Palace of the Captains
Palazzo dei Capitani , built between the 12th and 14th centuries, overlooks Piazza del Popolo, in the historic center of Ascoli Piceno . The rooms on the first floor are intended for setting up temporary exhibitions and from 12 June 2021 until 30 September 2022 they host the prestigious works of the Cavallini Sgarbi Collection.
The exhibition “ The Search for Beauty. The Cavallini Sgarbi Collection. From Lotto to Morandi ”is an exciting journey over four centuries which, from the second half of the fifteenth century, brings together the main works of the famous collection at Palazzo dei Capitani in Ascoli Piceno. Inside the exhibition you can breathe the intimate atmosphere of a private collection, the result of Vittorio Sgarbi's passionate love hunt, carried out in tandem with his mother Rina Cavallini, who bought the works in numerous auctions in every corner of the world. .