Azzoguidi meeting room This room is of strong atmosphere, located in the oldest part of the building (which is dating back to the Fourteenth Century), thanks to its extraordinary panelled ceiling, antique furniture and precious old paintings
Asinelli meeting room Comfortably seated up to 80 participants. This room also has an independent access
Full of natural light, thanks to its wide and bright windows, browning out if there is the need
This room can be splitted into:
* Garisenda meeting room For 40 people in theatre style
* Coronata meeting room For 15 people in theatre style
S. Alò meeting room Situated in front of Asinelli meeting room, presents wide and bright windows
Meeting rooms are supplied with following technical equipments:
Wireless connection free of charge everywhere
Sound system (Standard and wireless microphones, earphones)
Paper & pens
Further technical equipments upon request
Heart of Genus Bononiae, Palazzo Pepoli-Museo della Storia di Bologna represents a museum tour dedicated to Bologna’s history, culture and transformations throughout the centuries, from the Etruscan Felsina to nowadays. The sequence of events of the local community is here innovatively explained and narrated, with stage-like interactive exhibits, in more than one way unprecedented in our country.
Majestic and original, the Court situated on the ground floor is covered by a steel and glass umbrella-tower that recovers and reinvents spaces, illuminating them from above with a bright natural light that, while it descends, dematerializes into pure transparency. With its 600 square meters, it’s the ideal location to host events: gala dinners for 160 people or buffet dinners for 200-250 guests.
On the first floor, the Sala della Cultura is the ancient ballroom of the Pepoli family. In this evocative and elegant hall, the busts of the “Twelve women” have been displayed in glass and crystal cases; these women were important personalities in Bologna’s cultural and artistic scene, and lived between the 13th and the 17th century. Equipped with a screen and a video projector, it can be used to host meetings and can hold up to 100 guests after being set up with elegant transparent chairs.
The Sala della Cultura is equipped with the following items:
Free WI-Fi connection – Screen and projector – PC – PA system – Registration Service
Decorated with frescos painted by Annibale, Agostino and Ludovico Carracci in the first years of their careers, in its piano nobile, Palazzo Fava was described by Roberto Longhi as a “Historical novel, based on the previous grand art”. Measuring more than 2600 square meters, the palace is regularly used for exhibits. Its rooms and halls regularly hold most expositions of artworks belonging to Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna and other important private and public collections.
In the Piano Nobile’s hall, visitors can admire the Representation of Jason and Medea, Which is the first and most important series of frescos performed by the Carraccis: 18 scenes inspired by Jason’s ventures follow each other throughout the four walls, narrating the hero’s adventures. Particularly impressive is the scene entitled “Medea’s enchantments”, where the sourceress purifies herself on the shore of a stream under the moonlight, considered by Andrea Emiliani “The first modern nude in the history of art”. In this wonderful palace, it is possible to organize gala events for 100 guests or informal ones for approximately 200 people.
This monumental complex, with a dome designed by the Bibiena, is the most relevant example of bolognaise baroque. It comprehends the sanctuary, which hosts the most important sculpture group of the Italian Renaissance: Il Compianto sul Cristo Morto, by Niccolò dell’Arca. L’oratorio dei Battuti and Il museo della Santità, situated in the ancient hospital of Santa Maria della Vita.
The Oratorio, ancient seat of the Confraternita dei Battuti, on the first floor, preserves intact all of its baroque magnificence. Here the visitors can see “Transito della Vergine” from Alfonso Lombardi, completed in 1522. A group of sculptures formed by fifteen regular size clay statues, which represents a scene inspired by the apocrypha. The Oratorio can host small meetings for a maximum of 40 guests and it is equipped with all the necessary instruments: screen, projectors and PA system.
The Oratorio has the following equipment:
Screen and projector – PA system
The Biblioteca d’Arte e di Storia di San Giorgio in Poggiale, which was set up by architect Michele De Lucchi, hosts the huge artistic books asset of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna. In the Sala di Lettura, you can find artworks by Carlo Reggiani, “Campo dei Fiori” and the last monumental Delocazione, other than the series Cattedrale by Piero Pizzi Cannella.
This library hosts modern and ancient art books, history of art books, local history books, manuscripts, incunabulum, cinquecentine, edicts and announcements, a collection of ancient books, an important hemeroteca which conserves newspapers dated from the end of the 18th century to nowadays and a rich photographic archive, testimony of the urban lifestyle from the eighteen hundreds on.
The Sala di Lettura can host meetings for 80 guests or gala dinners and events for 25-30 people.
The Sala di Lettura is equipped with the following gear:
Free wifi connection – Screen and projector – PC – PA system – Registration service