Fine Arts in Milan

Current Exhibitions

Édouard Manet, The Café Concert (1878)

Manet and Modern Paris

Palazzo Reale in Milan presents the exhibition Manet and Modern Paris (Manet e la Paragi Moderna) with one hundred paintings, drawings and prints by Édouard Manet and his contemporaries coming from the collection of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. The exhibition focuses on Manet’s observations … [read more]

Museums

Castello Sforzesco Milan

Castello Sforzesco Museums

The Castello Sforzesco houses a collection of small museums, which are all accessible with the same ticket and will keep you occupied for quite some time: Antique Furniture & Wooden Sculpture Museum Applied Arts Collection Archaeological Museum (with Egyptian and Prehistoric sections) Museum of Ancient … [read more]

Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper (1498)

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper

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Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper (in Italian Il Cenacolo) requires very little introduction since it is one of the most famous works of art in the world, made even more famous by Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code. The mural painting is located in … [read more]

Migliara Giovanni, Veduta di Piazza del Duomo in Milano (1819)

Museo del Duomo

Museo del Duomo (Duomo Museum) is the museum of Milan’s striking cathedral and relates to and reveals its history and art, as well as the activity of the “Veneranda Fabbrica” (Venerable Factory). The Factory was established in 1387, by Gian Galeazzo Vis­conti, with the aim … [read more]

La battaglia di Calatafimi, R. Legat (1860)

Museo del Risorgimento

The Museo del Risorgimento (Museum of the Resurgence) – referring to the Unification of Italy – originated when a large collection of relics and documents about the Risorgimento were first brought together for the 1884 Italian General Exhibition in Torino. Since its creation, the museum … [read more]

Palazzo Morando Milano

Palazzo Morando

The Palazzo Morando is located in the heart of Milan’s stylish fashion district, in Via Sant’Andrea, just a stone’s throw from the famous Via Montenapoleone. An elegant 18th century palazzo beautifully decorated and furnished from that period. The palazzo is packed with a rich collection … [read more]

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana Milan

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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One of the oldest cultural institutions in Milan and founded in 1618 by Cardinal Federico Borromeo, the Ambrosiana Gallery houses a permanent collection of fine paintings, sculptures, etchings and drawings donated by Borromeo himself. Adjoining the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, a historic library in Milan containing works … [read more]

Pinacoteca di Brera Milan

Pinacoteca di Brera

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The Pinacoteca di Brera (Brera Art Gallery) houses one of the main art collections of Renaissance art in Italy with over 500 works dating from the 14th- 20th century. Opened to the public in 1809, it is situated in a beautiful 17th century building alongside … [read more]