In the beautiful old town of Merano there’s a house for contemporary art, which is open all year round.
Image gallery: Kunst Meran - Merano Arte
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Right at the Merano Medieval arcades - called "Portici" in Italian - the Cassa di Risparmio building is located. It houses "Kunst Meran Merano Arte", a place for contemporary art. The project is financed by public and private funds and operated by "Merano Arte", a non-profit cultural association and member of the national institutions and museums of contemporary art "AMACI".
On three floors and a surface of 500 sqm, projects and changing exhibitions in the fields of fine arts, architecture, literature, music, photography and new media take place. Workshops and school projects complete the offer of "Merano Arte" which has also turned into a meeting place for local artists. And after the visit, the Café Kunsthaus invites to enjoy an exquisite Italian Cappuccino.
By the way: in the last years, "Merano Arte" has e.g. organised the "Merano Spring" Festival, a dialogue between nature and art, in collaboration with other associations.
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€ 6.00 adults, young people (15-18 years)
€ 5.00 adults with guest card
€ 5.00 seniors 65+
€ 2.00 students (up to 26 years)
free for children and young people under 15 years
Open on public holidays, temporary closures when exhibitions change. The exhibitions:
March 5 - June 5, 2022: Elisabeth Hölzl, Gina Klaber Thusek "Lichtpausen, lückenhaft"
June 25 - Sept 25, 2022: "TOGETHER Interact, Interplay, Interfere"
Opening of the group exhibition "Turning pain into power" on October 15, 2022.
Guided tours for groups of more than 10 persons of the current exhibitions by prior arrangement (in German and Italian language).