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EXHIBITION EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 5: Manuscripts and printed volumes on the Reformation

Curated by Mons. Franco Buzzi Codices of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana selected by Mons. Francesco Braschi EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 4, 2018 Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, room 2 and 3 Finally, 500 years after the Protestant Reformation, initiated by Luther in 1517, a climate of reconciliation has established among European Christianity. We have passed from religion wars to benevolent mutual understanding, while together we seek the fullness of that communion, where we are immersed, thanks to Baptism that makes Christians the only body of the Lord. From the...

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LEONARDO: DRAWINGS OF FIGURES AND ANIMALS

Curated by Pietro C. Marani Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Sala Federiciana drom November 28, 2017 OPENING HOURS: 10 am – 6 pm, Tuesday to Sunday (last admission 5 pm) Closed on Easter Sunday, open on Easter Monday The Codex Atlanticus has always been known to gather some of Leonardo’s most spectacular technical, military, architectural and mathematical drawings, but it also contains many sketches of human figures and animals, which often show how the master’s models were timely taken up and copied by the pupils of his workshop. The...

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OCTOBER 18 2017: SALA FEDERICIANA AND AULA LEONARDI CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL 2 PM

Until 2 pm visitors can access the museum (except the two rooms above) with the following reduced prices: € 10,00 full € 7,00 reduced (over 65, students, under18, beneficiaries of agreements in place). THEY WILL NOT SEE: THE CODEX ATLANTICUS, THE PORTRAIT OF A MUSICIAN BY LEONARDO DA VINCI AND THE BASKET OF FRUIT BY CARAVAGGIO The first admission for the complete visit of the gallery is at 2 pm. Thank you for understanding, we apologize for the...

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AMBROSIAN LITURGICAL MANUSCRIPTS

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, room 2-3 September 5 – October 22, 2017 Exhibition included in the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana entrance fee Among the cultural and spiritual treasures of Lombardy, one of the most significant is the Ambrosian rite, which is associated with a specific musical repertoire: the Ambrosian chant. It is the only archaic liturgical repertoire still in use today. Developed over many centuries thanks to contributions from the East and the West, from the Mediterranean world and from Rome itself, it includes melodies considered...

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EMOZIONI A PELLE

Biblioteca Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Sala Federiciana May 18 – June 18 2017 On Thursday May 18 2017, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana of Milan adheres to the International Museum Day, promoted by the ICOM – International Council of Museums. For the occasion, until June 18, in the Sala Federiciana, the book Traité d’Anatomie descriptive, physiologique et pittoresque à l’usage des artistes, published in Brussels-Leipzig in 1861, will be displayed. The book, owned by the Ambrosian Library, fully reflects the theme chosen for this...

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LEONARDO: STUDIES ON OPTICS AND PERSPECTIVE

Curated by Pietro C. Marani From March 14 2017 OPENING HOURS: Bbilioteca Ambrosiana, Sala Federiciana: Tue – Sun 10,00 – 18,00 (last admission 5 pm) Closed on Easter Day, open on Easter Monday The exhibition Leonardo: studies on optics and perspective explores the Master’s interest for the eye, seen as the organ of the human visual perception, and his studies on optics. The selected drawings show how the study of optics, closely related to the study of geometry, turns out to be a fundamental topic for Leonardo, not only for...

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MILANO MUSEOCITY

During Milanomuseocity, on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 March, the Ambrosiana is open with a special reduced ticket of € 7,00 For more info:...

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GIULIO FERRARIO: IL COSTUME ANTICO E MODERNO DI TUTTI I POPOLI

Curated by Francesco Braschi and Pierfrancesco Fumagalli February 13 – May 14 2017 Pinacoteca Ambrosiana displaycases rooms 2 and 3 Giulio Ferrario (1767-1847), Milanese scholar and man of letters, was an active protagonist of the Italian cultural life before and during the Risorgimento. After completing his studies in civil and canon law, he entered the secular clergy and devoted himself to literature and to studying the ancient Greek and Roman cultures. In 1802 he was hired by the Brera Library, of which he became director in 1834....

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CARAVAGGIO. SAINT JEROME WRITING: ICONOGRAPHY OF A SAINT

EXHIBITION EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 12 From November 9, 2016 to March 12, 2017, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana hosts a precious jewel from the Borghese Gallery in Rome: the St. Jerome Writing. It is a masterpiece painted by Caravaggio in the early seventeenth century, which for three months will replace, in the Ambrosiana, the Basket of fruit of the Lombard seventeenth-century master. The latter will be in turn on display at Galleria Borghese in the exhibition “Caravaggio, and the birth of still life”. The initiative is completed with eight...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

We remind you that the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana is regularly open throughout the Christmas period  from 10 am to 6 pm, except on Christmas Day and January 1. On December 26 and January 2 we are open! Come and visit us! —- Pinacoteca Ambrosiana opening hours during Christmas holidays: 10,00 am  – 6 pm (closed on December 25, January 1; open on December 26 and January 2) Click here for tickets and...

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