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Giovanni da Modena. Un pittore all'ombra di San Petronio

Giovanni da Modena. A painter in the shadow of San Petronio

From: 13/12/2014 - To: 12/04/2015

Date of last update: 13/04/2015, 09:38

Giovanni da Modena. Un pittore all'ombra di San Petronio

12 December 2014 - 12 April 2015

Museo Cicivo Medievale – Basilica di San Petronio


A unique opportunity to visit 4 chapels in the Basilica of San Petronio, open and well-lighted on this occasion. Bolognini Chapel (a real masterpiece with the frescoes the Last Judgment, the Story of the Magi and the Story of San Petronio), Dieci di Balia Chapel,  Santa Brigida Chapel and Società dei Notai Chapel will make visitors appreciate the great talent of Giovanni di Pietro Falloppi, better known as Giovanni da Modena, one of the key figures of Late Gothic painting in Italy.

The proposal on this artist is completed by the section of the exhibition hosted at Museo Civico Medievale till April 12th , 2015, curated by Daniele Benati and Massimo Medica. It is the first exhibition dedicated to this artist, who painted the famous Bolognini Chapel inside of San Petronio's Basilica (about 1411-1412) that should be seen to complete the exhibition circuit. The exhibition it self includes various masterpieces of the painter from different museums and private collections.


Further information and updates on www.museibologna.it

  • From: 13/12/2014
  • To: 12/04/2015

Museo Civico Medievale
Tuesday-Friday: 9,00 am - 3,00 pm - Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 10,00 am - 6,30 pm. Closing days: Mondays, Dec. 25th, Jan. 1st.
Sunday 5 + Monday 6 April 2015 open from 10am to 6,30pm


Basilica di San Petronio
Monday-Friday: 10.00 am-2.00 pm + 3.00 pm-6.00 pm
Every Saturday, 24 + 31 December, 5 January + 4 April: 10.00 am-2.00 pm + 3.00 pm-5.00 pm
Sunday and holidays: 3.00 pm-6.00 pm
Due to liturgical reasons the opening times can be subjected to changes.

Museo Civico Medievale
full € 6,00, reduction € 4,00
During ART CITY Bologna (23-25 January 2015) admission is free for the holders of Arte Fiera tickets

Basilica di San Petronio
full € 5,00, reduction € 3,00


With the full admission ticket to one of the two venues you are entitled to a reduction ticket in the other one

Museo Civico Medievale

Opening on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 5,30pm

Giovanni da Modena. Un pittore all'ombra di San Petronio