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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Alexandra “Ale” Paredes (2 months ago)
Beautiful museum! Lots of busts and status. Personally I loved the room with the modern art. The museum was not too crowded.
Blaht Milker (3 months ago)
Pretty awesome gallery. Lots of different art pieces. And a bunch of busts too. Great fun.
Roberto Mangano (3 months ago)
Amazing museum for a small price and a couple of hours in the city center. Worth every minute spent visiting
M R (10 months ago)
Great place with great art. Must see in Milan. Special thanks for the guidance while visiting.
Delia Dobritoiu (10 months ago)
An absolutely great museum, focusing on 18th and 19th century Italian paintings. The Canova plasters are a MUST to see. I was lucky to get there on the last day of a temporary exibition of contemporary art, "Painting is back". I really loved it!
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