Museum of Capuchin Patrimony (in Italian)

The Museum of Capuchin Patrimony in Milan was opened in 2001 to acquaint the public – through the works of art belonging to the Franciscan Capuchin Order – with the religious presence of this order in Lombardy since 1535, and which is still quite active in...

Day trip to Genova (in Italian)

Genova, a fascinating city, heir to a grand past, is the focus of this day trip. Places in the city have been chosen to highlight its importance: Carlo Felice Theater (1828): NeoClassical pronaos and a portico with low reliefs; destroyed during WWII (1943-1944), it...

Tour street art (in Italian)

Street art and graffiti, born in the United States as expressive and rebellious forms, have conquered the whole world, and even the walls of Milan. The unconventional tour will help you discover its origins and the stories about the protagonists and their various...
Georges de La Tour

Georges de La Tour

Unanimously considered one of the most famous artists of the 17th century, Georges de La Tour wouldn’t exist if art history didn’t exist. His painting is characterized by a strong contrast between “daytime” themes – crudely realistic...
Day trip to Verona (in Italian)

Day trip to Verona (in Italian)

More than 70 works by Giacometti are displayed in Verona, from the most renowned sculptures to drawings and paintings, from the days of his youth in Switzerland with the first marvelous drawings at the age of little more than ten to the inaugural sculptures done at...
Filippo de Pisis (in Italian)

Filippo de Pisis (in Italian)

Displayed in ten rooms, this exhibition unwinds chronologically, introducing 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...
De Chirico at Milan’s Palazzo Reale

De Chirico at Milan’s Palazzo Reale

The De Chirico exhibit presents more than 120 masterpieces of this great artist of the 20th century. They illustrate the evolution and originality of his painting in an arc of time that goes from his first stay in Paris (1912) and his encounter with the avantgarde...
“…the Illuminating Gas” (in Italian)

“…the Illuminating Gas” (in Italian)

A lovely opportunity for visiting “…the Illuminating Gas,” together: the new exhibit of Cerith Wyn Evans (Llanelli, lives and works in London) at the Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan. The visit is in Italian. In the exhibit, an extraordinary selection of...
Tour of the Biblioteca Braidense (in Italian)

Tour of the Biblioteca Braidense (in Italian)

When tourists cross the threshhold of the Biblioteca Braidense, a gleam of light enters their eyes, an extraordinary light of the unexpected, of discovery. Located in the Brera quarter (hence “Braidense”) in a mid-seventeenth century ex-monastery...
Visit to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (in Italian)

Visit to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (in Italian)

Like seeing masterpieces of art? Caravaggio, Raphael, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Bramante, Michelangelo, Titian, even Leonardo and company ring your chimes? Interested in historic female painters? There’s Lavinia Fontana. Prefer the quirky? How about a curl of...
Day trip to Vigevano

Day trip to Vigevano

Under the Visconti and Sforza dynasties, Vigevano reached its maximum splendor becoming a ducal residence and a significantly important place for shopping. The city developed curling around the castle that represented one of the biggest fortified complexes in Europe....
Labyrinth of Arnaldo Pomodoro

Labyrinth of Arnaldo Pomodoro

The Labyrinth: Arnoldo Pomodoro’s one and only environmental installation on which he worked for years, from 1995 to 2011, an artistic evolution. With it, he transformed his creative artistic path into a physical experience made of bronze, fiberglass and copper...
Leonardo’s “Sala delle asse” restored

Leonardo’s “Sala delle asse” restored

An exceptional witness to the presence of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) at the Sforza court, the “Sala delle Asse” is one of the most illustrious rooms of the castle. Located on the ground floor under the north-east “falconer” tower, the room...
Collectors for a day (in Italian)

Collectors for a day (in Italian)

Speechati – the young adult Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum – launches a new challenge for those 35 and under in Milan: to become collectors for a day! On Sunday, October 13, 2019, this city game played in the streets of Milan will transform the...
Literary tour of Milan: Manzoni’s The Betrothed

Literary tour of Milan: Manzoni’s The Betrothed

“Let the reader immagine the courtyard of the plague hospital, populated by sixteen thousand plague victims; that completely crowded space, with huts and hovels, with carriages, with people; those interminable perspectives of porticoes, on the left and on the...