Top events 2023

Sentiment and observation Art in Ticino 1850–1950

09 May 2021 - 31 December 2023

The collections of MASI Lugano reflect the very special history of visual art in Ticino.


Roberto Ciaccio. Origin as a gift

09 June 2022 - 19 March 2023

MUSEC continues the research about the origins of creativity through the works of Roberto Ciaccio (1951-2014).


Be connected

03 July 2022 - 19 April 2023

Be connected is based on the idea that people have no limits other than those they impose upon themselves, and that everything in nature is related, connected and alive, as the ancient philosophers taught.



02 September 2022 - 17 May 2023

The eighth season of LuganoMusica hosts at the LAC the best performers in a rich programme of symphonic and chamber concerts, recitals, dedicated events, in-depth meetings with musicians and contemporary music.


LAC 2022–2023 season

02 September 2022 - 31 May 2023

The light of the shadow.


The Collection

11 September 2022 - 31 December 2023

The exhibition venue of the Palazzo Reali hosts, alongside exhibition projects related to local and international artists, an exhibition dedicated to works from the collection.


OSI in Auditorio

16 September 2022 - 04 May 2023

The OSI at the Auditorio season comprises four rather imaginative events at the RSI’s Stelio Molo Auditorium, two of them in the Play and Conduct format which allows a guest soloist to perform as conductor as well at the head of the OSI.



29 September 2022 - 20 April 2023

From Autumn 2022 to Spring 2023 the OSI at the LAC will be presenting ten evening concerts featuring superb repertoire.


UP22 – Unpublished Photo

20 October 2022 - 26 February 2023

UP22 is set up in the Spazio Maraini at Villa Malpensata and presents twenty-four works by four young talents in international photography.


Lucas Herzig – and often means always

23 October 2022 - 19 February 2023

Manor Award Ticino 2022.


La Straordinaria – Tour Vagabonde in Lugano

28 December 2022 - 28 March 2023

During its three-month presence in Lugano, La Straordinaria will be the largest independent cultural space in all of Italian-speaking Switzerland.


Lugano – Guided City Walk (Free Tour)

14 January - 28 October 2023

10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Carnival in all region

30 January - 26 February 2023

Let's party!



02 - 24 February 2023

Studio FOCE – February


Art at the antipodes. The Brignoni Collection

10 February - 01 October 2023

The show is a tribute to Serge Brignoni (1903-2002), the Swiss artist and collector who brought MUSEC into being.


La Edad de Oro – Israel Galván

11 February 2023

The great bailaor from Seville, Israel Galván celebrates the Golden Age of flamenco in a performance which brings that wonderful period back to life with the collaboration of the brothers David and Alfredo Lagos (vocals and guitar respectively).


Werner Bischof – Unseen Colour

12 February - 02 July 2023

The 2023 exhibition season opens with a show of previously unseen works by Werner Bischof (Zurich, 1916 — Trujillo, Peru, 1954).


Dutoit and Kobekina’s Stradivarius at the LAC

16 February 2023

The second part of the OSI al LAC season resumes with the sixth concert of the season.


Rita Ackermann Hidden

12 March - 13 August 2023

Rita Ackermann’s exhibition titled ‘Hidden’ will focus on a selection of recent paintings in relation to the artist’s early works from the 1990s.


ÖKK Bike Revolution Tamaro Trophy 2023

25 - 26 March 2023

25.03.2023: 07:00 am – 6:00 pm
26.03.2023: 08:00 am – 6:00 pm


YouNique Fine Craft Art & Design

25 - 26 March 2023

10:00 am – 8:00 pm


Tisana – The Wellness Fair

30 March - 02 April 2023

Tisana is the historic wellness fair that celebrates the values and popularisation of the well-being of body, mind and spirit.


The memory of modernity

01 April - 02 July 2023

Drawings by japanese children from the Levoni Collection.


Morcote Scal

01 April 2023

The first edition of Morcote Scal, promoted and organized in collaboration with the Municipality of Morcote.


Hedi Mertens

02 April - 15 October 2023

Logic of Intuition.


Pasqua in Città

07 - 10 April 2023

Lugano at its maximum splendour.


San Salvatore Vertical 2023

16 April 2023

After a departure through the streets of the town of Paradiso, the route follows a very beautiful panoramic path that leads directly to the summit at 913 meters above sea level.


SwissReLux 2023

21 - 23 April 2023

10:30 am – 7:00 pm


Venetian Festival Lugano

29 April 2023

The Venetian Lugano Festival is an extraordinary cultural and historical event, which in the past took place up to the year 1930.


Raiffeisen Lema Walking

30 April 2023

Second edition.


Raiffeisen Lema Trail

30 April 2023

Nestling between the lakes of Lugano and Maggiore and the valleys of the Luino region, Monte Lema towers 1624 metres above Italian-speaking Switzerland and dominates a panorama that encompasses the valleys of Ticino and beyond.


K4 Vertical 2023

01 May 2023

The start takes place on the road and this to allow the runners to distance themselves and establish a first skimming.


Capriasca Challenge 2023

14 May 2023

Race MTB–XCO. Capriasca Challenge: Ticino stage of the Aargau Cup Series.


Lugano Bike Emotions 2023

18 - 23 May 2023

The sixth edition of Lugano Bike Emotions will take place from the 18th to the 21st of May 2023.


Run to the Sun 2023

03 June 2023

Traveling along these paths far and wide and having an organizational know-how in mountain competitions, we let ourselves be fascinated by the possibility of offering something new and unique of its kind.


Raiffeisen Tamaro Walking

04 June 2023

A panoramic, non competitive walking in the unique scenery of Mt. Tamaro.


Raiffeisen Tamaro Trail

04 June 2023

Tamaro Trail on Sunday, 4 June, will take you from the Splash & Spa car park in Rivera, past Alpe Foppa, through the woods along a challenging route that will satisfy the needs of even the most experienced runners.


Summer Jamboree on the Lake

22 - 25 June 2023

Four unmissable days of fun on the notes of American music and culture of the 40s and 50s.


Scenic Trail 2023

23 - 25 June 2023

Scenic Trail is a trail running competition.



23 - 24 September 2023

2 days of running through the streets of Lugano.


Monte Brè Challenge 2023

24 September 2023

In the magnificent setting of Stralugano.


Gazzirola Direttissima 2023

28 October 2023

Gazzirola is the diamond in the crown of mountains surrounding Valcolla and Capriasca.