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AFTER FIFTY YEARS, THE CRYPT OF THE SAN SEPOLCRO CHURCH REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC

The official opening ceremony took place Saturday, March 12, with the visit of the Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal Angelo Scola. After fifty years, the crypt of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre has reopened to the public. This extraordinary artistic and archaeological monument in the heart of Milan, the true focus of the Roman civitas that St. Charles Borromeo called ‘the navel of the city’, and that Leonardo da Vinci, in a map of the Codex Atlanticus, indicated as the true center of Milan. Currently included in the urban area between Piazza...

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ITALIA SLOW TOUR AND THE CODEX ATLANTICUS

Want to know what to expect when visitng the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana? Watch this video by Italia Slow...

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TODAY AT 22,15 ON RAI 5 INTERVIEW TO FRANCO BUZZI, PREFECT OF THE AMBROSIANA

Art and money. Two distant worlds, and yet very close, to the point that they can not be apart. A story told by the new series MoneyArt born from an idea of Patrizia De Micheli – written and directed by Massimo Brega. Tonight the first episode, with interviews to the prefect of the Ambrosiana, Monsignor Franco Buzzi, and conducted by Alex Ricchebuono. Money Art 22 December 2015 at 22,15 Rai 5 (channel 23 of...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

We remind you that the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will be regularly open throughout the Christmas period with normal opening hours, except on Christmas Day and January 1. On January 6 we are open! Come and visit us! —- Pinacoteca Ambrosiana: Tue – Sun 10,00 – 18,00 (closed on December 25, January 1, open on January 6) Click here for tickets and...

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ALDUS MANUTIUS IN THE AMBROSIANA LIBRARY

MILAN – PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA DECEMBER 2, 2015 – FEBRUARY 28, 2016 “If books were handled more than weapons, we would not see so many massacres, many crimes and so many bad things.” Aldus Manutius From December 2 2015 to February 28 2016, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana celebrates Aldus Manutius (1449-1515), the most important printer of publishing history, 500 years after his death. The exhibition, curated by Marina Bonomelli and Angelo Colombo and organized in partnership with Generali Italy, traces the work of the most...

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END OF THE CODEX ATLANTICUS EXHIBITIONS AT THE BRAMANTE SACRISTY

With the end of Expo 2015, also the great and successful exhibition cycle of Leonardo’s Codex Atlanticus in the Sala Federiciana of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana and at the Bramante Sacristy in the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie has come to an end. Considered the great interest the work of Leonardo has aroused in the public, the Codex Atlanticus exhibitions will continue in the Ambrosiana, while the Bramante Sacristy will be closed starting from November 2. We would like to thank all visitors and partners who have contributed to the...

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PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA OPENING HOURS FROM NOVEMBER 1

From  November 1 2015 the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana opening hours are: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm Closed on Mondays, December 25, January 1st and Easter Sunday / Open on Easter Monday Come and visit us! Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Piazza Pio XI (M1 Duomo or Cordusio / M3 Duomo) Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm (last admission 5,30 pm ) Closed on Mondays, December 25, January 1st and Easter Sunday / Open on Easter Monday For info: –...

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WATERS OF MEDIEVAL LOMBARDY

October 6 – November 11, 2015 Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Room 2 and 3 For the first time in its centuries-old history, the Biblioteca Ambrosiana shows some of its oldest and most valuable documents on parchment. They are royal and imperial diplomas, papal bulls and private documents, dating from the IX up to the XII century. They are all related by the theme of water, seen from different perspectives: - Owning water - Defending and attacking - Navigating - Water and Earth The regional territory analyzed is the course of the Adda river. The...

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FROM NOW ON THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA IS ALSO 昂布罗修美术馆

With the support of Class Editori and Ansaldo Energia, the captions of the rooms and masterpieces of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and of the Codex Atlanticus exhibition in the Sala Federiciana and the Bramante Sacristy are now available, in addition to English, also in Chinese! Come and visit us! _ 由于Class Editori的支持和Ansaldo Energia (安莎尔多能源公司) 的赞助,...

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DIALOGUE AMONG DIFFERENT POPULATIONS AND CULTURES TO NURTURE PEACE.

A journey through the treasures of the Ambrosiana Library Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, room 2 and 3 July 13 – October 4 2015 The second exhibition of manuscripts of the Ambrosiana Library for Expo 2015 follows and completes the first “Bread and more” (14 April to 12 July 2015), developing the theme of dialogue among different populations and cultures to nurture peace. It is a tour among some of the most precious manuscripts kept in the Ambrosiana since the XVII century. Starting from different views of the world and of humanity...

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