The Tavern Museum is located in the historic center of the city, in the province of Cosenza. The museum is located within the Dominican Cenobio of the fifteenth century, near the Town Hall. The museum is famous for its rich collection of paintings by Mattia Preti, born in the city of Taverna. The exhibition features works from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century and a small core of contemporary art. Among the most famous artists are: the brothers Gregorio and Mattia Preti, Giovan Battista Spinelli, Antonio and Giovanni Sarnelli, Antonio De Bellis and Marco Minniti. The contemporary collection is divided into four different spaces and includes artists and Lia Ercole Drei, Carmelo Savelli, Francesco Guerrieri and Alfonso Frangipane. A path is dedicated to artists born between 1900 and 1960, among the most important we find Mimmo Rotella, Antonio Violetta, Francesco Correggia, Kinship and Mario Antonio Saladino. Today, the museum hosts cultural events, seminars and conferences related especially to the artistic figure of Mattia Preti.

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Palazzo San Domenico
88055 Taverna

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