FMAV - Palazzina dei Giardini
Foundation Modena Visual Arts; a center of cultural production and training and education aimed at disseminating the ’ contemporary art and visual culture and to stand as a landmark in’ interaction between disciplines and different artistic languages and dialogue between the arts, science and technology. Thanks to the multiplicity of the seats that manages and collecting the’ legacy the three institutions merged in it - Galleria Civica di Modena, Photography Foundation of Modena, Museum of Figurine - Modena Visual Arts Foundation presents itself as a cultural district which proposes and organizes exhibitions and high-level training courses, workshops, performances and conferences, enhancing its assets and building a system of networks at local and extraterritorial face all’ enrichment of the community in which it operates.
Wanted in the seventeenth century by Francesco I d'Este as “casino fun place for the Este court– within the Ducal Palace gardens, the building of the house Vigarani attributed to the architect.
Along with the park, was given a century later by the Duke to citizenship; over the years it fell into disuse, becoming the twentieth century greenhouse and storage of tools. In the late seventies, as part of a plan for the historic center promoted by the City Council, the house It has been restored to its original scenic function. A subsequent and recent restoration has made it possible to further enhance the extraordinary quality of space, large windows, spacious in the wall surfaces and heights, making the house an ideal venue for international exhibitions.