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: ‘Forse Altrove’ with the B-House Art Company and Antonio Teruzzi’s ‘Portale degli Angeli’
Start date: 12th October 2018
End date: 16th November 2018
Opening times: Monday to Friday 15.00-18.30
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: no current listing
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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: ‘Terragni: Progettare la cultura’ – books, prints and documents from the library’s archives to accompany the exhibition at the Pinacoteca on Terragni and the design of the infant school Sant’Elia

Start date: 3rd June 2018
End date: 14th November 2018
Opening times: Monday to Saturday, 09.30 – 19.00;
Entry fees: Free entry
Contact details: 031 252850

Broletto

Broletto13th century medieval council buildingBondani – part of the  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:  Donne Cancellate (Emprisoned Women) Photos from the archive of the San Martino Mental Hospital from 1882-1948

Start date: 27th October 2018

End date: 18th November 2018

Opening Times: Tues to Fri, 15.00-18.00, Sat/Sun 10.00-12.00 and 15.00-18.30

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: Florencia Martinez – cloth sculpture ‘Home – A Tree House’
Start date: 6th October 2018
End date: 28th October 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: No current listing
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Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 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: ‘Auto che passione’ Motorcars, the links between design and graphics
Start date: 07th October 2018
End date: 27th January 2019
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 10.00-12.00, 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: Max Beckmann – Paintings, sculpture, watercolours, design and prints

Start date: 28th October 2018
End date: 27th January 2019
Opening times: Tuesday to Friday 10.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00; Sat/Sun 10.00-18.00
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: no current exhibition

Start date: 9th June  2018
End date: 16th September 2018
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 10.00 – 18.00
Entry fees: €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: Manlio Rho ‘The Sense of Colour’

Start date: 19th October 2018
End date: 31st March 2019
Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 – 18.00, Sat: 10.00-13.00
Entry fees: €10, €7 for over 65s, free by booking in advance for those under 18
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Novocomum

Novocomum

Novocomum by Giuseppe Terragni

First building designed by Giuseppe Terragni in Como – now houses private apartments, the association of architects and the Association Friends of Novocomum who stage occasional exhibitions usually relating to architecture

Address: Viale Sinigaglia 1
Typical events: Exhibitions relating to architecture
Current Exhibition: no current listing

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Opening times: Monday to Friday 09.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 18.30
Entry fees: Free

 

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: Giuseppe Terragni: L’Asilo Sant’Elia – exhibition of material relating to Terragni’s design of the infant school and its fixtures and fittings
Start date: 7th June 2018
End date: 6th January 2019
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:  Photo exhibition by students of the Istituto Paolo Carcano – to celebrate 150 years of the Scuola Comunale di Setificio (Silk)
Start date: 3rd  November 2018
End date: 18th Novemberber 2018
Opening times: Tues to Sunday: 11.00-18.30

Entry fees: Free

 

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: Tues to Sunday: 10.00-12.30 and 15.00 – 19.00
Entry fees: Free
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Spazio Officina di Chiasso

OfficinaSet alongside the Museum in Chiasso, this space is dedicated to exhibitions and activities relating to experimentation in art.

Address: Via Dante Alighieri 4
Typical events: Art exhibitions
Current Exhibition: see m.a.x. museo Chiasso
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Opening times: Tues – Fri, 14.00 -18.00, Sat – Sun, 10.00-12.00/14.00-18.00
Entry fees: €7
Contact details: http://www.centroculturalechiasso.ch

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:  28th Edition of Miniartextil – ‘HUMANS’

Start date: 29th September 2018

End date: 18th November 2018

Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 11.00 – 19.00

Entry fees: €7 and €5 for under 14 and over 65

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

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Opening times: 10.00 – 13.00 and 14.30 – 17.30

Entry fees: Free
Contact details: 031-3384976

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