Top events 2022

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.


Una montagna d'arte 2021 / 2022

01 June 2021 - 06 November 2022

Una montagna d’arte», initiative of Monte Tamaro SA and the Fondazione Egidio e Mariangela Cattaneo presents, in collaboration with Lugano Region.


Japan. Arts and Life

10 February 2022 - 08 January 2023

The Montgomery Collection.


Lugano - Guided City Walk (Free Tour)

12 February - 29 October 2022

10:00 am — 12:00 pm


The infancy of signs

17 March - 02 October 2022

Drawings of New Guinean Children from the Wirz Collection.


Since 1972, 50 years together

01 April - 06 November 2022

1 April 2022 will mark the start of the 50th season. An important anniversary worthy of great celebration.


Ticino Mountain Running Cup — Lugano Region

10 April - 29 October 2022

The Ticino Mountain Running Cup is a series of mountain runs in different parts of the canton.


Lugano - Unexpected Classic Tour (Free Tour)

18 April - 24 October 2022

10:00 am — 12:00 pm


Marcel Broodthaers – Industrial Poems

01 May - 13 November 2022

The presents the main motifs of the series of signs created by the artist.


Guided excursion Lugano — Monte Brè

20 May - 21 October 2022

12:50 pm — 5:30 pm


A Collection of Italian Modern Art

22 May 2022 - 29 January 2023

Carrà, Campigli, Manzù, Rosai, Scipione, Sironi


Guided excursion Lugano — Monte San Salvatore

08 June - 19 October 2022

10:00 am — 1:00 pm


Roberto Ciaccio. Origin as a gift

09 June 2022 - 26 February 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.


Paul Klee - The Sylvie and Jorge Helft collection

04 September 2022 - 08 January 2023

In autumn 2022, MASI Lugano will present an extraordinary ensemble of original drawings and etchings by Paul Klee (Münchenbuchsee, 1879 - Muralto, 1940), from a private collection, made between 1910 and 1940.


Dominique Koch. Moving Knots Across Strings

10 September - 02 October 2022

Bally Artist Award 2022.


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.


Pietro Roccasalva

18 September - 18 December 2022

The Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati presents Chi è che ride, (Who’s laughing) a solo exhibition by the Italian artist Pietro Roccasalva.


San Pellegrino Sapori Ticino

26 September - 15 November 2022

España ahora.


FIT International Festival of Theatre and Contemporary Scene

28 September - 11 October 2022

Among the great European festivals, the FIT Festival welcomes every year in Lugano the great names of the international contemporary scene.



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.


Autumn Festival

30 September - 02 October 2022

The city of Lugano will welcome back autumn from 30 September to 2 October.


Ticino Veg Vegan — Gastronomic festival

30 September - 10 October 2022

GastroTicino with Ticino a Tavola, in collaboration with Ticino Turismo, Lugano Region, Ticino a Te and Prodega Transgourmet, organizes the first Ticino vegetarian and vegan Festival.


Autumn Vibes — Guided City Tour (Free)

01 - 02 October 2022

01.10 e 02.10.2022: 10:30 am — 12:30 pm / 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm


Lema – Tamaro guided crossing

02 October 2022

A spectacular hike between civilisation and wild valleys.


Ladies Run Ticino

09 October 2022

The only all-female run!
On Sunday, October 9, 2022, Ladies Run Ticino, the only all-female run in Italian-speaking Switzerland, returns to Lugano.


Film Festival Diritti Umani Lugano — FFDUL

19 - 23 October 2022

Born in 2014, the Human Rights Film Festival Lugano (FFDUL) represents the most important forum on Human Rights and the first film festival in Italian-speaking Switzerland entirely dedicated to these issues.


Lucas Herzig— and often means always

23 October 2022 - 19 February 2023

Manor Award Ticino 2022.



04 December 2022

Negramaro in concert at the Palazzo Dei Congressi in Lugano on December 4th 2022 : the new “Unplugged European Tour 2022” will arrive in Ticino for a special and unmissable show!


Piazza la Fondue

11 December 2022

Piazza la Fondue is the new gastronomic event to be held in conjunction with the Christmas markets on the Piazza, adding a delicious gastronomic component to the rich pre-Christmas atmosphere!


Top events 2023

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.


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.