Picture Gallery

The Civic Picture Gallery was officially inaugurated on August, 4th, 1861, the day preceding the festivities of Ascoli Piceno’s patron Saint Emidio

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Forte Malatesta

The Malatesta Fortress is one of the most important and spectacular examples of fortified architecture from the Renaissance in Italy and one of the most fascinating sites in Ascoli Piceno

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Contemporary Art Gallery “O. Licini”

Despite a vivid cultural period at the beginning of the 60s, Ascoli did not have a public institution that presented the 20th century artistic movements. It was the painter Ernesto Ercolani who filled this gap

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The Museum of Ceramics

The Museum of Ceramics was opened next to the Romanesque Church of Saint Thomas. The municipal collection as well as the artifacts granted by others are housed in a building with a magnificent cloister

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Papal Paper Mill Museum

The Papal Paper Mill encloses elements in itself that characterizes the local territory: built with travertine ashlars, the Papal Paper Mill overworked the Castellano stream race for the milling activities, paper production and tannery clothes

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