Mart - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Rovereto - Rovereto
Futurism, Pop Art, Realism and great exhibitions: Mart in Rovereto is one of the most interesting museums on the Italian scene. It was designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta, with the collaboration of Rovereto-based engineer Giulio Andreolli. Every year the Museum holds one large exhibition and several temporary shows, and provides a range of interesting educational activities.
Futurism, Pop Art, Realism and great exhibitions: Mart in Rovereto is one of the most interesting museums on the Italian scene.
The Mart of Trento and Rovereto is one of Italy's most interesting museums. The main building of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Rovereto is located on Corso Bettini, between two 18th century aristocratic mansions called Palazzi Alberti. It was designed in 1987-88, by Swiss architect Mario Botta, with the collaboration of Rovereto-based engineer Giulio Andreolli, and houses a very important art collection ranging from Futurism to Pop Art, Arte Povera and Realism.
On four storeys, the Museum covers area of 12,000 square metres, half of which is dedicated to exhibition space. The two galleries dedicated to temporary shows are on the first floor. The second floor, featuring an area of over 4,000 square metres, houses the Museum's permanent collection, from Futurism to the present day, and boasts as major highlight numerous artworks by Fortunato Depero, from the 3,000 pieces the artist bequeathed to the town of Rovereto. Other Futurist artists included in the collection are Balla, Prampolini, Thayhat, Di Bosso, Dottori, Fillia, Iras Baldassari, Marinetti and Crali. On display are also works by Campigli, Licini, Sironi, Carrà, de Pisis, and 21 paintings by Morandi, as well as works by several important artists from the period following the First World War, such as Severini, de Chirico, Savinio, Casorati, Tosi, Tozzi Funi, and by renowned international artists, including Picasso, Lèger, Klee, Kandinsky, Lichtenstein, Modigliani, Warhol and Beuys. Every year the Museum holds one large exhibition and several temporary shows, and provides a range of interesting educational activities for both adults and children.
Notes on the accessibility to the site
Parcheggio interno a pagamento con posti riservati alle persone con disabilità, servito da ascensore (cm 90 - 210 x 110), e rampa lunga cm 650 con pendenza del 12%. Porte di uscita/entrata larghe cm 120 + 120. Sul percorso di accesso al museo presenza di caditoie a conca. La porta automatica dell’ingresso è di tipo rotante. Percorso del Matroneo con gradoni regolari, larghi cm 217, alti cm 12,5. Sala conferenze con porta d’entrata larga cm 130, platea gradinata (13 gradini profondi cm 90, alti cm 15), con zona raggiungibile dalle persone con disabilità nella parte alta. Accesso al palco con 6 gradini alti cm 15. Accesso ai laboratori e alle Aule didattiche con ascensore (cm 90 - 140 x 150). Servizi igienici dedicati con porta larga cm 90 e apertura verso l’interno (155 x 260 cm). Aule con porte larghe cm 90. Caffè Ristorante con porta d’entrata larga cm 120 + 120 e servizi igienici dedicati (cm 90 - 190 x 260).