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In the hall of the Palazzo d'Accursio, the Museo Morandi is the most important collection of works of the Bolognese maestro Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964). This came into being thanks to the donations that the famous painters sister made to the council and was opened in 1993, putting over 200 works on show placed side by side with a rich collection of volumes and numerous works of art belonging to Morandi himself. Inside the museum there is even a reconstruction of the studio in which the artist worked.
Ono Arte Contemporanea is an ode to pop culture. Though this contemporary art gallery showcases contemporary art pieces in photographic forms, you will also find a wide display of video art, installation, graphic art, vinyl, music, design elements, books and fashion on pop culture. Cehck out their bookstore and music shop on-site. Unwind at the lounge bar or attend their events which are equally interesting.
Blu Gallery is among the finest contemporary art galleries in town. Established in 2011, it encourages various artistic expressions of this art form. From street art to conceptual art and more, this gallery is a platform for young and upcoming artists. You will also find established artists on display.
MAMbo, or Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologn, is located in the former Forno del Pane (Bread Bakehouse), a huge building constructed at the beginning of 20th Century to feed a population dealing with the aftermath of World War I. It took 12 years of restoration to turn the bread factory into a 9000 square meter museum on two levels, organized around the central Ovens Hall and its two original smokestacks. The first floor houses the museum’s permanent collection: 3500 works dating from the 1960s onward, outlining features of Italian contemporary art. The ground floor holds temporary exhibitions.