Palazzo Fava. Palazzo delle Esposizioni

Palazzo Fava, Exhibition Centre, takes up a surface of over 2600 square metres and is regularly used as an exhibition centre. The layout project, signed by Arch. Michele De Lucchi, covers 4 show floors divided as follows:
- ground floor: modern art collection (liberty room) where, among the others, you can find works by Umberto Boccioni, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini, Felice Casorati, Mario Sironi, Giorgio de Chirico, Filippo de Pisis, Giorgio Morandi, Arturo Martini and Lucio Fontana, and contemporary art collection (following room) including works by Alberto Viani, Marco Tirelli, Enrico Castellani, Gianni Dessì, Nicola Samorì, belonging to the Fondazione Carisbo;
- main floor with frescoes by the Carracci: Ludovico, Agostino and Annibale carried out the first major cycle of frescoes of their careers, the paintings cycle about The Argonautica and the stories of Medea inside Jason’s Room, completed in 1584. Inside the so-called Aenea’s Room, paintings dating back to 1593 show the stories of Aeneas, drawn from the second and third book of the Aeneid. Since its opening, the palace has housed the collections of ancient art belonging to the Fondazione Carisbo and other exhibitions of ancient art collections, too;
- second floor and third floor: exhibition rooms destined to temporary and versatile exhibitions such as some of the exhibits organized by Philippe Daverio.

 

Palazzo Fava. Exhibition Centre is part of the cultural, artistic and museum itinerary Genus Bononiae. Musei nella Città.

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Palazzo Fava. Palazzo delle Esposizioni

Via Manzoni 2 - 40121 Bologna (BO) map Phone +39 051 19936305
Map coordinates [?]: C-3

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How to get here:

by bus: lines and timetables on the website www.tper.it

by car: located in restricted traffic zone ZTL. Ring road exits n. 11/11bis-12 direction city center.

Entrance notes:

On the occasion of the exhibition "Girl with a pearl earring. The myth of the Golden Age. From Vermeer to Rembrandt. Masterpieces from the Mauritshuis"

 

With booking
Full rate € 13,00
Reduced Rate € 10,00 university students (under 26s) with proof of enrolment and over 65s
Reduced Rate € 7,00 under 18s (6-17s)
 
With booking + guided visit
Full rate € 21,00
Reduced Rate € 18,00 university students (under 26s) with proof of enrolment and over 65s
Reduced Rate € 15,00 under 18s (6-17s)
 
Unbooked (only available at the exhibition)
Full rate € 12,00
Reduced Rate € 9,00 university students (under 26s) with proof of enrolment and over 65s
Reduced Rate € 6,00 under 18s (6-17s)

Opening time:

Tuesday - Sunday: 10.00 am - 7.00 pm. Closed on Monday, 25th December, 1st January.

From February 8, 2014: Monday to Thursday 9am - 8pm; Friday and Sunday 9am - 9pm; Saturday  9am-10pm.

 

From March 28, 2014: Monday to Thursday 9am - 8pm; Friday and Sunday 9am - 10pm; Saturday 9am 11pm.
Monday, April 21: 9am - 10pm; Thursday, April 24: 9am - 9pm; Thursday, May 1: 9am - 10pm.
Monday, March 24: 9am - 10pm on the occasion of the Children's Book Fair with reduction ticket starting from 7pm (until 9pm when the ticket office closes)

Services:

Audio guides, guided tours and teaching workshops > for information further details on the website www.genusbononiae.it