The Pinacoteca Civica, created in the 1980s, has become an integral part of the new cultural movement. Housing and exhibiting to the public an excellent collection of treasures which until now have been neglected. The transformation of the structure to its new use and the attentive study of the space available for the exhibits, done in a refined and innovative manner, allows visitors to admire the works donated to the city by private collectors, noble families from Reggio and famous personalities, which have for many years been conserved in the National Museum.
In addition to which, paintings and sculptures, until now exhibited in public buildings and a number of new acquisitions to complete the collection.
It will therefore be possible to embark on an imaginary artistic journey through southern Italy: from famous works by Antonello da Messina to those of Luca Giordano, Lavagna Fieschi, Salfi, Jerace, Rodriguez, Covelli, and famous artists from Reggio such as Cannizzaro and Benassai.
In the section dedicated to the 1800s we can find a famous painting by Renato Guttuso dedicated to the swordfish fishermen. Located in the building which also houses the theater “Francesco Cilea”, the art gallery enriches the tourist route through the historical centre of the city.
The splendid collection exhibited encapsulates the wonder of the history of Italian art and offers an invaluable learning instrument for young generations.
From Tuesday to Sunday: 9.30am/12.30pm - 4.30pm / 5.30pm
Monday is closed
Ticket price: Euro 4,00 (full), Euro 2,00 (concessions)