La Colombaia Museum

Forio d'Ischia
La Colombaia Museum
Forio d'Ischia - 80075
Via Francesco Calise, 73
- +39 348 5127762

La Colombaia - Museo Luchino Visconti
It is being designed the museum dedicated to the Master Visconti in his Ischian home. With this structure the island wins a new center of cultural interest in becoming an undeniable relevance of the most important international reference points around a character who has written the history of world cinema and theater.
The museum wing of the villa La Colombaia - as well as preserving evidence of life, the works of Count di Modrone and its relationship with the island - will bring back the magic and charm of the house at the time of Visconti, with a consistent and evocative reconstruction.
The costumes used on stage and on the set by the director, the furnishings, including sketches, photos and scripts: a mosaic complex and unique to bring the soul into the dwelling and the communicative power of Visconti.
December 4, 2006: then-President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano has placed the Foundation La Colombaia by Luchino Visconti under its permanent patronage. The Head of State has sought to grant recognition as "the Foundation, with its promotion of the arts and entertainment, is a center of excellence for film and offers, with its International School of Film and Theatre, didactic recognized at the highest institutional levels, oriented to the creation of a permanent bridge between the highly specialized, university education and the world of work ". La Colombaia by Visconti, unique cultural institution dedicated to the great director this year celebrating the centenary of his birth, is among the first foundation of the participation of Southern Italy, and includes among its members the Campania Region, the Province of Naples, the Municipality of Forio and the University of Parma


"La Colombaia" is temporarily closed because of technical difficulties.

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  • Lat.: 40° 44',82 N
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