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Raccolta Lercaro

c/o l'Istituto Veritatis Splendor (Galleria d'Arte Moderna), via Riva di Reno 57, 40122 Bologna (BO)

Phone +39 051 6566210 - +39 051 6566211

Reference maps: C-2/3

Date of last update: 03/09/2019, 15:17

The original core of the "Raccolta Lercaro" dates back to 1971, when four artists from Bologna (Aldo Borgonzoni, Pompilio Mandelli, Enzo Pasqualini, Ilario Rossi) donated some of their works to Cardinal Giacomo Lercaro (1891-1976), Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, on the occasion of his eightieth birthday.

The original collection has grown over the years, adding many other works of art.

In 2009, Bishop Ernesto Vecchi, President of the Foundation Cardinal Giacomo Lercaro, asked the new director, Andrea Dall'Asta S.I., to reorganize the exhibition space to leave space for temporary exhibitions and for promoting various cultural activities.

The "Raccolta Lercaro" has since worked to become the producer of culture, educator of young people and a place of meditation of imagery. This ambition recognizes how man’s search for Beauty testifies to his longing for the Absolute.

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

by car: located in restricted traffic zone ZTL. Ring road exits n. 2-3-4 direction city center.

Thursday and Friday: 10am - 1pm; Saturday and Sunday: 11am - 6,30pm.
Closing days: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

The museum will be closed from July 14th to September 15th 2019

Raccolta Lercaro