Ambrosiana

Mediateca

Mediateca

THE PALM OF FEDERICO BORROMEO
THE COPPER PALM TREE OF CARDINAL FEDERICO BORROMEO | LAST PART

THE COPPER PALM TREE OF CARDINAL FEDERICO BORROMEO | LAST PART

This particular and - I would say also precious - artifact remained confined in the crypt of San Sepolcro for decades and it was practically ignored.

THE PALM OF FEDERICO BORROMEO
THE SYMBOLISM OF THE COPPER PALM-TREE MANUFACTURED AT BEHEST OF FEDERICO BORROMEO

THE SYMBOLISM OF THE COPPER PALM-TREE MANUFACTURED AT BEHEST OF FEDERICO BORROMEO

What is the meaning that Cardinal Federico wanted to give to this copper palm tree, located in the heart of the Ambrosiana Library? The palm, by its nature, has a polymorphic, very varied, symbolism...

THE PALM OF FEDERICO BORROMEO
COPPER PALM TREE

COPPER PALM TREE

Msgr Navoni, deputy Prefect of the Ambrosiana, illustrates the copper palm tree created at the beginning of the 16th at the behest of Cardinal Borromeo.

WHAT’S ON

PINACOTECA: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Pinacoteca

PINACOTECA: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Opening hours, booking and access procedures

29/07/2021
NEWS
READING ROOM: SUMMER CLOSURE

Biblioteca

READING ROOM: SUMMER CLOSURE

From July 26 to August 31 the reading room is closed for the usual summer pause.

21/07/2021
NEWS
THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO OPENS AGAIN TO THE PUBLIC!

San Sepolcro

THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO OPENS AGAIN TO THE PUBLIC!

Every Sunday, from May 23, 2021

14/05/2021
NEWS
THE <em>DIVINE COMEDY</em> AT THE AMBROSIANA

Pinacoteca

THE DIVINE COMEDY AT THE AMBROSIANA

On the occasion of the celebrations for the seventh centenary of Dante Alighieri's death, the exhibition presents a precious selection of Divine Comedies from the Ambrosiana Library.

29/04/2021-12/09/2021
Exhibition