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Printed works, archival collections, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, postcards... here you will find the Library’s collections.
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The palace
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The Archiginnasio Palace is open from 9 am to 7 pm from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday, closed on Sunday. The Anatomical Theater can be visited from 10 am to 6 pm with an entrance ticket of 3 euros. The ticket allows access to the Stabat Mater Room when not occupied by Library activities. On June 17 the Stabat Mater Hall will not be open for maintenance work The part dedicated to the Library is not accessible for tourist visits.
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The anatomical theatre
The hall, called “theatre” because of its amphitheatre-like shape, was designed in 1637 for the anatomical lessons and it was built by the Bolognese architect Antonio Paolucci, called “il Levanti", a pupil of the Carracci.
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The coats of arms
The rich decoration of the Archiginnasio constitutes the largest existing heraldic wall complex and it has excited the admiration of visitors and scholars of all times. The coats of arms had to strengthen the idea of authority and power of the institution.
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The digitised heritage of the Archiginnasio Library.
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Virtual exhibitions
The library’s digital exhibitions.
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Francesco Arcangeli: le province dell'arte
La mostra on line testimonia l’ampiezza degli interessi di Arcangeli in ambito storico-artistico e letterario, sottolineando il suo rapporto con la “provincia”, in particolare l’Emilia. 
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Disegni
Raccolte di disegni dal XVI al XXI secolo.
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from 4 Apr to 6 Jul 2024
L’avventura disegnata. Viaggi, peripezie e racconti sensazionali nelle illustrazioni dei libri per l’infanzia: 1900-1950 | mostra
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June 18, 2024, 9:00 PM
Thomas Enhco | Vassilena Serafimova
@ Cortile Archiginnasio
Pianofortissimo&Talenti
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June 20, 2024, 9:00 PM
Jean-Marc Luisada
@ Cortile Archiginnasio
Pianofortissimo&Talenti
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June 24, 2024, 9:00 PM
Il Pianista Invisibile
@ Cortile Archiginnasio
Pianofortissimo&Talenti
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