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Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

Via Magenta, 31, 10128 Torino TO, Italy

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About Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

One of the oldest museums in Italy, and it is devoted to art produced in the last two centuries. It was opened to the public in 1863, and it keeps over 40.000 pieces, among paintings, sculptures, installations, drawings, and engravings. Particularly important is the film and artistic videos collection, one of the most famous in Europe.


Attractions near Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

Piazza San Carlo1.12km from Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

Piazza San Carlo is one of the most important squares in the historic center of Turin. Often nicknamed by the Turinese "the living room of the city", it is inserted within the road axis of via Roma, which connects it to piazza Castello and Piazza Carlo Felice. To the south, there is another small open space called piazza CLN.  The square has other entrances to the north and to the south. It is also accessible by foot from the underground via the stairs that connect it to the underground parking

Egyptian Museum1.25km from Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

A museum in Torino is dedicated exclusively to Egyptian culture and art. Springing from the excavations completed in Egypt by the Italian Archeological Mission between 1900-1935, the collection counts more than 26,000 artifacts and is a scientific and academic resource on the topic. The museum hosts themed exhibits of special interest; for example, a recent special exhibit was about women in ancient Egyptian culture, in honor of National Women's Day. Each month offers various events.

Palazzo Carignano1.36km from Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

Palazzo Carignano, full name Palazzo Dei Principi di Carignano, is a historic building in the city center of Turin, a fine example of Piedmontese Baroque architecture.  Together with Palazzo Reale and Palazzo Madama, it is part of the most important historical buildings of the city and, like these, it is part of the UNESCO Residenze Savoy serial site. It was the historic seat of the Subalpine Parliament and of the first Parliament of the Kingdom of Italy.

Museum of Eastern Art1.39km from Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

The Museum of Eastern Art is a recent reality among the few Italian institutions completely devoted to the artistic expressions of Asia. The museum contains one of the most important collections of Asian art in Italy. The collection of some 2200 works represents cultural and artistic traditions from across the Asian continent. It will be a new experience visiting this museum and gives information about the eastern arts.

Museum of the Risorgimento1.39km from Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

The Museum of the Risorgimento, located in the eighteenth-century Milanese Palazzo Moriggia, houses a collection of objects and artworks which illustrate the history of Italian unification from Napoleon's first Italian campaign of 1796 to the annexation of Rome in 1870. There is particular coverage of Milan’s part in this process, notably the 1848 uprising against Austrian rule known as the Five Days of Milan.

Piazza Castello1.4km from Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

This large rectangular esplanade is the true center of Turin. The elegance of the Piazza Castello, with its constant flow of trams, is a popular setting for locals to meet for drinks. This amazing spot host the Royal Palace, the castle in the middle named Palazzo Madama, the Teatro Regio where all the operas are performed, and many other important spots.

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Piedmont is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country. It borders the Liguria region to the south, the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions to the east, and the Aosta Valley region to the northwest; it also borders Switzerland to the northeast and France to the west. It has an area of 25,402 km2 making it the second-largest region of Italy after Sicily and a population of 4,322,805 as of 30 June 2020. The capital of Piedmont is Turin.