Entry price: € 2.00
Saturday and Sunday 9.30-13.30 & 15-18 visits at other times by appointment
Telephone: +39 0543 975428
INFOLINE: +39 0543 981854
The picture gallery contains a permanent collection of about one hundred paintings acquired in the various editions of the Award since 1955, including works by the main painters from Romagna such as Sughi, Cappelli, Piraccini and Ruffini as well as works by other Italian and foreign painters like Korompay, Vacchi, Fieschi, Bonfanti, Mandelli, Morlotti, Ruggeri, Plessi, Petlin, and Berman. The picture gallery also houses an important archive of autograph letters of famous artists and critics like Arcangeli, Valsecchi, Crispolti, De Micheli, and Raimondi. One section of the museum is dedicated to Mattia Moreni, the famous informal artist, who worked for some time in Santa Sofia between the Seventies and Eighties, making here his big multi-material work entitled "Mistura". The picture gallery is connected with the of Open Air Sculpture Park opened in 1993, where a 2 km long path leads visitors to see works by Somaini, Carrano, Mainolfi and, Anne and Patrick Poirier.
Source: local Staff Forlì-Cesena