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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Em CY W. (5 months ago)
A big gallery with many rooms consist of art from different eras. You can easily spend an hour or two here. One draw back is that the tour route could get confusing, I was lost in the gallery for a brief moment.
Agnieszka Bialon (5 months ago)
WOW, this place has so much to offer! Beautiful art, cosy courtyard, a tone to see and admire. Give yourself few hours and wear comfortable shoes - lots of walking to be done here. 100% worth it!
Vera Sas (7 months ago)
An absolute inspirational journey. Gracious and helpful staff. You do need to leave your bags downstairs (Take your wallet, if you would like to purchase from the gift shop). It may seem a bit of a maze at first, but it’s worth the walk through multiple galleries, as well as the garden. Lots of benches to take a pause to admire all the small details. Exits to a lovely coffee shop, after coat-check.
Tommaso Prinetti (9 months ago)
The permanent collection from Intesa Sanpaolo and Cariplo is literally a Gem. The order of the museum is quite a mess but if you take your time to visit it whole, you will be surprised by the variety of pieces. Sadly, Lucio Fontana’s vertical cut on red is missing, but never mind.
Paul Allen (10 months ago)
It's a nice gallery. I really like that it's in a palace and the rooms int eh first exhibit are worth going in itself. The second exhibit is a combination of classical and modern art, I preferred the modern art section. We were allowed to visit for free with our ITIC cards
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