Accademia Carrara

The Accademia Carrara

L’ Accademia Carrara was founded in Bergamo in 1794, as a unique collection of the Art Gallery and School of Painting, on the initiative of the patrician Bergamo Giacomo Carrara (1714– 1796), which starts to memorize options the construction of’ building to house his vast collection of paintings.  L’ Accademia Carraraè l’ only Italian museum consists of bequests from important private collectors.  From museum dedicated to painting the Renaissance – with the great masterpieces of Pisanello , Mantegna, Bellini , Botticelli , Raphael, Lotto , Moroni – the history of’ Accademia Carrara l’ led her to be a d’ art  toto museum, with a’ wide representation of pictorial genres of you , Seven and < strong> Eight hundred , a significant collection of design and print and precious cores of decorative arts , the fans to porcelain , the bronzes to medals

L’ Carrara Academy's mission is to actively collaborate the cultural development of the area, the communityà and those who visit it through the preservation, study, l’ enrichment and l’ exhibition of its d’ art heritage.


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Piazza Giacomo Carrara, 82
24121 Bergamo


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