Ambrosiana

Space rental

The Biblioteca Ambrosiana offers private individuals, businesses and institutions the opportunity to use its wonderful premises as venues for hosting conferences, seminars, meetings and festive events.

The Ambrosiana enables you to use its spaces to hold:
• Events and meetings
• Conventions and presentations
• Guided tours with reserved access

Space rental

The Biblioteca Ambrosiana offers private individuals, businesses and institutions the opportunity to use its wonderful premises as venues for hosting conferences, seminars, meetings and festive events.

The Ambrosiana enables you to use its spaces to hold:
• Events and meetings
• Conventions and presentations
• Guided tours with reserved access

To make each single event unique and exceptional, you can combine it with an exclusive
visit to the Art Gallery, the Sala Federiciana, which displays the drawings from Leonardo da
Vinci’s Codex Atlanticus, and the Aula Leonardi, where Leonardo’s celebrated painting of the
Portrait of a Musician is displayed.

DISCOVERING AMBROSIANA

GUIDED TOURS WITH EXCLUSIVE ACCESS

Personalised tours:
• Great Masters tour
• Leonardo Tour (Aula Leonardi and Sala Federiciana with the Codex Atlanticus)
• Ala Galbiati
• Church of San Sepolcro
• Archaeological excavations of the Roman Forum

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VISITE GUIDATE CON ACCESSO RISERVATO
SALE PER EVENTI, CONVEGNI E PRESENTAZIONI

SPACES FOR EVENTS, CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS

The Biblioteca Ambrosiana offers private individuals, businesses and institutions the opportunity to use its wonderful premises as venues for hosting conferences, seminars, meetings and festive events.

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HIDDEN TREASURES

For conservation reasons, the oldest and most precious volumes in the Library and the most fragile works of art in the Gallery are kept and protected in specific areas and are therefore normally invisible to the public. On extremely exclusive occasions, it is possible to organize special and exclusive visits to the most hidden places and works that the Ambrosiana holds

• Manuscripts viewing
• Access to the vault, sala del tesoro

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TESORI NASCOSTI

WHAT’S ON

THE MIDDLE AGES IN MANUSCRIPT BOOKS

Pinacoteca

THE MIDDLE AGES IN MANUSCRIPT BOOKS

An itinerary through the treasures of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana curated by Federico Gallo and Stefano Martinelli Tempesta | Pinacoteca, rooms 2 and 3

25/04/2024-23/07/2024
Exhibition
MOLESKINE DETOUR

Pinacoteca

MOLESKINE DETOUR

From April 15, on the occasion of Design Week, the rooms of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will host 'Moleskine Detour', an international exhibition promoted by Moleskine and the Moleskine Foundation.

15/04/2024-14/05/2024
Exhibition
Restoration works for the recovery of the historic balconies of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Ambrosiana

Restoration works for the recovery of the historic balconies of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Recovery of the functionality of the balconies of the Sala Federiciana, Borromeo and della Rosa through the installation of lifelines

01/03/2024
NEWS
Notice for the users of the Reading Room

Biblioteca

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Ambrosiana

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Every Saturday at 15.30 a guided tour of the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca, together with professional guides of our official partner AdArtem

01/04/2023-30/06/2024

ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

Flowers and Roses, Gaetano Previati (1852-1920)
llias picta, NA
Crib, Federico Barocci o Baroccio detto il Fiori (1535-1612) (replica di)
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, Jacopo da Ponte detto il Bassano (1510-1592)
Christ Crowned with Thorns, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 145 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 845 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Male portrait, Hans Muelich (1516-1573)
The Dormition of the Virgin, Anonimo ferrarese (XV secolo)
Portrait of Emilia Morosini Zeltner, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome), NA
The Ambrosian Virgil of Francesco Petrarca, NA
Original Sin, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 139 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Vase of Flowers with Jewel, Coins and Shells, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Nautilus shell, Sconosciuto
Self Portrait, Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
Allegory of Fire, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Plato, Giovanni Antonio Piatti (1447-1480)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 307 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Flowers in a Vase, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
The Adoration with Saint Roch, Gian Pietro Rizzoli detto Giampietrino (1508-1549)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 72 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 104 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Mercury and Argus, Anonimo genovese (XVII secolo)
Mouse with Roses, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 33 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 5 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Christ Resurrected, Marco Basaiti (1470-1530)
Locked out of school, Emilio Longoni (1859-1932)
Portrait of Napoleon King of Italy, Andrea Appiani (1754-1817)
Laocoon (copy of the Vatican original), Leone Leoni
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 116 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, Ambito di Francesco Albani (1578-1660)
The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome, Cesare Magni (1511-1534)
Orrery, Sconosciuto
Noctes Atticae, Aulo Gellio
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 851 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Armillary sphere, NA
The infant Jesus with a Lamb, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Head of Christ the Redeemer, Gian Giacomo Caprotti detto Salai (1480-1524)
Maternity, Mosè Bianchi (1840-1904)
Portrait of Peter Leopold of Habsburg-Lorraine (later Leopold II), Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 858 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of Alessandro Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Portrait of Bernardino da Lesmo, Bartolomeo Veneto (1502-1530)
Portrait of a Musician, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 12 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Burse, Artista dell’Italia centrale
Figured casket, Scultore lombardo
Portrait of a Lady, Giovanni Ambrogio De Predis (1455-1508)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1058 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Pietà (copy from Michelangelo), Leone Leoni
Octagonal casket, Bottega degli Embriachi (XIV-XV secolo)
View of the Interior of the Duomo, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Portrait of Giovanni Battista Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
The Virgin of the Rocks, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Portrait of Manfredo Settala, Daniele Crespi (1600-1630) attribuito a
The Madonna Enthroned with Saint Ambrose and Saint Michael, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
Jael and Sisera, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
Winter Landscape with Skaters, Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634)
Sacra Conversazione, Ambrogio da Fossano detto il Bergognone (1453-1523)
The Madonna of the Pavilion, Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi detto) (1444 o 1445-1510)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1006 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Madonna Nursing the Child by the Fountain, Bernaert van Orley (1488-1541)
The Madonna and Child with a Worshipper, Bernardino Betti detto il Pinturicchio (1454-1513)
Lesenes and trophies, Agostino Busti detto il Bambaia (1483-1548)
Daggers with sheath (eared sfondagiaco dagger), Milanese Gunsmiths
Still Life with Musical Instruments, Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)
Dantesque window, Giuseppe Bertini (1825-1898)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 873 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of Paolo Morigia, Fede Galizia (1578-1630)
Libro d’Ore Borromeo, Cristoforo de Predis (1440-1486)
The Blessed Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 29 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of Saint Charles Borromeo, Giovanni Ambrogio Figino (1548-1608)
Allegory of Water, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 199 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 812 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Holy Family with Sain John, Tobias and the Archangel Raphael, Bonifacio Veronese (1487-1553)
Saint John the Baptist, Gian Giacomo Caprotti
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
The Holy Family, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1609-1661)
The Magdalen and the Angel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
Self Portrait, Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844)
Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove, Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)
Diana the Huntress, Joachim Friess (XVI-XVII secolo)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist, Ubertini Francesco detto Bachiacca (1494-1557)
Napoleon Bonaparte’s gloves, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 844 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Triumph of David, Lucas Hugenszoon detto Luca di Leida (1494-1533)
Landscape with Saint John the Baptist, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
Portrait of Giuseppina Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
De divina proportione, Luca Pacioli (1445 circa – 1517)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 71 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 663 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Clock with astrolabe, Sconosciuto
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 4 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
A Soul in Purgatory, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Mary Magdalene Penitent, Guido Reni (1575-1642)
Judith and Holofernes, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
Adoration of the Magi, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 710 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Martyrdom of Saint Peter of Verona, Alessandro Bonvicino detto Moretto (1490-1554)
Seascape, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Evangelist and Saint John the Baptist, Marco d’Oggiono (1470-1525)
Saint Michael the Archangel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)
Man in Armour, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
The Arco della Pace in Milan, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Portrait of a Gentleman (Michel de l’Hospital), Giovan Battista Moroni (1520-1578)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 455 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Assumption of the Virgin, Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)
Allegorical Female Figure, Giovanni Serodine (1600-1631)
Portico in Ruins, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 117 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Naturalis Historia, Plinio il Vecchio (23-79 dC)
Washerwomen at the Canal, Emilio Gola (1851-1923)
Ceremonial saddle and stirrups. Detail of the wooden horse of Troy, Arte armaiola milanese
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 860 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Apse of San Satiro and View of the Duomo, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Portrait of a Pilgrim, Monogrammista HL (XVI secolo)
Portrait of a Young Man, Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco copia da) (1478 circa-1510)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 149 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Last Supper, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
The Kiss, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Kids and Lambs, Francesco Londonio (1723-1783)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 909 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Christ on the Way to Calvary, Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)
The Adoration, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 3 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1069 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 719 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Annunciation, Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
Cup with Turbo marmoratus shell, Christoph Lencker (1556 circa-1613)
Portrait of a Young Man, Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Antonio Badile (1518-1560)
The Adoration of the Magi, Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli also known as Morazzone (1571-1626)
Basket of fruit, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610)
Display case with the hair of Lucrezia Borgia, Alfredo Ravasco
The School of Athens, Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520)
The Placing of Christ in the Sepulchre, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 21 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Adoration of the Magi, Maestro del Santo Sangue (XVI secolo)
The Adoration of the Magi, Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 49 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Mary Magdalene, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Latin astrolabe, Anonymous
Moses and the Brazen Serpent, Cesare Ligari (1716-1770)
Susanna at her Bath, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1609-1661)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 272 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 26 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Damned Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)