Masaccio was born on June 21st 1401 on his simple house at the 83 number of Corso Italia.
Casa Masaccio is the birthplace of the artist, used as expositive venue of modern and contemporary art exhibitions since the first years of the 80s of the last century. Casa Masaccio center for contemporary art supports the artistic research and experimentation of new languages. During the years it progressively transformed its identity from municipal gallery to contemporary art center, acquiring the recognition of important regional museum thanks to his work of promotion, the diffusion and promotion of the knowledge linked to contemporary arts. Inside the great house of the artist, you can critically explore the emergencies of contemporary arts, investigating the most original routes and researches through a very careful planning of expositive activities, conferences, workshops, film festivals and concerts.
During the years the development of multiple partnerships have allowed to host in Casa Masaccio important works and artists and to build synergies and relationships both on the territory and with realities that occupy and produce contemporary culture in a national and international level. Casa Masaccio center for contemporary art looks like a space in continuous transformation, characteristic that has made more and more necessary to put new places of the city beside the museum in support of activities, one of which is Palazzo Salviati, where the Casa Masaccio project is realized in residence, a platform of residences for the mobility of national and international artists and curators and Casa Giovanni Mannozzi where the permanent collection and the educational section of the museum find their stable dwelling.
Web site: www.casamasaccio.it