Diocesan Museum of Val d'Arbia
It is due to the perspicacity and passion for the art of the parish priest, Don Crescenzio Massari, the formation in 1926 of that first nucleus of works, recovered from the various deposits of the Church, which will constitute the starting point for the future museum of sacred art Of the Val d'Arbia in Buonconvento.
The museum, which is located in the Palazzo Ricci Socini, hosts a collection that includes precious works of sacred art (paintings, sculptures, textile goldsmiths) from the territory of the Val d'Arbia, to witness to the unfolding of figurative culture since XIII to Nineteenth century with its major protagonists.
Like many other museums in the province of Siena, this of Buonconvento also reveals itself a real master of masterpieces, small and large, which also take the gaze of the less experienced visitor, exciting it for the brightness of the colors, the shine of the golds, l Emotional intensity of figures.
In the first halls they are collected paintings from the two hundred and of the fourteenth century with artists of the caliber of Duccio di Buoninsegna and its great Madonna with the child, but also Pietro Lorenzetti, Luca di Tommé and Andrea di Bartolo with a refined announcement.