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Mario Botta: Architecture and Memory   
General Event Information
Event Category:
Art & Museum Exhibits
$4-$8 * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information  
Dates and Times:
January 31 - September 1 on
Monday 10:00AM-5:00PM
Wednesday 10:00AM-5:00PM
Thursday 10:00AM-5:00PM
Friday 10:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM

The exhibition presents a selection of the most significant public projects designed by the architect Mario Botta. Spanning more than 50 years, his strong and successful professional career has dealt with the core cultural places of our time: libraries, theaters, museums and religious buildings, in far-ranging countries from Europe to Asia to America.

The exhibition includes 30 projects documented with sketches, original models and photographs. The story of Botta’s career runs through five main sections: 1) Encounters, which presents works in different fields from plastic arts to painting that have influenced the development of the man and the architect; 2) Libraries; 3) Museums; 4)Theaters; 5) Religious Spaces.

Mario Botta’s experience has its roots in the great tradition of modernism, born in the second half of the 20th century and now represents, at the beginning of a new millennium, a critical point of view regarding the fragility of models and styles of architecture offered by globalization.

The Museum is closed on Tuesdays.
Venue Information
420 S Tryon St  
Zip Code:
United States 
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Presenting Organization