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• Museo del Novecento Entrance ticket (no guided tour - only entrance ticket) • Free time to visit the Museum on your own • Helpline with local staff
Visit Museo Stefano Bardini with its 3600 artworks.
Opened on 24 June 2014, the Novecento Museum is dedicated to the art of the twentieth century and proposes a selection of works from the civic collections, which illustrate the Italian art of the first half of the twentieth century.
The space of Italian 20th-century art offers a selection of about 300 works distributed in 15 exhibition spaces, as well as a study room, a drawing and print cabinet and a room for conferences and projections. the exhibition venue is the ancient Spedale delle Leopoldine in Piazza Santa Maria Novella.
The majority of exhibitions in this museum are by Italian artists. The biggest section in this museum is devoted to the Italian Futurists, with works by Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carrà, Fortunato Depero, Luigi Russolo, Gino Severini, Mario Sironi and Ardengo Soffici.
This museum also houses works by the greatest artists including Braque, Léger, Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse, Mondrian and Picasso, Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo's large canvas Il Quarto Stato (1902) is exhibited in a single room on its own.
Other rooms and sections of the museum are dedicated to individual artists such as Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, and Morandi. In this museum, you will also find sections that are dedicated to art movements of the 20th century, including Abstractionism, Arte Povera, the Novecento Italiano, Post-Impressionism and Realism, and to genres such as landscape and monumental art.
In 2015 the museum was enriched by a large donation from Bianca and Mario Bertolini, who donated their private collection of contemporary artworks by artists such as Daniel Buren, Joseph Kosuth, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella and Andy Warhol.
Alberto Della Ragione collection, donated to the city of Florence in the aftermath of the 1966 flood, embellished with works by Giorgio De Chirico, Filippo De Pisis, Gino Severini, Giorgio Morandi, Mario Mafai, Renato Guttuso, Felice Casorati and other.
The itinerary is completed with the legacy Ottone Rosai, received by the Municipality of Florence in 1963 at the behest of the widow Francesca Fei and her brother Oreste.
•Please be aware that €3,00 per pax have been added to the Entrance ticket price as management, booking and assistance rights. •Please note that Children 0-18 are free of charge, and will only pay reservation fee only with a valid ID and accompanied by an adult. No refund will be given if you do not accomplish the requirements. •Please note that Students 18-25 have a reduced fee, only with a valid ID. No refund will be given if you do not accomplish the requirements. •Please make sure to check your inbox, tickets will be send via email, they’ll contain a barcode to show directly at the entrance. •Please note that the ticket has no time or date, they can be used until 6 month from the issuing. •Please check opening time and availability of museum.