“Barefoot in the park” (guided visit in Italian)

“Barefoot in the park” (guided visit in Italian)

Stroll in the park of Porta Venezia with our guide who will tell you about the events of the first public green space in Milan, “where the Brianza area breathes.” The visit will take you from the epoch of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria to the walks of...
Free guided visits (in Italian)

Free guided visits (in Italian)

On Saturdays in July, there will be free guided visits (in Italian) of the Bagatti Valsecchi collections, leading the visitors through stories of its Renaissance and Neo-Renaissance furnishings and art and its erstwhile inhabitants. Saturday 4, 11, 18, and 25 July,...
“I’ll go with you to the museum” – in Italian

“I’ll go with you to the museum” – in Italian

“I’ll go with you to the museum”: from mid June until the end of the month for the first two weekends open to the public after lockdown, there will be two guided visits in Italian every day for just the full cost of the regular entrance ticket. The...
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...
Between heaven and earth – Lombard landscapes (in Italian)

Between heaven and earth – Lombard landscapes (in Italian)

A visit to MUFOCO – the museum of contemporary photography, where there is an exhibit that is part of a project involving more than 200 artists who photographed more than 3,000 sites in Lombardy. Photographs and projections of “santelle” –...
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...
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...
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...
Villa Ghirlanda Silva and MUFOCO (in Italian)

Villa Ghirlanda Silva and MUFOCO (in Italian)

Villa Ghirlanda Silva is one of the noble villas of the 17th century present in Cinisello Balsamo. It was a “pleasure villa”, a classic suburban home that the nobles of the day used to build outside the city for sojourns and vacations. The southern wing of...
FuturDome + aperitif with music

FuturDome + aperitif with music

Futurdome is a project of museum/housing unique in Italy. It was born of the rennovation of a historic mansion in the “Liberty” style – as Milanese call their city’s own particular kind of Art Nouveau. The mansion had been used for meeting at...
Complex of Sant’Eustorgio

Complex of Sant’Eustorgio

Tradition tells us that Milan’s conversion to Christianity began with St. Barnabus from what is now the church of Sant’Eustorgio. The complex is also renowned for the presence (today, only partial) of relics held to be of the Three Magi, which made the...
Open Care (in Italian)

Open Care (in Italian)

Founded in 2003, Open Care is a European company that offers integrated services for the conservation, management and highlighting of art works and collections. In fact, it’s Open Care that is taking care of the restauration of the Bagatti Valsecchi...
Banksy, with the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum

Banksy, with the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum

Banksy, an English artist and writer whose real identity is still unknown, is considered one of the most important exponents of contemporary street art. His works often are tinged with satire and treat universal themes, such as politics, culture and ethics. Just like...