Galleria d'arte sacra dei contemporanei
The Gallery is housed in the Villa Clerici Niguarda, was built in the first half of the eighteenth century by Francesco Croce. The building consists of a central building on three levels: between the lower halls, frescoed, there is Neoclassical "Hall of Mirrors". The Villa was completely restored between 1995 and 2002. The outdoor area is occupied by two parks designed by Dandolo Bellini: Italian gardens with allegorical sculptures and theaters. The upper floor of the Villa houses the permanent collection of the Contemporary Gallery of Sacred Art, while the first floor is home to temporary exhibitions and events. The collection, among the most representative of the '900, ranging from sculptures to paintings, from works in glass to ceramics, and includes artists such as Messina, Manzù, Funi, Carpi and Bodini. The Gallery offers an educational course for teenagers, organized through workshops aimed at attracting young people to contemporary art. It can book tours.
From Tuesday to Saturday 9:30/12:30 a.m.; 2:00/4:30 p.m.