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Arts & Museums
Casa Museo Fellini is one of the finest museum in the city. Situated in a former government building, this museum houses artifices that showcase the works and the life of the famed Fellini. You will get to check out his film posters, costumes and set designs. There are some unique and rare pictures that are nice to look that. If you are in the city and are a fan of Fellini, Casa Museo Fellini is the place to go. To know more about the place, check the website.
Collective artworks of regional and city importance dating from the 14th century to modern day pieces. Many exhibitions depict the expressions of bourgeois taste that are key to the city, and these guidelines and trends are determined by the Provincial Academy of Fine Arts in Ravenna.
The most significant evidence of Riccione and its territory from the Prehistory to the Roman Age are preserved in this Museum. The exhibition is suitable for educational purposes and excellently arranged. The first section, complete with important fossil remains, presents the origins and evolution of life on the Earth. Then the geological structure of the territory is illustrated in all its paleontologic and petrographic aspects together with a wide range of fossil, rock and mineral remains. The reconstruction of an ancient Paleolithic environment of the Conca low valley is also worth looking at, while the first ceramics and flint artifacts document the appearance of the first sedentary settlements characterized by an agricultural and pastoral economy. The exhibition continues with the Metal age, from the copper of the Aeneolithic period to the Iron age through the various phases of the Bronze age, represented by findings brought to light in local villages. The last section is completely dedicated to the Roman conquest and civilization with findings from various farms of the territory and along the consular road Flaminia.
Colle di Covignano, one of the most breath taking places over the town of Rimini, hosts one of the most singular Museums that puts together rare artifacts from different parts of the world, such as China and New Guinea. That's an extremely important testimony of Franciscan monks' presence around the world. Most of the sculptures and findings were collected over the past 50 years. From China you can admire little bronze Buddha statues, brocade clothes, ivory sculptures, precious coins dating from year 1000 till our days. Javelins, arrows, drums, masks and various ornaments coming from New Guinea are also on display along with male pelvic cases and female loinclothes. Pre-Columbian findings as well as important artifacts from European and Rimini's culture are set on display. Modern art sculptures, French Napoleonic dishes, Murano glasses and Faenza's ceramics make it one of the most various and attractive museum in the Riviera.
Galleria dell'Immagine is one of the more well known art galleries that dot the pretty town of Rimini. Like its name suggests, every work or art represented tends to be imaginative and special, as artists strive to exhibit their best here. Call for details regarding any upcoming events or exhibitions.
Galleria Fabjbasaglia is a great spot for Rimini's art loving community to come together, network and socialize especially during exhibitions held here. The gallery possesses a rather enviable collection which has not gone unnoticed among the town's art lovers who flock here with unfailing regularity. Check the website for more details on upcoming events and open hours.
Galleria d'arte Scarpellini is a shining example of a gallery that makes art accessible to the general public and not just to the artist community. This gallery has nourished homegrown as well as nationally renowned painters and sculptors who've come a long way ever since. Check the website for more details. Admission free for everyone.
Galleria d'Arte Luigi Franceschini is definitely an elite establishment in Rimini's art world. The gallery is associated with some of the biggest names including the legendary Andy Warhol among a host of others. Expect all things unconventional and out-of-the-ordinary at this intimate little space that is here to stay. Check their website for more details and timings.
Located beside Piazza Ferrari, the City Museum displays in more than 700 works of Rimini's 2000 years of history in 40 different galleries. The exhibition building has ancient origins itself: having been built in the 18th Century as Jesuit monastery, it was used as a hospital, first military and then civilian. In the inner courtyard there is an epigraph collection of about one hundred Roman inscription which, together with a splendid exhibit of mosaics, constitutes an important part of the archeological nucleus. On the first floor there are frescoes, ceramics and paintings on wood from the 15th and 16th Centuries that tell the story of Renaissance art, amongst them Giovanni Bellini's famous Pietà. On the second floor art and sculpture produced in Rimini between the 17th and 19th Centuries are on display and the works of local artist Guido Cagnacci can also be found.
The Museum of Regards, established in 1972 displays artwork with an unconventional approach. Thematic groups based on works from Oceania, Africa and the Americas are organized within three rooms: the awed gaze (the room of wonders), the scientific gaze, the collector's gaze, and the aesthete's gaze.
Within this modern structure about 200 pieces tell us the whole story of the motorcycle starting from the pioneers period and the first motor-cycle ever, the French Werner, followed by the Italian Frera and Stucchi, all dating back to the beginning of the last Century. Fabulous Guzzi models document the production of the World War inter-period. A special section in the Museum is dedicated to both Italian and foreign sidecars that left a significant mark toward the family transport. Foreign guest stars of the Museum are the English Norton, Sunbeam, Rudge and Scott along with the American Harley Davidson, Indian and the wonderful four-cylinder Henderson. Marvellous scooters like Lambretta and Vespa and some rare models manufactured by Ducati, Cruiser and Piatti are worthy of a look too. Those who want to restore their models accurately can also consult a well-furnished library containing over 10,000 original volumes. The museum is closed on Mondays, do check the website for more information.
This vast park and museum hosts some of the most distinctive aircrafts that made the postwar history, from the conflict in Korea, Vietnam, Iran-Iraq, to the very recent conflicts of the Gulf, and former Yugoslavia. Over 40 aircrafts displayed in the open-air garden in a surface of more than 2 kilometers allow you to get into Clark Gable's plane, the one that hosted famous stars as Marilyn Monroe, John and Ted Kennedy or get near to the famous but unfortunate MIG 23, the Libyan aircraft that fell over the Silla promontory during the accident of Ustica. Between the many aircrafts which served air forces from all over the world you can also meet the Phantom, the famous American fighter in the Vietnam war, and some remains of the three Frecce Tricolori involved in the tragic exhibition of Ramstein of August 28, 1988. In the covered Pavilion you can then admire some of the uniforms and suits used by our pilots together with hundreds of never displayed photos, decorations and medals awarded by the heroes of our Country.