The Cultural Center Le Clarisse
The Cultural Center Le Clarisse is located in the center of Grosseto in the historic building of the former convent of Santa Chiara. The convent of Santa Chiara is an historic religious building in Grosseto of the seventeenth century. Thanks to recent restoration was possible to assign spaces to the museum exhibitions. The Polo is made up of four cultural institutions: the Museum Collection Gianfranco Luzzetti, Clarisse Art, the Ethnographic Collection Roberto Ferretti and Museolab. The Gianfranco Luzzetti Collection Museum of Art is home to masterpieces by artists such as Giambologna, Cigoli, Antonio Rossellino, Corrado Giaquinto and Spadarino. The works were donated by Gianfranco Luzzetti, Florentine antiquarian origin of the Maremma, which was dedicated to the museum. Clarisse Art Space hosts temporary exhibitions by local artists and a documentation section. The library, the archive of the artists, the media library and storage of works of public art collections are an important reference point for the city. The ethnographic collection Roberto Ferretti and Museolab is the merger between a museum and a laboratory operated by the University of Grosseto and Siena. The Museolab is the result of the archaeological excavations of Grosseto and now houses original artifacts and reconstructions of the area's history.