, Decorative Arts
July 31, 2015
January 10, 2016
The exhibition Mito e Natura, dalla Grecia a Pompei (Myth and Naure, from Greece to Pompei) at Palazzo Reale in Milan shows a selection of masterpieces from the ancient world, presenting a broad overview of the figurative production inspired by nature, landscape and the human shaping of the environment.
Painted vases, terracotta votive, frescoes, luxury items such as silverware and golden jewellery, inspired by the figures of fauna and flora, represent the world of the sea and coasts, forests and beautiful landscapes.
The exhibition includes works from museums in Italy and abroad, including the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna and the Louvre in Paris.
please see Palazzo Reale
The Civico Museo Archeologico di Milano (Civic Archaeological Museum of Milan) is housed within a complex which does justice to its current function: the ex-convent of the Monastero Maggiore combined with the church of San Maurizio, founded in the 8th-9th century. The inner cloisters reveal the ... [read more]
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]
Palazzo Dugnani in Milan is a historic palace dating back to the 17th century, later restored in rococo style. It is located at the western end of the Giardini Publici, one of the main gardens of Milan. Until 1846 the Palazzo Dugnani was privately owned, ... [read more]