ACCURSIO PALACE - BOLOGNA
It is a vast architectural complex that overlooks Piazza Maggiore, home to the Palazzo Comunale (City Hall), and is composed of two distinct architectural bodies. On the left the oldest part, which belonged to the Accursio family in the 12th-13th centuries (from which it takes its name the entire complex), then moved to the municipal magistracy of the Elders from 1336 and from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century hosted the legates of the Pope.
In the various eras there are various artists and architects who have enriched the complex in various ways: Nicolò dell'Arca with the Madonna with Child in terracotta on the facade, the eight Gothic windows by Fioravante Fioravanti, the triumphal entry with the statue of Pope Gregory XIII, author of the calendar reform, by Galeazzo Alessi. Still inside a cordonata staircase attributable to Donato Bramante, and all the admirable works in the various rooms: the Sala d'Ercole and the Sala del Consiglio Comunale on the first floor, on the second the Chapel and the Sala Farnese.
Among the various works are Luca Signorelli, Donato Creti, Giuseppe Maria Crespi, Tintoretto, Ludovico Carracci, Artemisia Gentileschi (Portrait of Gonfaloniere) and Francesco Hayez (Ruth).
From Piazza Nettuno, you can access the Ex Sala Borsa, the second part of the complex, which today houses the municipal multimedia library. Through the glass floors you can admire the archaeological remains at the turn of the 2nd century BC. C. and the sixteenth century (including those of the Roman basilica).
Luigi Busi. L’eleganza del vero 1837-1884 [ EXPIRED]
The first major monographic exhibition dedicated to the painter in his hometown, with about 40 works by the Bolognese artist in addition to those of the masters who have marked its shape.
Made by Bologna for the Arts, a cultural association for years engaged in the rediscovery and enhancement of Bolognese painting between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
ACCURSIO BUILDING - Sala Ercole
Piazza Maggiore, 6
from January 28th to March 18th 2018
TIMETABLE: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 am to 6.30 pm and Friday from 3.00 pm to 6.30 pm (closed on Mondays).
how to get to the Museum
Bus 11, 13, 14, 19, 20, 25, 27, 29, 30, 37
stop at Piazza Maggiore or via Rizzoli
Shuttle A: Piazza Galvani stop
Train: 15 minutes walk from Central Station
by car: Underground parking in Piazza VIII Agosto
contacts - timetable - fares
Tel. 051 203040
Red Room - Hall of Hercules - Sala Farnese and Cappella Palatina: open to the public if free (ask the ushers)
Hall of the Municipal Council: Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 1pm
Municipal Art Collections: Tuesday to Friday 9am - 6.30pm; Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10 - 18.30;
Closed: Monday, May 1st, December 25th, January 1st.
Ex Sala Borsa (entrance from Piazza Nettuno): Monday 2.30pm - 8pm; from Tuesday to Friday 10 am - 8 pm (last admission allowed at 7.45 pm); Saturday 10 am - 7 pm (last admission allowed at 6.45 pm). Closed Monday morning and holidays.
Archaeological excavations under the Piazza Coperta always visible through the floor glass and open to the public for free visits on Monday from 15 to 18.30; Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 1.30pm and 3pm - 6.30pm. Closed Monday morning and holidays.
ENTRANCE: Free (unless otherwise specified)
the events - day by day- an easy way to organize your visit or your evenings