MUSEO CIVICO SAN ROCCO
This permanent collection of devotional images has been made possible thanks to the kind donation of Mr Sergio Baroni, has a rich and wide documentation able to reconstruct the history of religious folk devotion through images and ceramic crafts.
The collection is made of more than 200 pieces coming from Emilia-Romagna region, from the main central-Italy towns of ceramic workshops, but also from other Italian regions, while two pieces are foreign, one is French and the other Spanish.
The pieces date back in time from the XVI to the XX century and show several ichonographic styles regarding Mary and other Saints which used to protect houses or used to be placed at crossroads in the past. Most of the pieces exhibited here carry the date and other clear informations regarding the geographical area from which they come from.
Since 2002 the collection has been enriched with new pieces, which are also a gift from Mr Sergio Baroni. Some come from Naples and date back between the XVIII and XIX century, they are quite big painted majolica pieces depicting "Madonna del Carmine", "Deposizione" (the deposition from the cross) and "Trinità" (the trinity) and they've been placed in the southern Italy section of the museum which, in the intention of its donor, is intended to start a unique display, in its kind and style, in Italy.
Museo Civico San Rocco
Address: Via Monti, 4/a - Fusignano - 48010 (RA)
Tel: 0545 51621
Fax: 0545 50164
How to get there
Historical town centre, along the main street leading to the town square. Disabled facilities. Car park along the street.
Price: admission free
Open on: Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 15.00 - 18.00. Guided tours upon request (Culture Office, tel. 0545 955672)
Closed on: on Christmas, on January the 1st and on August the 15th
Last update: 27/06/2012 (Redazione locale di Fusignano)