Opening of the Centro Internazionale di Scultura

Prof. Dr. Iso Camartin

Publicist, Writer and Television Presenter

What I admire the most in artists is their ability, when looking at just a pile of stones and blocks of raw material, to visualize the future beauty, and then later to actually see beautiful forms and figures. The Centro internazionale di Scultura is set to become a place where you can experience both the genesis and eventual liberation of such creations.


Following the measures taken by the Council of State of Ticino and the Swiss Confederation to deal with the COVID-19 emergency, the Centro Internazionale di Scultura has decided to postpone its opening until May 2021. This very difficult decision was considered necessary to guarantee the health of the artists, visitors and collaborators of the CIS.

Despite the difficulties, the CIS team continues to work with passion and tenacity. Jose Dávila and the resident artists have already confirmed their desire and availability to participate in the start of the CIS activities in 2021. The Centre will take advantage of this period to plan and prepare all its cultural offers in the best way possible. Creativity and enthusiasm will allow us to organise an even more memorable opening year!

We look forward to see many of you at the opening in May 2021. In the meantime, you can subscribe here to our newsletter to stay tuned with the CIS news.

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