THE PALAZZO

ART AND ARCHITECTURE

Palazzo Boncompagni has numerous frescoed rooms that hide stories and secrets, from Bologna and beyond. While the studies of the noble floor proceed, we have revealed here some of the main works that the Palazzo holds. To see all of the works and frescoes in person, we invite you to visit us. Book your guided tour HERE.

Architecture
Helical staircase

Helical staircase

Architecture
Open Gallery

Open Gallery

Art
The anointing of the young shepard

The anointing of the young shepard

Architecture
Room of the ‘700

Room of the ‘700

EVENTS

May 2022

450 years
of Pope Gregory XIII

1572-2022

On May 25th, 450 years ago, Ugo Boncompagni was crowned Pope and given the name “Gregory XIII”, after a very short conclave held on May 13th 1572.
On the occasion of this symbolic anniversary, the Palazzo Boncompagni Foundation is organizing a rich program of activities.