Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci (1446 - 1523), a painter born in Umbria and famous in the major artistic centers of the time
The main partners of this project coincide with four incredible places, not to be missed if you want to learn more about Perugino's art: the church of Santa Maria dei Servi and Palazzo della Corgna in Città della Pieve, the Oratory of the Nunziatella in Foligno and the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Lacrime in Trevi
Discover all the amazing paintings by Perugino collected in this digital collection, made possible thanks to the collaboration of Italian and foreign Museums and Institutions that believed in this project
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Impossible exhibitions
Palazzo della Corgna in Città della Pieve becomes the container of exhibitions otherwise impossible to realize in real life: live a unique experience!

Perugino 2023

Perugino 2023 is a platform entirely dedicated to the painter Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci better knwon as "Perugino", realized on the occasion of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of his death. The great Umbrian Renaissance Master, born in Città della Pieve, was a pupil of Andrea del Verrocchio in Florence and had the opportunity to meet artists such as Michelangelo and Leonardo. He then returned to his homeland, where he influenced the art of the young Raphael.

500 years of the Adoration of the Magi by Perugino – Trevi

Study meeting 05/11/2022 Church of San Francesco, Trevi The event will investigate in depth one of Perugino’s last masterpieces, the Adoration of the Magi frescoed between 1521 and 1522 by the Renaissance Master in the Shrine dedicated to the Madonna of the Lacrime. Institutional greetings – Mayor Bernardino Sperandio Dott.ssa Cinzia Rutili – Director State […]

Arte sotto le stelle 2022 – Deruta

Deruta during Renaissance: how Perugino influences the local ceramic production 20/08/2022 Piazza dei Consoli, Deruta During the event, which will take place in the heart of the historic center of Deruta, the interweaving between the tradition of painted ceramics, which characterizes the village since ancient times, and the unmistakable pictorial style of Perugino will be […]

Arte sotto le stelle 2021 – Città della Pieve

The young Peruginofrom Città della Pieve to Florence 31/07/2021 Piazza Antonio Gramsci, Città della Pieve The event opens the way to the celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Perugino’s death starting from Città della Pieve, located on the road that led from Florence to Rome, as if to mark a common thread that will lead […]

Arte sotto le stelle 2022 – Città della Pieve

Pietro Vannucci: the master from Città della Pieve in the Sistine Chapel 29/07/2022 Piazza Antonio Gramsci, Città della Pieve In the spectacular setting of Piazza Antonio Gramsci, next to the Cathedral, where some remarkable works by Vannucci are preserved, and in front of the noble Palazzo della Corgna, Perugino will relive the peak of its […]

The exhibition that will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Perugino, from 4 March to 11 June 2023, will take place at the Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria and has been presented to the public

Starting from March, 4th until June, 11st 2023, the Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria in Perugia will celebrate Pietro Vannucci, “Il Meglio Mastro d’Italia” (“The best Master of Italy”), as Agostino Chigi defined him in a letter dated 7 November 1500: this will also be the title of the exhibition, which will celebrate the 500 years since […]

Saturday, November 5th the 500th anniversary of the Adoration of the Magi of Perugino is celebrated in Trevi

The study meeting will be held Saturday, November 5 from 4 pm in the Church of San Francesco, in Trevi. The event will start with the institutional greetings of the Mayor, Bernardino Sperandio, Mrs Cinzia Rutili, Director of the State Archives of Perugia, and Mr Giuseppe Lacava, Superintendent of Archaeology Fine Arts and Landscape of […]

The portal to promote major events is finally out: the starting point is Perugino 2023

The portal, in Italian and English, is meant as a virtual place dedicated to the promotion of major events, starting with the celebrations of the five-hundredth anniversary of Perugino’s death. The online platform is a format that could also be used for the celebrations of future initiatives, this time dedicated to the promotion of all […]

On July 29, at 9:15 pm, in Piazza Gramsci, “Arte sotto le stelle” by Archimede Arte returns

A journey through the works of the artist realized in the Vatican with historians of excellence, live music and images of the highest quality projected on a maxi screen: the celebrations ahead of 500 years since the death of the Divine Painter continue in Città della Pieve.

PERUGINO 500 | Committee appointed for the organization of the celebrations of the fifth centenary of Perugino’s death

“The Committee promoting the celebrations for the fifth centenary of the death of the painter Pietro Vannucci called “Perugino” – says the president, Ilaria Borletti Buitoni – as well as supporting initiatives that enhance and deepen the study of Perugino, it is proposed through close collaboration with other stakeholders involved in these important celebrations, to […]

On August 20, at 9 pm, Deruta hosts “Arte sotto le Stelle” by Archimede Arte, to discover “The influence of Perugino on ceramics from Deruta”

The event, organized by the City of Deruta in collaboration with Archimede Arte, is dedicated to the figure of Pietro Vannucci “Perugino” and its link with the territory. Three exceptional speakers will investigate the influence of the “best master of Italy” not only on the production on panel and fresco, but also on the typical […]