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A day dedicated to art in Lugano

Lugano Strolling from the city centre along the lakeshore, your day in the world of art may begin with a visit to Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana at the Arts centre LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura.

The Museum offers an intense programme of exhibitions on contemporary and Twentieth century art. Right next to the LAC, also visit "Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiatid" devoted to the art collections of the 20th and 21st centuries of art collectors such as Giancarlo and Danna Olgiati. Continue your visit at the Gianluigi Giudici Gallery of Plaster Casts and finally visit the Gabriele and Anna Braglia Foundation.

The ideal program:


Excursion for everyone


  • Visit Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana (MASI) inside its main site at LAC
  • Visit "Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati"


  • Visit Gipsoteca Gianluigi Giudici
  • Visit Fondazione Gabriele e Anna Braglia
  • Visit to the several different Art Galleries of the Region

Not to be missed

  • Palazzo Reali – MASI second site (re-opening in early 2019)
  • Fondazione Lindenberg – Villa Pia (Porza)
  • MUSEC Museo delle Culture
  • Museo Mario Bernasconi (Pazzallo)
  • Museo Hermann Hesse (Montagnola)

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  1. Contact

    Lugano Region tourist office
    Piazza della Riforma
    6900 Lugano
    +41 58 220 65 00

  2. Notes
  3. Opening

    Open all year
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