New location for the museum of posters from the Salce collection in Treviso

The new headquarters of the Museo Nazionale Collezione Salce, Italy’s most important collection of graphic advertising posters, has been inaugurated in the former medieval church of Santa Margherita in Treviso. This will make it possible to display more easily the almost 50,000 pieces donated in 1962 by the Treviso collector Ferdinando (Nando) Salce, who began collecting posters when he was very young at the end of the 19th century. The adjacent building in the San Gaetano complex is used as a space for the conservation and restoration of the delicate posters. The inauguration of the new location is accompanied by an exhibition dedicated to Renato Casaro, the last poster artist. Treviso, Rome, Hollywood, visible until the end of September 2021, which translated the graphic presentation of famous films into posters by using drawing to create images of great communicative effect, almost a synthesis of cinematographic storytelling, which distinguished the artist’s style.

tel. 0422-42338/591936 Museo Nazionale Collezione Salce Chiesa di Santa Margherita, Via Reggimento Italia Libera; Complesso di San Gaetano,Via Carlo Alberto 31, 31100 Treviso

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