13 July 2021
Long opening every day until 22, last visit at 21:30. Enjoy the sunset view. BUY YOUR TICKET ONLINE the best way to book.
The Opera della Primaziale Pisana organises conferences aimed at promoting the knowledge of history and art, in all its forms and cultural manifestation, which has reference to the monuments and other assets of its relevance.
The large restoration site is ready. We are restoring the vaults over the Matroneum and the plasters of the dome of the Baptistery, which over time have exhibited defects including detachments and crumbling and other phenomena due to a loss of consistency of the binders. The visitors can continue to admire the technical perfection achieved […]
Given the success of the initiative, the Opera della Primaziale Pisana proposes another long opening day. On Saturday 24 October the Opera del Duomo Museum will be open until 21:00. The cafeteria, that overlooks the cloister and offers an enchanting point of view of the square, will also be open. Guided tour of the 26 […]
It was closed from 13 January for extraordinary maintenance. The museum houses the sinopias, that is to say the preparatory drawings for the vast frescoes that adorned the walls of the Camposanto. Here you can admire and compare the most extensive cycle of fourteenth-fifteenth-century graphics known to us. In addition to the sinopias, the museum […]
In 1979 the Sisters Cappuccine, owners of an ancient building in the Piazza del Duomo in Pisa, decided to abandon their convent to retreat to a more suitable location. The Board of the Opera della Primaziale Pisana saw then the opportunity to fill that lack of space that the development of the Fabbriceria had long […]
From 17 June to 31 August special opening by night up to 22.00. Furthermore If you buy the ticket for visiting the Tower from 19.30 you get a free pass to visit the Camposanto. It is a unique opportunity for the visitor, who can admire the Piazza del Duomo and its wonderful monuments in a […]
The Madonna in adoration of the Child The Opera della Primaziale Pisana in collaboration with the National Gallery of Umbria and the Libera Accademia di Studi Caravaggeschi, has organised the exhibition dedicated to the Maestro Orazio Lomi Gentileschi, Pisa. The exhibition was curated by Prof. Pierluigi Carofano with a scientific committee composed of Prof. Raymond […]
From June 25 to July 5 2018 the 13th edition of Musica sotto la Torre which is a festival organized by the Opera della Primaziale Pisana will be held in the Camposanto of Pisa. There are four concerts in the program designed around the theme of travel. The life and works of the composers are, […]
The dedication to God of a new church has always had a great impact on the spirituality of the Christian people. On the occasion of the ninth centenary of this decisive event, celebrated by Pope Gelasius II, on September 26, 1118, the Archdiocese and Opera della Primaziale Pisana set up a sacred representation, which will […]
The restoration of the decorative metal supporting panel framing the painted wooden panel was completed in 2018. The foundation of the altar of the Madonna di Sotto gli Organi dates back to 1225, when the painting made its entrance from the Lombrici Castle (Camaiore). In 1887 the Primaziale Chapter had the frame created with the […]
In 2018 the restoration of the stained glass windows of the Baptistery of Pisa was completed. The intervention was carried out by the Centro di Conservazione e Restauro La Venaria Reale of Turin, under the operative direction of the Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione e il Restauro of Rome. Four original stained glass windows were […]
On June 6, special opening by night of the Camposanto and free entry from 19:00 to 22:00. The Opera della Primaziale Pisana presents to the visitors and the city of Pisa the fresco The Triumph of Death, relocated to its original position after a long history of restoration
After three years of research and experimentation, the results of the Nano-Cathedral project challenge the market The closing event of Nano-Cathedral, the research project dedicated to the conservation of cultural heritage started in mid-2015 and financed by the European Commission with almost 7 millions of euros, will be held in the former Sala Affreschi […]
With the scene of the Triumph of Death the ambitious project of restoration of the pictorial cycle that decorated the walls of the Camposanto ends. The restoration works of the scene of the Triumph of Death by Buonamico Buffalmacco is going to be completed and the ambitious restoration project of the great pictorial cycle that […]
Orazio Riminaldi, detail of the Assunzione della Vergine One year after the fire of 1595, which devastated the Cathedral of Pisa and its sumptuous furnishing, Monisgnor Totti sent to the Opera del Duomo di Pisa a letter of presentation of the painter Michelangelo Cinganelli “per dare una vista per la pittura della cupola et per […]
Invalid Displayed Gallery The winner of the competition Design of the sketch for the realisation of a commemorative medal for the 900th anniversary of the dedication of the Cathedral of Pisa was announced. Among the 18 participants, the commission considered winning the artist Silvia Bargagna. Born in Pisa on February 9th 1965, Silvia graduated with […]
It is hereby announced that the Board of Examiners, after having scrutinized the applications received and, in particular, taken note of the curricula and the works performed by the artists and workshops proponents, identified in complete agreement the artists, connected to their respective laboratories, chosen to participate in the second phase of the competition. The […]
The world of culture in recent years seems to have made a covenant with new technologies for the revival of Italian artistic heritage. A proprietary app, mobile devices, 3D printing, augmented reality can lend a hand in this crucial area; having the protagonists “talk” directly: the monuments. Analysts’ projections tell us that, thanks to digital […]
The Opera della Primaziale Pisana hereby proclaims a public competition among artists for the design and execution of four stained glass windows to replace four 19th century examples now beyond repair, inserted in the first story of Pisa Cathedral Baptistery, in the Cathedral Place, Pisa.
With the meeting of June 3 this year the Nano Cathedral project kicked off, supported by the European Union within the nanotechnology field applied to Horizon 2020 cultural heritage with a fund of about 6.5 million euro. A total of six monumental buildings will be for three years under the eyes and hands of petrographers, […]