19TH CEN­TURY NEAPOLI­TAN ART

Where Naples Coast & Islands - - MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS -

Sixty works by Neapoli­tan artists trace the rich evo­lu­tion of 19th cen­tury Neapoli­tan art. From lu­mi­nous land­scapes by masters of the School of Posillipo to those by artists of the School of Resina. For the first time, the ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures paint­ings by Dal­bono, Cam­marano, De Nit­tis, Gi­gante, Irolli, and many oth­ers. Un­til 8 De­cem­ber. Mon-Fri 10am- 1pm and 5pm- 7pm; Sat&Sun 10am-1pm Ac­cademia Giac­into Gi­gante. Via Belis­ario Coren­zio, Naples. T: 0815568070 www. ac­cademi­agi­gante.it in­clud­ing paint­ings, sculp­tures, draw­ings, weapons, dec­o­ra­tive arts, is owed to this pe­riod. The mu­seum also houses a sec­tion ded­i­cated to con­tem­po­rary art. Open Thurs-Tues 8.30am6.30pm; 7.50 eu­ros - via Miano, 2 - T: 081.7499111 www.polo­muse­ale­napoli.beni­cul­tur­ali.it/museo_cp MUSEO MADRE - The Donna Regina Con­tem­po­rary Art Mu­seum (M.A.D.RE) takes its name from the build­ing in which it is housed, namely Palazzo Donnaregina. Par­tially opened in 2005, it was com­pleted in 2007 when the ex­hi­bi­tion spa­ces were en­larged by the Por­tuguese ar­chi­tect, Al­varo Siza. A med­ley of 18th and 19th cen­tury ar­chi­tec­ture, it has two court­yards and over­looks a part of the 5th and 6th cen­tury B.C. city walls which can be seen un­der the floor of the ticket of­fice. Open Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat 10am6.30pm, Sun 10am-8pm – via Set­tem­brini, 79 – T: 081.19313016 – www.ma­drenapoli.it PAN - Housed in the 18th cen­tury Palazzo Roc­cella on via dei Mille, the gallery of­fers vast ex­hi­bi­tion space, con­sul­ta­tion ar­eas, ser­vices and tools tar­geted at the study of the works and pro­tag­o­nists of con­tem­po­rary art forms: from paint­ing to sculp­ture, from ar­chi­tec­ture to pho­tog­ra­phy, from de­sign to cin­ema, from video-art to car­toons. Open Wed-Sat and Mon 9.30am-7.30pm, Sun and public hol­i­days 9.30am-2.30pm - via dei Mille, 60 - T: 081.7958605 www.palaz­zoarti­napoli.net UN­DER­GROUND NAPLES - This is the other face of Naples, the one that has with­stood the tests of time, far-re­moved from the hus­tle and bus­tle of the vi­brant city. In its un­der­ground pas­sages and walls made from yel­low tuff, the stone that Naples is built on, you can still see the in­deli­ble signs and traces of its past his­tory, from the birth of Neapo­lis to the Sec­ond World War. The tour of Un­der­ground Naples lasts for about 2 hours. Mul­ti­lin­gual guides avail­able. Open Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, Thurs also un­til 9pm; pi­azza San Gae­tano, 68 – T: 081.296944 – T: 340.4606045 – T: 3348197912 – www.napolisot­ter­ranea.org

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