DART is the new cultural space of of Conselice, built inside Villa Verlicchi in Lavezzola: a place entirely dedicated to art and culture, with a particular attention to contemporary art, capable of hosting events, exhibitions and initiatives 360-degree cultural events, from facilitating the encounter between artists and citizens, to the development of new design ideas.
Mansion house of the XVIII century, built by Rondinelli family from Ferrara, Villa Bellaria has suggestive interiors. Rooms’ ceilings are richly decorated with frescoes. In the park, there is a little oratory. It has seven congress halls on the first floor and is available for banquets, cerimonies and meetings.
“Dal museo al paesaggio” (from museum to landscape) is a project that since 2018 has been drawing the map of a route made of painted walls starting from Museo civico Luigi Varoli in Cotignola historical centre and then branching out and joining, not only ideally, with the landscape and the countryside, the parks and the naturalistic areas. It ends up in a place where, during the month of July, in one of Senio river floodplains, the “Arena delle balle di paglia” (arena of haystacks) takes place. Starting from the second half of May 2018, the work-in-progress constellation of painted walls grows and expands thanks to a sequence of new artworks made by street artists. In line with the characteristics and the mission of this “extended museum and geography”, this series of images are inspired and intertwined with stories, memories, identities, ghosts and suggestions which are typical of the territory.
The ‘Palazzo dei Contadini’ (farmers’ palace) was restored in 1998 and is now a multipurpose cultural centre, popularly know as “Ca di cuntaden”, in the local dialect.
The buildings of ‘Tarabina’ were originally rice warehouses and tobacco factories with dry houses. The first building dates back to the second half of the XIX century, when the rice production started.
The Castello del Ducato di Fabriago is a site immersed in the calm of the Romagna plain, offering maximum exclusivity and the capacity necessary to also accommodate large events. The castle is available and equipped for hosting meetings, company dinners and ceremonies of all kinds: baptisms, communions, confirmations and anniversaries. For weddings, the bride and groom have the option of arriving at the castle in a carriage drawn by white horses.
Bagnara defensive system, planned by Barnabò Visconti in the XIV century, consisted in a moat surrounding the boundary wall of the the fortress. It is the only still complete example of medieval "castrum" in Emilia Romagna.
Oval square built in the XVIII century as a market for butchers, fishmongers and oil vendors.
“E munumént dla pègna” is known by the eldest local people as “e funtanòn”: from the mouth of its three mysterious masks, fresh water used to run from a water-bearing layer which, 30 years after its inauguration in 1874, dried up.