The theatre was built from 1757 to 1761 by Francesco Petrocchi, with the collaboration of Antonio Galli Bibiena for finishings and interior designs; the building, which was named after Gioacchino Rossini in 1859, has been restored in 1986 and it is considered to be the prototype of the traditional Italian theatre.
The tower that rises in the main square of Conselice called “the bell tower” is actually the municipal tower.
In April 2021 the historic walk "Nel Senio della memoria" could not be carried out, but two initiatives were organized: along the Senio river the street artist About Ponny created new murals and in the cities touched by the river works by the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
In the past, this XVII century mansion villa has dominated for a long time the sorrounding area, which used to be mainly marsh lowland. The house is decorated with frescos by Tommaso Bibiena; it is linked, through a small gallery, with the choir loft of the oratory, which was built in 1753 by Giovanni Barbucchielli from Ravenna.
The ancient wash house of Massa Lombarda is a large pool of water, covered by a canopy supported by sixteen pillars. Powered by the Canale dei Mulini, the artifact, a symbol of the hard work of the laundresses, bears witness to moments of social life of past generations.
Monument to the martyrs of the Resistance and the Volunteer Corps of Freedom: The monument testifies to the commitment of the population in the struggle for liberation. The work, by the sculptor and ceramist from Faenza Angelo Biancini (1911-1988), was created between 1970 and 1973.
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.