MAMT||Museo Mediterraneo dell' Arte, della Musica e delle Tradizioni (EN)

The MAMT- Mediterranean Museum of Art, Music and Traditions is an institution created by the Fondazione Mediterraneo with the aim “to experience” in an interactive way, the positive emotions of Our Sea through Arts, Music and Traditions. The MAMT is one of the most important initiatives of Fondazione Mediterraneo: an active space created in order to let communicate Arts, Music and Traditions of the Mediterranean contemporary society. The awareness of a past full of ancient traditions is the base for the construction of a rational and connected humanity: the vastness of the Mediterranean area collects together the responsibility, the hard work and intelligence with the ability to share spaces and cultures. Today, more than ever, the sense of future is given by the awareness of the sorrow, of the conflicts and at the same time by the ability to share joys and bond.
Art and Music are since ever the tool of communication and sharing of the humanity that, in a particular “Mediterranean” path, allows us to overtake the violence of the human being that showed itself in his greater brutality in countries as Bosnia, Palestine, Syria and other places: as testify of this there are Bosnia, in order not to forget and Suffering and Hope in the world, exhibitions of the museum.

At the same time there are symbols inviting to meeting and hope appear in lands of desolation and Hush: The Ferrigno Nativity Scene, the exhibition a Sea, three Faiths, the Peace and the Last Neapolitan Supper are part of the Museum.
Near the Totem of Peace and other works by Mario Molinari, sculptor of the color, accompanies the lonely journey of freedom, the Dreamlike World of John Crown and the desire of participation and recognition of the role of women in the Mediterranean in the exhibition “Breaking the Veils, women artists of Islamic World”.
Fado, Flamenco, Tango and Sirtaki, the Song of Naples, the Great Lyric Operas, Arabic Music and the Classics of all the times catch the attention of the audience with the acoustic perfection of the “Music hall” of the Museum.
The section dedicated to Pino Daniele has a particular meaning.
The warm of the Mediterranean human nature and the awareness of the necessity to keep track, the the wealth and the fertility find in the “Section Architecture” – with the Associated presences of Alvaro Siza, Ciamarra Picas, Vittorio Di Pace, Nicola Pagliara, Marco Introini and others - and in the Voices of the Migrants and other strong point.
The artworks of Pietro and Rino Volpe mark Mediterranean signs in which the culture and the literature merge with the creativity making a unique collection.
A collection of HD video about the most important sites of the Campania Region will accompany the tourists of cruises and the visitors in the whole building: the ground floor facing on Municipio Square will host an info-point unique in its kind. The MAMT is also an articulated system of services in the heart of the city of Naples: the library, the emeroteque, the music hall, salt conventions, the restaurants, the Euromedcafé, the residences and the bookshop receive the visitor with sympathy and enthusiasm: that enthusiasm of the Mediterranean!

On the occasion of the Feast of St. Gennaro two "special" days at the Museum of Peace - MAMT.
In compliance with the regulations for covid-19, visitors will be welcomed for an "emotional" journey dedicated to St. Gennaro and, in particular, to the Miracle of St. Gennaro.
An emotional video, testimonies, documents and images will illustrate one of the most significant miracles that indissolubly bind the city of Naples to its Saint.

Special day at the Museum of Peace - MAMT on 5 September 2020. On this day we celebrate Saint Teresa of Calcutta, the anniversary of the birth of judge Antonino Caponnetto (5 September 1920) and the tenth anniversary of the killing of Angelo Vassallo, the mayor -Fisherman of Acciaroli.
After the Holy Mass and the visit to the chapel dedicated to Saint Teresa of Calcutta, 3 emotional videos were shown on the protagonists of this day
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The celebrations for the centenary of the birth of Nino Caponnetto, Judge creator of his historic Pool or "Nonno Nino" for the thousands and thousands of children, took place in Florence and Naples (OMCOM headquarters and the Museum of Peace - MAMT) met, until the last moment of his life, in the schools of all our forgetful Italy.
"He loved Florence, he was loved by it and still is today. He loved Palermo, he was loved but not enough. He chose to be a judge. Without saying anything to his wife, he replaced Rocco Chinnici killed with the Lebanese method by Cosa Nostra. He obtained the first sentence of the Constitutional Court as Magistrate in his first position. He fought in Africa and came back full of nightmares and lined up for peace. He spoke to young people from all over Italy. He created the first anti-mafia pool with four musketeers: Falcone, Borsellino, Guarnotta, Di Lello. He loved his wife Betta for 61 years until her death. He defended the Constitution. He was the first, in the history of our country, to have over 400 mafia bosses sentenced definitively. He wept for the death of his 'children' Falcone and Borsellino. He said 'it's all over', immediately regretting it ".

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The celebrations for the tenth anniversary of the construction - in 2010 - of the monumental work "Totem of Peace" in Gaeta, Rutino, San Sebastiano al Vesuvio, Pescasseroli, Rome (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Rome (Presidency of the Council of Ministers), Rabat (Parliament of Morocco).
In Pescasseroli the President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo prof. Michele Capasso, the President of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise prof. Giovanni Cannata and the Director of the Park Colonel Luciano Sammarone celebrated the tenth anniversary by emphasizing the importance of the Totem of Peace as a symbol of safeguarding the environment.
On this occasion, President Cannata connected directly with the other cities and announced the upcoming celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the Park's constitution (2022-2023) hoping for the involvement of the main Mediterranean parks for a common meeting aimed at exchanging of good practice experiences and coordination activities.
President Capasso proposed on this occasion to host an exhibition for 2022-2023 at the Museum of Peace - MAMT in Naples dedicated to the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise on the occasion of the centenary, as part of the program "Italy from to discover"
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The eighteenth of the anniversaries is dedicated to the centenary of Enzo Biagi's birth.
President Michele Capasso recalled the great journalist and on the 5 floors of the Museum - in full compliance with the rules for Covid - videos, unpublished and the main interviews were shown
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