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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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: The World of our Grandparents – an exhibition dedicated the proverbs and sayings of the past illustrated by the youth of today.
Start date: 18th November 2017
End date: 31st January 2018
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: Vedute di Antichita – Illustrations of the City and its monuments in books from the 15th to the 19th century. 

Start date: 4th November 2017
End date: 31st January 2018
Opening times: Monday to Saturday, 09.30 – 19.00;
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:  no current listing

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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: Giovanni Rigano – graphic novel artist – illustrations for the graphic novel ‘Illegal’.
Start date: 13th January 2018
End date: 04th February 2018
Opening times: Monday to Friday  09.00-12.30; afternoons and weekends by appointment. Call 340 2478977
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: Luigi Pellanda, Contemporary Alchemy
Start date: 25th January 2018
End date: 17th February 2018
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: 4th February 2018
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 11.00-12.00, 14.00-18.00
Entry fees: free on Sundays or €10

Museo D’Arte Mendrisio

Museo d'Arte MendrisioAddress: Piazzetta dei Serviti, 1 CH 6850  Mendrisio, Switzerland
Typical events: Photographic and art exhibitions
Current Exhibition: Il Paradiso di Cuno Amiet da Gauguin a Hodler, da Kirchner a Matisse

Start date: 22 October 2017
End date: 28th January 2018
Opening times: Tuesday to Friday 10.00-12.00, 14.00-17.00; Sat and Sun: 10.00-18.00 Closed on 24th and 25th December and 1st January
Entry fees: €10, (€8 for reductions)

Info: www.mendrisio.ch/museo
museo.arte@mendrisio.ch
museo@mendrisio.ch
tel. +41. 058.688.33.50

Museo Civico

Archeology Museum

Como’s Museum of Archaeology

Address: piazza Medaglie d’Oro 1
Typical events: Various exhibitions
Current Exhibition: Cento90: Volta and his Temple – exhibition also at the Tempio Voltiano with various events

Start date: 11th November 2017
End date: 25th February 2018
Opening times: Various
Entry fees: To check

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: No current listing
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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: no current listing

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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:  No current listing

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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: Antonio Ratti: Creating with Silk (part of a series of exhibitions under the title of Textiles as an Art)

Start date: 15th December 2017

End date: 15th April 2018
Opening times: 10.00 – 13.00 and 14.30 – 17.30

Entry fees: Free
Contact details: 031-3384976

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