Academia Carrarra Di Bella Arti DiCurrently Open [Closes at 01:00 pm]
- Address: Piazza Giacomo Carrara, 82, 24121 Bergamo, Italy
- Timings: 10:00 am - 01:00 pm Details
- Phone: +3-9035270413
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art Museums, Art Gallery, Educational Site, Family And Kids
This fine art gallery in Bergamo is a collection of the belongings left behind by the Count Giacomo Carrara, who was a wealthy collector and patron of the arts. The gallery is built in neoclassical style of architecture and houses works of famous artists belonging to the 15th to 17th century. Paintings, sculptures and prints are for display along with some archetypal medals, porcelain and furniture.
The art gallery is spread over three floors and 10 ten halls displaying works of artists like Pisanello, Botticelli, Bellini, Carpaccio, Mantegna, Raphael, Moroni, Baschenis, Fra Galgario, Tiepolo, Canaletto and Piccio. It has a collection from foreign artists and also hosts painting and drawing courses.
The gallery has collections obtained from donations of various art lovers.
- Apart from the museum, there are many art exhibits and performances taking place all round the year.
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Appreciate it that it is a small city with this kind of high quality museum. However, would appreciate it further if the texts were more inspired and not just informational. Add a little background story details, or a humanistic curator's approach and you will inspire the public even more.
It is definitely worth a visit, let me get that out of the way. But compared with the beautifully curated and installed contemporary gallery opposite this is a bit of a mess. The works fight for space overly cramped walls, the restoration seems too aggressive to the point of inauthenticity. I am of the preservation rather than recreation school of restoration, so this may not be a problem for some. The truth is that the collection is great, and worth a look. But the chaotic reception areas, terrible typography on the walls and the odd silhouettes on the windows combine to give a 'designed by committee' vibe to the space.
10 euros for people under 25 years old. Clear instructions and nice officers. I especially like the logical 1,2,3,4.... conclusion of each room.
Very worth a stop! Very cool museum that outlines the history of Bergamasco and greater Italian art.
A nice building but the "art" on display was un-exciting and of poor quality. Could have knocked the entire display up in an afternoon in my shed!