Gallerie di Piazza Scala

Milan, Italy

The Gallerie di Piazza Scala is a modern and contemporary museum in Milan. Located in Piazza della Scala in the Palazzo Brentani and the Palazzo Anguissola, it hosts 195 artworks from the collections of Fondazione Cariplo with a strong representation of nineteenth century Lombard painters and sculptors, including Antonio Canova and Umberto Boccioni. A new section was opened in the Palazzo della Banca Commerciale Italiana in 2012 with 189 art works from the twentieth century.

The Palazzo Anguissola construction began in 1778, and its Neoclassical facade, designed by Luigi Canonica, was added in 1829 (as well as the facade of adjacent Palazzo Brentani).

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Founded: 2011
Category: Museums in Italy

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Katerina Chaukina (5 months ago)
Beautiful building and also very nice collection of art, both temporary and permanent exhibitions. I will be back for sure.
Samuel Girvan (8 months ago)
Some very beautiful paintings. Unfortunately felt like there wasn't enough to see.
Oscar Illescas (14 months ago)
Great option to visit in Milan, specially because they (private) adhere to the government initiative of giving free access every first Sunday. Also, and solely based on my own preferences, I consider that the temporal expositions are the best and more worthy to visit
Gerald Helfgott (2 years ago)
Nice gallery. They have good exhibits, if you and get the Lombardy museum pass many of the exhibits are free or reduced price. Old fogies like me pay 35 euro for a year pass. It is really worth the price.
Valeria Andreoli (2 years ago)
A museum housed in 3 different palaces. The third will shock you with its lavish decorations: after all, it was conceived by the same architects and designers who worked at the Palace of Versailles.
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