The Triennale of Milan

The Triennale of Milan is an international cultural institution which organises exhibitions and conferences as well as hosting arts, design, architecture, fashion, cinema, communications and social events.

It organizes cutting hedge, high profile exhibitions dedicated to contemporary art and social issues, with nationally and internationally renowned architects and designers, and top stylists who have influenced tastes and customs.

It is also a museum which researches, studies and represents Italian design from all different points of view; the Triennale Design Museum is an ever changing museum, attentive to the history of design and to the entire design system (businesses, manufacturing districts, the region where it operates, research, publishing and education).

The Triennale of Milan is a design and art museum in the Parco Sempione in Milan, in Lombardy in northern Italy. It is housed in the Palazzo dell’Arte, which was designed by Giovanni Muzio and built between 1931 and 1933; construction was financed by Antonio Bernocchi and his brothers Andrea and Michele.

The museum hosts exhibitions and events which highlight contemporary Italian design, urban planning, architecture, music, and media arts, emphasizing the relationship between art and industry. The museum also houses the Collezione Permanente, a collection of significant objects in contemporary Italian design.

The museum has been the venue for the Triennale of Milan (“the Milan triennial exhibition”). Recognized by the Bureau of International Expositions, this major exhibition has been held thirteen times so far, the latest one in 1996, and the nextscheduled for 2016.

The museum also manages the Triennale of Milan Tokyo Museum, located in the Shiodome district of Tokyo, Japan.

WHERE: Viale Alemagna 6

WITH MILANOCARD: Reduced ticket, 12€ instead 15€.

OPENING HOURS: 10.30-20.30; Thursday 10.30-23.00; Closed on Monday.

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