Within the Accursio palace, the seat of the City's Administration, reached via the charming Piazza Maggiore , you can ... More
Collezioni Comunali d'Arte
Within the Accursio palace, the seat of the City's Administration, reached via the charming Piazza Maggiore , you can visit the twenty magnificent rooms which currently hold the city's prestigious art collection. These sumptuous rooms, adorned with decoration and frescoes painted between the 16th and 19th Centuries, constituted, until 1859, the main seat of pontifical justice in Bolgna. The collection of works exhibited, which has been on show since 1935, was built up through private purchases and conspicuous donations to the community of Bologna by several wealthy families: the Palagi, Baruzzi, Pepoli, Verzaglia and Pizzardi families. The collection are worth visiting since they include several master works by famous Bolognese artists, such as Simone dei Crocifissi, Jacopo di Paolo, Vitale da Bologna, Francesco Francia, Bartolomeo Passerotti, Jacopo Tintoretto, Ludovico Carracci, Giuseppe Maria Crespi, Gaetano Gandolfi, Angelo Michele Colonna.
Museo Tattile di Pittura Antica e Moderna, a very important museum offers didactic introductory tours, specially designed to facilitate a
gradual acquisition of tactile perceptions of works of art through educational sculptural instruments such as bas reliefs and full ...
This 18th century villa was donated to the country in 1951. It houses temporary exhibitions and the Cernuschi Ghiringhelli Collection
of Foreign and Italian Abstract Art (1900 1980), as well as the Sandro Cherchi donation and some sculptures by ...
This magnificent palace which began being built in 1521 to the plans of Andrea Formigine, owes its uniquness to the
177 heads that decorate the façade, and led to the nickname "Palace of the Head." The stone heads are ...