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Mar - Museo d'Arte della citta di Ravenna

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Some great art.

When we visited we were the only people visiting in the building. Some amazing modern mosaics with... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
Modern Mosaics in the city of old mosaics!

Don't be put off! There's some great work in here. Modern work, and work from throughout the 20th... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Built in the early 16th century, the cloister of the Abbey of Saint Maria in Porto gets its name from the Loggia del Giardino, better known as the Loggetta Lombardesca, from the Campionese and Lombard workers, operating there under the direction of...more
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Via di Roma 13, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

When we visited we were the only people visiting in the building. Some amazing modern mosaics with the paintboards inspiring them on the ground floor. Very helpful staff.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Don't be put off! There's some great work in here. Modern work, and work from throughout the 20th Century. Painters and Mosaicists working together, including Mark Chagall. Some great works, not just traditional work, either. There's a great piece using nozzles from spray cans. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

After a day looking at ancient mosaics, it was really interesting looking at the evolution in the modern art. I was fascinated by the use of new materials and the colours. It completes perfectly a visit of the mosaics in Ravenna.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Decided to spend the last 2 hours of our day trip to Ravenna here and so glad we did. The modern mosaic exhibition was fantastic. Large bright often humorous mosaic sculptures from the vast hay bales outside to the bright multicoloured statues and the jolly...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Every other year (in odd years) there is a spectacular exhibit of mosaics from artists all over the world. This is an absolute must see if you admire the imagination of contemporary mosaics.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

As part of the biennial exhibition of mosaics in Ravenna, this museum puts on a brilliant show of mosaics from all around the world, perfectly showcased and accompanied by their permanent exhibition of artworks and mosaics. Great venue, pleasant cafeteria and a well-stocked if rather...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

MAR, formerly a 1502 monastery, reeks history both inside and out. It's adjacent to a church on the historic Via Roma and has an expansive front lawn with modern sculpture pieces on it. Inside you'll find a good section on the history of mosaics into...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you are traveling to Ravenna to see the 5-6th century mosaics at the UNESCO sites, then you must go to the Mar di mosaici. There is quite a collection of contemporary mosaics, some 3-d and fabric mosaics. There are also paintings that have been...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank thepetalpusher
Reviewed 22 June 2016

great art and sculpture - well worth the time it took to go round - marvellous mosaics and the odd Picasso here and there!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Bradleys74
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Enough here to keep you occupied for half a day. The temporary exhibition was a bit hit and miss but the permanent artworks were interesting and the general atmosphere of the place was refreshing.

Date of experience: March 2016
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