“Namads” are impressive carpets made from felted wool, created by nomadic peoples of central Asia to decorate their interior spaces.
Postcards of geisha, cherry blossoms, views of Mount Fuji and sumo wrestlers are juxtaposed to illustrations, graphic and photographic celebratory images capturing historical events of the early 20th century.
Curated by Carole Haensler in collaboration with Laura Pomari.
The creative possibilities explored through photography were never richer or more varied than in the years between the two world wars, when photographers tested the medium with unmatched imaginative fervor.
The collections of MASI Lugano reflect the very special history of visual art in Ticino.
The German photographer’s journey touches the roots of spirituality by portraying man’s inner universes with extraordinary composure.
The 11th edition of the LongLake Festival will offer 111 days of festival for a host of diverse events, with international and national guests, scattered between Piazza Manzoni, Parco Ciani with its beloved Boschetto, the Agora external space of the LAC, Piazzetta San Carlo and other places in the city thanks to the offerings of museums, beaches and institutions.
Let’s see the stars again!
a voice from uncharted waters
The first edition of Tamaro Vertical on Sunday 20 June will take you from the Splash & Spa car park in Rivera to the summit, beyond Alpe Foppa, passing through the woods along a challenging path that will satisfy the needs of even the most experienced runners.
MASI presents the first large solo exhibition devoted to Nicolas Party, the Swiss artist who in recent years has established himself as one of the leading names on the international art scene.
The summer festival LAC en plein air is back.
An event that is synonymous to enthusiasm, solidarity, health, friendship and well-being. An appointment that is not to be missed by the people of Lugano and visitors. This is a great week-end even for families and sports fans.
Event at the 21st Edition. 140 between the best tattoo artists in the world will show their artistic abilities and the new techniques of the body art to the public of Ticino and outside the country.
Lugano PasSteggia, the food and wine tasting event promoted by the city of Lugano, will reach in 2021 its eighth edition, planned for Sunday, September 5th.
The only women’s race in the South of Switzerland … in Lugano!
One of the most important Swiss appointments for walking and Nordic walking fans. Different itineraries (from 6.8 to 13.4 km), several secondary activities, a lot of sport and fun for everyone: here's a way to be healthy and have a different day, in movement!
During the Urban short track competition of the PROFFIX Swiss Bike Cup, the best mountain bike cyclists of the Juniori, U23 and Elite categories will compete in the center of Lugano.
DATES NOT YET CONFIRMED. A Swiss event, which in its Luganese leg takes place in the city centre. It’s a challenge between the best bicycle, e-bike and Mountainbike athletes that’s bound to become a thrilling event to watch.
The second edition of the Lema Trail, a beautiful uphill race that will take you from the pretty village of Miglieglia in Malcantone to the summit of Monte Lema.
Following a long period of videostreaming and live radio broadcasts, made possible by our collaboration with the RSI (the OSI’s only means of staying in contact with its public), the 2021/22 season encourages us to again look to the future with great optimism with regard to performances in the concert hall.
The Auditorio Stelio Molo has been an ongoing point of reference for OSI concerts, even after the opening of the LAC. The Play&Conduct initiative, whose concerts to date have already been highly praised, will basically continue in 2022, though with some slight modifications.
The music and culture of 40s and 50s America. International festival.