The Palazzo Reale in Milan, a former royal palace with its large halls and refined furnishings, is today an important exhibition venue and cultural centre.
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With a space of 7,000 sq. metres, it regularly displays modern and contemporary art works including collections from around the world in collaboration with international museums and cultural institutions.
The Royal Palace is a cultural centre in the heart of the city coordinated with three other exhibition venues: Rotonda della Besana, Palazzo della Ragione and Palazzo dell’Arengario.
The building played an important role with regard to art in Milan, as shown by the great success of the exhibition of recent years that have included Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and other painters and sculptors. Fundamental is the exhibition opened at the Palazzo Reale in 2009 on the centenary of the birth of Futurism.
Since November 4, 2013 the collection of the Great Museum of the Duomo of Milan (Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano in Italian) has been shown to the public in a wing of the Palace.
Roberto Ciacco at Palazzo Reale, Sala Cariatidi. Photo by Davide Comelli