the first to have a Geopark urban geological route. The Sottosale Museum, with its dreamlike sculptures, is part of this enhancement path that the Association of the same name has long embraced with a view to promoting the natural and cultural resources of the Petralias.
Infoline and mandatory reservations at the tel Tourist Office Petralia Sottana: 0921 641 811