• Stories of the sea and great sailing vessels

    Stories of the sea and great sailing vessels

    The sails unfurling in Piazza Guerrazzi, Cecina, announce a new opportunity offered by the Geiger Foundation to embark on a wonderful journey by visiting its exhibition. Sailing Ships. Great Stories of the Sea gathers the stories of twenty-six ships and their extraordinary adventures, all related in the description cards that accompany each model. The setting of the exhibition calls to mind the colours of the dark stormy sea, the parquet flooring the deck of a ship; the lighting warms the…

    13 Jul 2018

    Stories of the sea and great sailing vessels

    The sails unfurling in Piazza Guerrazzi, Cecina, announce a new opportunity offered by the Geiger Foundation to embark on a wonderful journey by visiting its exhibition. Sailing Ships. Great Stories of the Sea gathers the stories of twenty-six ships and their extraordinary adventures, all related in the description cards that accompany each model. The setting of the exhibition calls to mind the colours of the dark stormy sea, the parquet flooring the deck of a ship; the lighting warms the…

    13 Jul 2018

  • New sailing routes at the Geiger Foundation!

    New sailing routes at the Geiger Foundation!

    Our summer exhibition for 2018 is full of charm and adventure: Sailing Ships. Great Stories of the Sea will tell the story of the golden age of sailing through magnificent models and objects related to the world of seafaring from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Along the exhibition route you will see ships of heroic navigators and adventurous privateers, famous vessels whose explorations changed the geography of the known world and altered its balance in wars of supremacy, as…

    05 Jun 2018

    New sailing routes at the Geiger Foundation!

    Our summer exhibition for 2018 is full of charm and adventure: Sailing Ships. Great Stories of the Sea will tell the story of the golden age of sailing through magnificent models and objects related to the world of seafaring from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Along the exhibition route you will see ships of heroic navigators and adventurous privateers, famous vessels whose explorations changed the geography of the known world and altered its balance in wars of supremacy, as…

    05 Jun 2018

  • 31|03: Exhibition opening of «Fans. Artist’s Creations»

    31|03: Exhibition opening of «Fans. Artist’s Creations»

      On Saturday 31 March at 5 pm, the doors of the Geiger Foundation will once again open to the public. With a completely new layout, we present the exhibition Fans. Artist's Creations, which will run until Sunday 13 May, with opening hours from 4 pm to 8 pm. From Luisa Moradei’s collection, the 90 works on display interpret the symbolic, historical and artistic meanings of this elegant, ancient accessory: sculptures made with different materials, oil or acrylic paintings, fabrics,…

    29 Mar 2018

    31|03: Exhibition opening of «Fans. Artist’s Creations»

      On Saturday 31 March at 5 pm, the doors of the Geiger Foundation will once again open to the public. With a completely new layout, we present the exhibition Fans. Artist's Creations, which will run until Sunday 13 May, with opening hours from 4 pm to 8 pm. From Luisa Moradei’s collection, the 90 works on display interpret the symbolic, historical and artistic meanings of this elegant, ancient accessory: sculptures made with different materials, oil or acrylic paintings, fabrics,…

    29 Mar 2018

  • Winds of novelty

    Winds of novelty

    The focus of the spring exhibition organized by the Geiger Foundation will be a refined, elegant object, rich in practical connotations as well as in symbolic and artistic meanings: the fan. In a reinterpretation by 90 contemporary artists, the image of the fan is analysed in figurative and conceptual terms and transposed into works of art inspired by this fine ornament. The exhibition Fans. Artist’s Creations staged in the Geiger Foundation exhibition will open on Saturday 31 March at 5…

    01 Mar 2018

    Winds of novelty

    The focus of the spring exhibition organized by the Geiger Foundation will be a refined, elegant object, rich in practical connotations as well as in symbolic and artistic meanings: the fan. In a reinterpretation by 90 contemporary artists, the image of the fan is analysed in figurative and conceptual terms and transposed into works of art inspired by this fine ornament. The exhibition Fans. Artist’s Creations staged in the Geiger Foundation exhibition will open on Saturday 31 March at 5…

    01 Mar 2018

  • 11,500 thanks!

    11,500 thanks!

    A time for balance Sunday 18 February marked the end of the exhibition Pop-ups. The Magic of Books, which was inaugurated on 8 December 2017. The outcome was very positive indeed: about 11,500 admissions recorded in just over two months, and almost 30 guided tours organized for groups and schoolchildren. The exhibition involved visitors of all ages: from nursery school kids to hundred-year-old guests of retirement homes, the charm of the three-dimensional books from the Missiroli collection has left its…

    21 Feb 2018

    11,500 thanks!

    A time for balance Sunday 18 February marked the end of the exhibition Pop-ups. The Magic of Books, which was inaugurated on 8 December 2017. The outcome was very positive indeed: about 11,500 admissions recorded in just over two months, and almost 30 guided tours organized for groups and schoolchildren. The exhibition involved visitors of all ages: from nursery school kids to hundred-year-old guests of retirement homes, the charm of the three-dimensional books from the Missiroli collection has left its…

    21 Feb 2018

  • A focus on pop-ups: milestone works on show

    A focus on pop-ups: milestone works on show

    The exhibition Pop-ups. The Magic of Books tells us how the three-dimensional book has changed over almost one and a half centuries. Let’s go through some of the pieces on display to find out why they were chosen to represent the evolution of the pop-up. Small 19th-century wonders Internationaler Circus by Lothar Meggendorfer, published by J.F. Schreiber in 1887, is a surprisingly large scenic book: it represents the arena of a circus with acrobats, clowns and dancers, around which are…

    16 Jan 2018

    A focus on pop-ups: milestone works on show

    The exhibition Pop-ups. The Magic of Books tells us how the three-dimensional book has changed over almost one and a half centuries. Let’s go through some of the pieces on display to find out why they were chosen to represent the evolution of the pop-up. Small 19th-century wonders Internationaler Circus by Lothar Meggendorfer, published by J.F. Schreiber in 1887, is a surprisingly large scenic book: it represents the arena of a circus with acrobats, clowns and dancers, around which are…

    16 Jan 2018

  • A new website for the Geiger Foundation!

    A new website for the Geiger Foundation!

    Alongside the opening of the new exhibition, Pop-ups. The Magic of Books, the Geiger Foundation also launched its new website, with a host of additional functions available. Take a tour! A clear, eye-catching home page The home page includes a large slider image that highlights the event underway by means of large, impactful pictures: by clicking on it, you are redirected to the full article. Events & news – new section From now on, we shall publish short texts about…

    14 Dec 2017

    A new website for the Geiger Foundation!

    Alongside the opening of the new exhibition, Pop-ups. The Magic of Books, the Geiger Foundation also launched its new website, with a host of additional functions available. Take a tour! A clear, eye-catching home page The home page includes a large slider image that highlights the event underway by means of large, impactful pictures: by clicking on it, you are redirected to the full article. Events & news – new section From now on, we shall publish short texts about…

    14 Dec 2017

  • On July 15th opening of Kirchner exhibition

    On July 15th opening of Kirchner exhibition

    On Saturday 15 July the exhibition Ernst Ludwig Kirchner in Davos was opened in the presence of the curators, Annick Haldemann and Thorsten Sadowsky, Registrar and Director of the Kirchner Museum Davos, which lent most of the works on show. The opening was also attended by Wolfgang Henze and Ingeborg Henze-Ketterer, from the Archive of E. L. Kirchner’s entire oeuvre, Wichracht/Bern, who administer the estate of the artist: «We are glad that Italy is hosting a new solo exhibition of…

    21 Jul 2017

    On July 15th opening of Kirchner exhibition

    On Saturday 15 July the exhibition Ernst Ludwig Kirchner in Davos was opened in the presence of the curators, Annick Haldemann and Thorsten Sadowsky, Registrar and Director of the Kirchner Museum Davos, which lent most of the works on show. The opening was also attended by Wolfgang Henze and Ingeborg Henze-Ketterer, from the Archive of E. L. Kirchner’s entire oeuvre, Wichracht/Bern, who administer the estate of the artist: «We are glad that Italy is hosting a new solo exhibition of…

    21 Jul 2017

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