Who we are

The Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Association was born in 1996 in order to support the museum in all its cultural, tutelage and highlighting activities dedicated to the exhibited patrimony.
Founded and presided by Laura Cellina Amisano until her death in 2012, the Association has among its first merit worthy activities the pioneering creation of a service of museum guards in the rooms that were entrusted to motivated and competent volunteers.
The activities of the association continue, today, under the guidance of President Anna Maria Bagatti Valsecchi and its board:

Anna Maria Bagatti Valsecchi

Anna Maria Bagatti Valsecchi

Vice President
Adriana Colombo Fiore

Board of Arbitrators
Anna Colombo Fiore
Mario Fiore
Ruth Westen Pavese

Board members
Camilla Bagatti Valsecchi
Anna Balatti Folladori
Rosa Maria Bruni Fossati
Paolo Emilio Colao
Carlina Mapelli Mozzi Sala
Cristina Sottotetti
Ruth Westen Pavese

Board of account auditors
Marco Persico

Speechati – Young Friends

Speechati is the section for the young members of the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Association.

Formed in 2013 by a group of university students wanting to ‘get moving,’ to spread the good word about the museum among their peers (from this the group’s name), and to contribute to focusing attention in Milan on art and culture.

The group organizes periodic activities alternating those held within the museum’s walls with those of cultural visits to other places, always enriched with a convivial moment.

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The benefits and the fees

Free entrance

Bagatti Valsecchi Museum – Gallerie d’Italia, Milan, Naples, Vicenza – Fondazione Ugo Da Como, Lonato BS – GAMeC, Bergamo – AMART Art is Milan

Reduced entrance fee
Casa-Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi, Varese – Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, Gardone Riviera BS – Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milano – Museo Diocesano e Complesso di Sant’Eustorgio, Milano – Cinema Arcobaleno, Milano (From Monday to Friday) – Palazzo Vertemate Franchi, Piuro SO

Card delle case-museo di Milano (15,00€) – Teatro Manzoni, Via Manzoni 42 – Teatro Fontana in via Gian Antonio Boltraffio 21 – Teatro Gerolamo in Piazza Beccaria 8 – Ottica Cenisio in via Borgese 1 –

Sconto 20%
Hangar Bicocca: cataloghi istituzionali venduti al bookshop 

Sconto 15%
Libreria Bocca – Libri d’Arte in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele 12

Sconto 10%
Ingresso alle proprietà FAI – Hangar Bicocca: merchandising istituzionale venduto al bookshop

If not otherwise indicated, the discounts are not combinable with sales, promotions and special offers


Regular Member


Euro 40,00

(additional family members: Euro 20.00, each)

Young Membership


Euro 10,00

(up to 35 anni)

Sustaining Membership


Euro 150,00

More benefits:
10% discount on all Bagatti Valsecchi Museum merchandise for sale in the museum’s shop
Invitations to the museum’s exhibit inaugurations

Supporter member emeritus


Euro 250,00

More benefits:
10% discount at the museum shop
Invitations to the museum’s exhibit inaugurations
Special conditions for organizing guided visits and evenings at the museum



Euro 500,00

More benefits:
10% discount at the museum shop
Invitations to the museum’s exhibit inaugurations
Special conditions for organizing guided visits and evenings at the museum
Invitations to special events

Become a member

Fill the form to join, you will receive an email confirmation and the directions to pay the fee by bank transfer or directly to the our secretary.


More Information

The Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Association’s office is open by appointment in via Gesù 5, Milan.
For more info:
T (+39) 02 7600 6132
C (+39) 342 323 1016

News & Events

Art and publicity: video talk (in Italian)

Just how many ad campaigns fish in the sea of the patrimony of well known and recognizable world art, if they don’t actually sack it? We ask ourselves…but, then, what product will we buy? A video talk (in Italian) for the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum.

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Urban tour – Street Art: Isola (in Italian)

Urban tour – Street Art: Isola (in Italian)

Street art and graffiti, born in the US as forms expressing rebellion, have by now conquered the world, and even the walls of Milan. The tour will take us in an unconventional way to discover the origins of and to plumb the history of the protagonists and of the different kinds of motivation of the artistic phenomenon that is street art, starting right with the streets in which the works are born. (in Italian)

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Filippo de Pisis (in Italian)

Filippo de Pisis (in Italian)

Visit (in Italian) to the exhibition De Pisis introduces visitors to the universe of Filippo de Pisis (Ferrara, 1896 – Milan, 1956), from his debut in 1916 and his encounter with the Metaphysical painting of de Chirico to the beginning of the 1950s and the dramatic period of his recovery in a psychiatric clinic.

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