LAC Lugano Art and Culture is the newly opened cultural centre dedicated to the visual arts, music and the performing arts.
Set to become one of the cultural landmarks of Switzerland, the LAC offers a wide range of cultural events and performances expressing the identity of Lugano as a cultural crossroads between the north and the south of Europe.
Inside the striking architectural structure overlooking the lake, is a rich program of exhibitions and events, concerts, theatre and dance performances, as well as a variety of cultural events and a program of activities for young people and families.
Located in the LAC is the “Museo d’Arte della Svizzera italiana”, with 3 exhibition halls housing the permanent exhibition of art works from both the “Museo Cantonale d’Arte” (Museum of Canton Ticino) and the “Museo d’Arte della città di Lugano” (The Art Museum of the city of Lugano) as well as temporary exhibitions and installations.
The new concert and theatre hall, seats 1,000 people and is completely finished in wood, equipped with a special removable modular acoustic shell, and offers an extensive program of performances and concerts. The LuganoInScena, and LuganoMusica events, accompanied by the Compagnia Finzi Pasca and the Orchestra of Italian Switzerland (OSI), are held here, as well as some of the performances of the RSI (Radio Television of Italian-speaking Switzerland) concert season.
THE VIEW Lugano promotes art and culture and excellence of LAC offering a personalized experience that includes: