Exhibition Venues

Arte & Arte

Cultural association promoting various forms of art including textiles.

Address: Via Piadeni 5, Como

Typical events: Art, photographic and textiles exhibitions

Current exhibition: MINIARTEXTIL held at Spazio Ratti (see below)

Start date:7th October 2017

End date:26th November 2017

Opening times:Monday to Friday 0900 = 17.00, Saturday 15.00 – 18.00

Entry fee: Free

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Art Company

art companyNew exhibition space at the far end of the courtyard of Via Borgo Vico 163.
Address: Via Borgo Vico, 163 Como
Typical events: Photographic and art exhibitions
Current Exhibition: No current listing
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Opening times: Monday to Friday 15.00-18.00
Entry fees: free

Associazione Famiglia Comasca

assoc famigliaHeadquarters of this cultural association that puts on occasional exhibitions
Address: Via Bonanomi, 5 Como
Typical events: Photographic and art exhibitions
Current Exhibition: Quando la barca ….andava – Musi, entertainment in daily life during the 1960s
Start date: 01 June 2017
End date: 31st July 2017
Opening times: Monday to Friday 15.00-18.00
Entry fees: free

 

Biblioteca Comunale
Como’s library housed in a modern building that incorporates some aspects of the old villa that occupied its site. The main entrance hall houses exhibitions.

Address: Piazzetta Lucati, 1 Como
Typical events: Photographic and bibliographic exhibitions
Current Exhibition: no current listing

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Opening times: From now until 5th August and from 28th August until 30th Sept: Monday to Saturday, 09.30 – 19.00; From 5th August until 28th August Monday to Saturday 09.30 – 14.30
Entry fees: Free entry
Contact details: 031 252850

BNL – Banca Nazionale di Lavoro

Exhibition space on the first floor of the BNL in Piazza Cavour

Address: Piazza Cavour 33, Como
Typical events: Art exhibitions
Current Exhibition: No current listing
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Opening times: Monday to Friday, 08.30 – 16.00
Entry fees: Free
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Broletto

Broletto13th century medieval council building attached to the Duomo on one side and to the bell tower on the other.
Address: Piazza Duomo 2
Typical events: Art exhibitions
Current Exhibition:  ‘How to Change Form – personal exhibition by sculptor Rinaldo Degradi 

Start date: 23rd September 2017

End date: 8th October 2017

Opening Times: Tues to Sunday from 11.00-13.00 and 15.00-18.00

Entry fees : Free

Chiostrino Artificio

chiostrinoDelightful small cloistered courtyard and exhibition space dating from the 16th century.

Address: Piazzolo Terragni, 4, Como
Typical events: Art exhibitions and cultural events
Current Exhibition: outSIDE – 8 artists exhibit range of art and sculpture
Start date: 14 Oct 2017
End date: 28th October 2017
Opening times: Monday to Friday  14.00-19.00
Entry fees: Free
Contact details: http://www.artificiocomo.it/

MAG – Marsiglione Art Gallery

MAGPrivate art gallery in the medieval street – Via Vitani.
Address: Via Vitani 31, Como
Typical events: Art exhibitions
Current Exhibition: Qiuchi Chen – Solo Show, The Last Cynical Realist – website for details
Start date: 22nd September
End date: 28th October
Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 – 13.00 and 15.00 – 19.30
Entry fees: Free
Contact details: 328 7521463, info@marsiglioneartsgallery.com,

m.a.x. museo Chiasso

max chiasso
Address: Via  Dante Alighieri 6, Chiassso – Switzerland
Typical events: Photographic and art exhibitions
Current Exhibition: Oliviero Toscani, ‘Immaginare’
Start date: 14  October 2017
End date: 1st January 2018
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 11.00-12.00, 14.00-18.00
Entry fees: free on Sundays or €10

 

 

Museo della Seta

museo della setaAddress: Via Castelnuovo 9, Como

Typical events: Exhibitions and permanent collection of textiles and the Como Silk industry.

Current Exhibition: ‘Naturalis Tinctoria – Natural Textile Dyes
Start date: 5th October 2017
End date: 28th February 2018
Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 – 18.00, Sat: 10.00-13.00
Entry fees: €10, €7 for over 65s
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Pinacoteca Civica

pinacotecaThe permanent exhibition owned by Como council is housed in part of the 17th century Palazzo Volpi. It forms part of Como’s Civic Museums with a rich permanent collection including items from Como’s ‘Rationalist’ architectural tradition.

Address: Via Diaz 84, Como
Typical events: Permanent collection and occasional temporary exhibitions or events.
Current Exhibition: No current listing
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Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 – 18.00
Entry fees: €4 but free entry every first Sunday of each month
Contact details: 031 269869

San Pietro in Atrio

san pietroEx-church first mentioned in 1181, restored in the 1980s by Como Comune to provide an exhibition venue. Some of the ancient foundations are visible below a transparent pavement.

Address: Via Odescalchi 3 Como
Typical events: Art exhibitions

Current Exhibition: Prehistoric Finds from the Museo Civico
Start date:30th September 2017
End date: 10th November 2017
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday  10.30-19.30
Entry fees: Free

Societa Archeologica Comense

Societa Archeologica ComenseLocated in the remains of the Roman baths in Viale Lecco, the society puts on an annual exhibition of art.

Address: Terme Romane, Viale Lecco
Typical events: Art and archaeological exhibitions
Current Exhibition: no current listing
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Opening times: Tuesday, Thursday  10.00-14.00, Saturday 10.00-18.00
Entry fees: Free
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Spazio Natta

spazio nattaPart of the Palace with origins in the medieval times but mostly developed in the 16th and 17th century and occupied by the influential Natta family. Owned by the council and recently renovated as an exhibition space.

Address: Via Natta 18, Como
Typical events: Art and photographic exhibitions

Current Exhibition: Personal exhibition – Daniela Antoniali (Figurative artist0 and Berkeley Rodmell (expressionist artist)

Start date: 6th October 2017
End date: 29th October 2017
Opening times: Wednesday to Friday,  14.00-22.00; Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 19.00
Entry fees: Free
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Spazio Parini

spazio-pariniPrivate events and exhibition space in the city centre

Address: Via Parini 6, Como
Typical events: Art exhibitions
Current Exhibition:No current listing
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Opening times: Mon – Fri, 15.00 -19.30, Sat – Sun, 10.30-12.30/14.30-19.30
Entry fees: Free
Contact details: 031 260628

 

Spazio Ratti

spazio rattiEx-Franciscan church with partly frescoed walls now converted into an exhibition space

Address: Largo Spallino 1, Como
Typical events: Art exhibitions
Current Exhibition:  Miniartextil – Borderline, 54 works from 29 different nations of contemporary art associated with fabric

Start date: 7th October 2017

End date: 26th November 2017

Opening times: Open every day from 11.00-19.00

Entry fees: Not sure

Villa Olmo

villa olmoNeoclassical villa built in the 18th century and passed into the hands of Como Comune in 1925. Now used for cultural events and art exhibitions

Address: Via Cantoni 1, Como
Typical events: Art exhibitions
Current Exhibition: no current listing

Villa Sucota

Villa SucotaAddress: Via per Cernobbio 19
Typical events: Exhibitions organised by FAR – Fondazione Antonio Ratti or the Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli
Current Exhibition:no current listing

Start date:

End date: prolonged until 18th June
Opening times: 10.00 – 18.00

Entry fees: Free
Contact details: 031-3384976

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