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LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura is a new cultural centre dedicated to the visual arts, music and the performing arts, one of Switzerland’s most important cultural institutions, with the aim of promoting a wide range of art and establishing Lugano as a...more
We visited the Swiss Art Exhibit in May 2019. This is a really nice spacious museum with carefully thought out exhibits on three floors. It is pricey to enter, at 20 sfr per person, if you have the Ticino Card, it is less expensive, so...More
The LAC museum is not a real museum, it's mainly an exposition gallery. Here's why. When I visited it had 2 temporary exhibitions, one with paintings from Swiss Surrealist painters and another one of a young artist, with some new age installations.
It has a...More
The LAC is not family-friendly although they intend too. The guards are absolutely a disgrace and very rude. I was yelled at because I entered an exhibition with a stroller, although there were neither prohibition signs nor staff at the entrance and nobody told me...More
A good location and interesting architecture make it a place to visit when in Lugano, depending on the exhibition. Unfortunately the organisation is not overly professional. The personnel doesn’t speak any German, French or English. Student discounts end at age 25. Guided tours are only...More
Travelling through Switzerland on the way to Turin, decided to have stop in Lugano. Here visited the LAC (Swiss-Italian contemporary art museum) were exhibition of surrealist René Magritte was. Nice overview with about 150 works.
Our visit at LAC was disappointing. The building is impressive, and it will become in time an important center of culture. However, the museum is yet in the making, and the permanent collection exhibition is not yet open. Nothing of the permanent collections of art...More
This really is the art center for the Ticino. It is located across the street from Lake Lugano and just up the street from a very old church with ancient frescoes. Located just a short walk from downtown Lugano. LAC offers music and dance programs...More
We actually went to see this spectacular building on the lake front! Inside is cool and cavernous, with an amazing 270 degree view of the lake from the first floor picture windows in the gallery. The museum has a modern art collection which isn't really...More