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:no current listing

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

Entry fee: Free

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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 Como
Typical events: Photographic and bibliographic exhibitions
Current Exhibition: Women and Science – From the Past to the Future – an exhibition commemmorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marie Curie

Start date:
End date: Prolonged until 24th June
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 09.30 – 19.00; Saturday 14.00 – 19.00
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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:  Rendezvous – art exhibition works by Silvio D’Antonio, Angelomichele Risi and Nicola Salvatore. (In the foyer: Info Tokamachi – Como is twinned with the Japanese city of Tokamachi – the exhibit illustrates aspects of the city and its culture, from 7th May to 30th Sept)

Start date: 10th June 2017

End date: 2nd July 2017

Opening Times: Tues to Sunday 09.30 – 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: Laura Bellini ‘Arte che Svolta’  – additional exhibition 9th to 11th June ‘ArteAparte’
Start date: 3rd June 2017
End date: 17th June 2017
Opening times: Monday to Friday  09.30 – 12.30, afternoons by appointment
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: No current listing
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Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 – 13.00 and 15.00 – 19.30
Entry fees: Free
Contact details: 328 7521463

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: Come Seta – Homage to Bruno Luzzani
Start date: 01 March 2017
End date: 2nd Sept 2017
Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 – 18.00, Sat: 10.00-13.00
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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: Painter and sculptor Pantaleo Creti ‘La rabbia e la fame’
Start date: 1st June 2017
End date: 25th June 2017
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday,  10.30 – 19.00
Entry fees: Free
Contact details: 031 252352

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: The Ugly, the Unloved and the Unwanted – an exhibition of the art of Alberto Loro

Start date: 10th June 2107
End date: 25th June 2107
Opening times: Tuesday to Friday 15.00-19.00; Sat, Sun 10,00-12.30/15.00-19.00
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 Pozzoni

via maurizio monti

Via Maurizio Monti

Offices and exhibition space of Carlo Pozzoni, photographer

Address: Via Maurizio Monti 41, Como
Typical events: Art exhibitions
Current Exhibition:no current listing
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Opening times: Tues – Sat , 15.30 -19.00
Entry fees: Free
Contact details: carlopozzoni.it

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:  A Design Awards and Competition

Start date: 10th June 2017

End date: 25th June 2017

Opening times: Open every day from 11.00-14.00 and 15.00-18.00

Entry fees: Free entry

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:Thousand and one story – exhibition of textiles donated to the Silk Museum

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

Entry fees: Free
Contact details: 031-3384976

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