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  • The Museum of Madness, in Salò the 2017 summer cultural event

    A great cultural event that will make Lake Garda much more famous worldwide. The exhibition "Museo della Follia (Museum of Madness): from Goya to Bacon" scheduled till 16th November at the museum MuSa in Salò is an unmissable event for all those who are going to visit Lake Garda during their summer holiday.

    The travelling exhibition curated by Vittorio Sgarbi in collaboration with the most prestigious museums such as the Museum d'Orsay and the museum of the Orangerie exhibits 200 artworks about madness. You can find paintings, photos, sculptures, pictures and multimedia with subject the extraordinary suggestion of the madness. 

    The visit begins on the lake promenade in Salò with the container "L'Intonapensieri", a preview of the exhibition that hosts 9 interactive installations with poems written by important figures such as Antonio Ligabue, Franco Basaglia and Alda Merini.

    The tour continues in the museum that is subdivided into sections where visitors can admire artworks realized by the most important artists that helped to write the history of art with their works: Francisco Goya, Franz von Stuck, Francis Bacon, Adolfo Wildt, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Italian personalities such as Piccio, Silvestro Lega, Michele Cammarano, Telemaco, Signorini, Antonio Mancini, Vincenzo Gemito, Fausto Pirandello, Antonio Ligabue, Pietro Ghizzardi. The exhibition has been subject of discussions for the preview of Adolf Hitler's oil paintings. 

    This extraordinary exhibition - says Giordano Bruno Guerri, president of the Vittoriale degli Italiani, director of the museum MuSa and Garda Musei. The cause of this discussion is due to the approach to this complex matter that has been dealt from many point of view: art, history and modernity. 

     

    These are the opening hours and ticket prices:

     

    OPENING HOURS

    March, April and May from Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    June, July, August and September from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    October, November from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    The ticket office closes one hour earlier (last entry)

     

    ENTRANCE

    SINGLE TICKET - € 14,00

    REDUCED SINGLE TICKET - € 11,00 for visitors from 7 to 18 years, university students, over 65 years, resident citizens in Salò

    FREE TICKET - for children under 6 years, disable

    OPEN TICKET - € 16,00 open date ticket, valid from the day after the purchase date, with direct access to the ticket office. Limited availability.

    INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS - 030 5785122 www.ticket24ore.it

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