GAM, Palazzo Madama, MAO and Borgo Medievale
Heritage waiting to be discovered
GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art)
With its collection of 45,000 works spanning the period from the nineteenth century to the present day and comprising paintings, sculptures, works on paper, installations, videos and photographs, GAM provides its audience with a wealth of events ranging from major exhibitions of Italian and international artists to contemporary research dedicated to young visitors. This dynamic museum curates and designs original projects, lectures and meetings and has developed partnerships with some of the world's most important museums and institutions.
Palazzo Madama – Museo Civico d’Arte Antica (Civic Museum of Ancient Art)
The museum was founded in 1860 and is now housed in one of the oldest and most fascinating city buildings that still contains architectural and historical remains that date from Roman times up to Filippo Juvarra and the Baroque period.
The collections comprise over 60,000 paintings, sculptures and decorative art works from the Byzantine period to the nineteenth century.
MAO Museo d’Arte Orientale (Museum of Oriental Art)
Over 2,000 works from a variety of Asian countries, dating from the fourth millennium BCE to the twentieth century CE, provide five different itineraries through five different cultural regions: South Asia, China, Japan, the Himalayan Region and the Islamic countries of Asia. Visitors discover distant, little-known, age-old cultures: the MAO takes its audience on a captivating journey of exchanges, discoveries and insights.
Borgo and Rocca Medievale
An open-air museum in the Valentino Park, on the banks of the river Po. In crossing the drawbridge one travels through time and space, leaving the twenty-first century city behind to enjoy a peaceful break surrounded by porticos, fountains, workshops, gardens and an impressive castle towering overhead.