This 18th century villa was donated to the country in 1951. It houses temporary exhibitions and the Cernuschi Ghiringhelli ... More
Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce
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 the most important Ligurian sculptors. The museum was first opened in 1985, and since then it has acquired more than 2000 works of art, including works by Fontana, Licini, and Pollock. There is also a library which specializes in History of Contemporary Art with Archives and a Video Collection. The villa is in the middle of a public park with a view over the sea looking towards the Portofino promontory.
This original monument by sculptor Pietro Canonica was donated to the city council in 1940. The sculpture portrays Scodela, the
famous mule awarded with a medal for his bravery, determination and resistance when transporting a small cannon around the ...
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia was a splendid Renaissance villa, built for Pope Julius III and houses an important
collection of Etruscan treasures found mainly in graves and tombs. The Tomb of the Newlyweds is one of the ...
The rich vegetation of this green space in the heart of the city once framed the neoclassical villa built there
by the Marquis Di Negro, designed by C. Barabino. This villa was renowned for the international artistic coterie of ...