PALAZZO / HISTORY

Gregorio XIII

In the historic center, a few hundred meters from Piazza Maggiore and the Due Torri, there is a noble palace that was built in the mid-16th Century to house a Pope.
Palazzo Boncompagni (now Benelli) is located in Via del Monte 8 and is one of the finest examples from the Bolognese Renaissance.

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Mimmo Paladino

CURRENT EXHIBITION

LAST DAYS!
February 1-June 9, 2024

Mimmo Paladino

in the Palace of the Pope

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Arte Fiera Mimmo Paladino, internationally renowned artist, returns after many years to exhibit in Bologna with large paintings and sculptures in a venue that enhances and celebrates his creative poetics.
Curated by Silvia Evangelisti

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GREGORIUS
Ugo Boncompagni, a great Bolognese Pope
May 1572 – May 2022

The life

The life

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The art

The art

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The Gregorian Calendar

The Gregorian Calendar

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THE PALAZZO

ART AND ARCHITECTURE

Helical staircase

Helical staircase

Fresco in the Pope’s Hall

Fresco in the Pope’s Hall

Open Gallery

Open Gallery

The anointing of the young shepard

The anointing of the young shepard

Hall of papal audiences

Hall of papal audiences

Room of the ‘700

Room of the ‘700