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MILAN in 100º – The 10 Top Contemporary Art Galleries

After PARIS in 100º, welcome to this exclusive journey. One Hundred Edition invites you to discover Milan in 100ºMilan is an electrifying center and a privileged city to observe the inspiring and moving scene of Design, Fashion, and contemporary art. Having been recognized as one of the world’s best cities for fashion, opera, and art, Milan provides touristic attractions and has so much to offer when we talk about museums, contemporary art galleries, and design showrooms.

Milan Design Week 2019 and Salone del Mobile are just around the corner and if you are attending the most supreme and impressive Italian design week and also wondering about what to see in Milan, we suggest to you the most extraordinary and marvelous contemporary art galleries that are an essential stop spots when you are visiting this iconic and stunning city full of art exhibitions and creative works by emerging artists. Ready for the first stop on this trip? So, discover 10 modern art galleries in Milan and get impressed by each one of them.


Fondazione Prada

Located in a former gin distillery dating from 1910 in the Largo Isarco industrial complex on the southern edge of Milan, the new home of Fondazione Prada is a great place to visit in case you’re searching for art exhibitions from contemporary artists.

Largo Isarco, 2, 20139 Milano


Cardi Gallery

Specializing in Post-War and Contemporary Art, Cardi Black Box is an independent contemporary and modern art gallery dedicated to encouraging new and emerging artistic talents.

Corso di Porta Nuova, 38, 20121 Milano



Galleria Luisa Delle Piane

This Italian Gallery is another example of a Gallery that makes lots of furniture pieces with inspiration from the 20th and 21st centuries since 1994. This organization has seen many exhibitions and events on topics among them art, design, and jewelry.

Via Giusti, 24, 20154 Milano


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PAC Milan

The PAC is a place open to everyone where to live and share contemporary culture through art masterpieces. Reading one’s own time is a challenge.

Via Palestro, 14, 20121 Milano


Galleria Rossana Orlandi


Galleria Rossana Orlandi has been forecasting along the years new and upcoming designers and establishing the premise as one of the most revered platforms for avant-garde Design and Lifestyle. This space is articulated in a not traditional way mixing together, showroom, a retail store, offices and a courtyard for events and meeting with no boundaries between the different activities. Galleria Rossana Orlandi has also revolutionized the way to present design art pieces, showing them always in real ambiances, displayed together with different kinds of products to recreate real house situations.

Via Matteo Bandello 14/16, 20123 Milano


Galleria Carla Sozzani

One of the classiest contemporary art places and one of the most visited Milan attractions, Galleria Carla Sozzani is dedicated to art, design, architecture and is also one of the most important fine art photography in Italy. A must visit place when in search of the best contemporary art galleries.

Corso Como, 10, 20154 Milano


Triennale di Milano

Dedicated to Italian Design, the Triennale Design Museum is an important space for contemporary design, urban planning, architecture, music media arts. Actually, it is recognized as having the best of the best Italian artists.

Viale Emilio Alemagna, 6, 20121 Milano


Marsèlleria Permanent Exhibition

This avant-garde gallery features artists who have unique and “radically authentic” perspectives and allows them to explore their creative boundaries through videos, performances, installations, and photography. This art gallery is one of the most versatile contemporary art galleries in Milan.

Via Paullo, 12/A, 20135 Milano


Pirelli HangarBicocca

As its name suggests, the Pirelli HangarBicocca was once a former factory. Today, the warehouse, which covers almost 11,000 square meters, is one of Milan’s largest design exhibition spaces. It also caters to large-scale works and immersive art.

Via Chiese, 2, 20126 Milano


Kaufmann Repetto

In the heart of Milan’s fashionable Brera design district, and just across the park from the Triennale di Milano and the Castello Sforzesco lies Kaufmann Repetto. The gallery has remained committed to its interest in publicizing the creative works of young and emerging artists in particular.

Via di Porta Tenaglia, 7, 20121 Milano


Nilufar Gallery


Starting from the end of the Nineties, the Nilufar Gallery knew how to cut out its own space and become the reference point to lovers of historical design as well as to people following the evolution of contemporary design, above all within that more learned, poetic and visionary area shifting between production and contemporary art.

Via della Spiga, 32, 20121 Milano


If you will be in the city during Milan Design Week, try to find these art galleries with both classic products with unique design and contemporary culture exhibitions with recent productions by Italian artists.

True fact: Milan is the perfect place for design and art-lovers!


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