La Madonna Sistina rivive a Piacenza

History of the masterpiece and of the monastery

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  • Place
    San Sisto, 9 - Piacenza
  • Events
    Trade shows
  • Interests
    Art & Culture

From the 29th May until the 31st of October 2021, Raphael's Madonna Sistina comes virtually back to its original site: the monastery of San Sisto in Piacenza.

The masterpiece was commissioned by Pope Julius II in 1512; the monks sold it in 1754 to August III of Saxony. From that moment on the art work has been preserved in Dresden, where it is still on display.

The exhibition will lead visitors through rooms, which were never opened before. It will be possible to discover some details of the masterpiece and some areas of the monastery through videos and virtual reconstructions.


  • San Sisto, 9 - Piacenza
29 May - 31 October 2021
every friday and saturday and sunday
Friday 3.00 pm -8.00 pm, Saturday 10.00 am -8.00 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 8 pm From Monday to Tuesday, upon request for groups of 10 people at least. The ticket office closes 30 minutes before.
Full ticket
10,00 Euros
Reduced ticket
8,00 Euros
telephone:+ 39 349 8078276
telephone:+ 39 349 5169093

Information offices

Tourist Information Office Piacenza
Piazza Cavalli 7 Piacenza (PC)
telephone:+ 39 0523 492001
Last update 16/05/2021

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