According to its longstanding programme aiming at promoting its private art collection and the 1900s local art, the Cassa di Risparmio Foundation of Bologna features the collection of works by Giovanni Romagnoli with the exhibition“Al chiaro di luna” di Giovanni Romagnoli. Dipinti, disegni, sculture della Fondazione Carisbo (“Al chiaro di Luna” by Giovanni Romagnoli. Paintings, drawings and sculptures from Carisbo Foundation) atCasa Saraceni from April 12 to June 4 (opening on Tuesday, April 11 at 6pm).
Giovanni Romagnoli (1893-1976) came from Faenza and developed his artistic career in Bologna, where he studied at Accademia di Belle Arti and met important Bologna artists of his generation, such as Giorgio Morandi, Carlo Corsi, Alfredo Protti. The collection is composed of 159 pieces (143 paintings and 16 sculptures) and was donated to Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna by Romagnoli’s sister, Annunziata, in 1978.
The exhibition is curated by Angelo Mazza, curator of the Foundation’s Art Collections.
Tuesday to Friday 3.30pm-6.30pm; Saturday and Sunday 10,30am-6.30pm; closed on Monday.
Special openings from 10,30am-6.30pm on the following days: Sunday, April 16 - Monday, April 17 - Monday, April 24 - Tuesday, April 25 - Monday, May 1 - Friday, June 2.
On the occasion of Festival della Scienza Medica (20/23 April) the exhibition will open as follows: Thursday, April 20 from 2pm to 7pm; Friday, April 21 from 2pm to 8pm. On Saturday, April 22 Casa Saraceni will open from 2pm to 8pm with guided tours to the palace at 4pm and at 5,30pm. The exhibition opening hours will be 10.30am to 8pm.