Metropolitan Art Gallery of Bari

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Pinacoteca metropolitana di Bari

Metropolitan Art Gallery of Bari

The museum homes numerous collections, which encompass a selection of valuable paintings from the Venetian college of the fifteenth and 16th centuries. Founded on July 12, 1928, located inside the Palace of government however In 1936, it moved to the Palace of Province, along the seaside avenue in Bari, wherein it now stands. The Pinacoteca was named in honour of the painter Corrado Giaquinto.

The gallery, which stages transient exhibitions along with its everlasting collections, gives a completely unique assessment of art in Puglia from the 11th to the 19th centuries.

This sits along with the Gallery’s extensive sculpture exhibition. Works through the Neapolitan college are displayed collectively with the Banco di Napoli and Grieco collections, the Watercolor and Drawing Fund, and a fixed dedicated to the accomplished arts.

The gallery is positioned at the top floor of Bari’s Palazzo della Provincia. It enjoys excellent sea views and an enviable strategic position at the Nazario Sauro seafront, absolutely ten mins’ stroll from the train station and 5 mins’ from the Murat district.

Contact Information

Telephone: +39 080 541 2420
Official website:


  • A medieval section
  • Venetian paintings of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries donated by numerous Apulia Churches
  • Apulian paintings from late medieval and Neapolitan school from beginning medieval centuries
  • A section of Corrado Giaquinto’s paintings
  • A nineteenth-century Neapolitan and Southern Italy paintings important collection
  • Paintings by the 19th-century Tuscan school of the “Macchiaioli”
  • Apulian Medieval Majolica ceramics
  • An antique Neapolitan nativity Presepe
  • Antique apparel
  • Nineteenth and twentieth-century important paintings, together with important contemporary paintings and artistic works

Opening Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9:00 am–7:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am–7:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am–7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am–7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am–7:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am–7:00 pm

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Lungomare Nazario Sauro 17, 70121, Bari, Italy