Light on the new Salinas Museum

Light on the new Salinas Museum

Flavia Frisone Università del Salento |  flavia.frisone@unisalento.it Photograph: Iolanda Carollo No scissors on velvet cushions, ready to cut the customary ribbon. No red white and green sashes of Prime Ministers or Regional Presidents; no protesters at the door and no fanfare of promises inside. No, there was nothing like that in the evening of July 27th in Palermo for the official reopening of the Archaeological Museum ‘Antonino Salinas’. Last summer was certainly one of many happy reopenings for institutions all around Italy, but the one I am about to recount to you has for me a special significance. I hope you won’t mind if I tell you about it in this tone, as a story close to my heart. First, the emotions I felt upon crossing the threshold...
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