Intro

Since September 2015, LAC (Lugano Arte e Cultura) has been an impressive platform for contemporary creativity from southern Switzerland. The building by Ticino architect Ivano Gianola offers visitors art across 2500 square metres and a modern theatre and concert hall with space for 1000 guests.

The new LAC is hard to miss: The distinctive building by local architect Ivano Gianola is located, just a stone's throw from the lake, on Piazza Berardino Luini and makes an exciting contrast to its prominent neighbour from the 16th century, the Santa Maria degli Angioli church. Behind the massive window fronts, the cultural creativity of southern Switzerland finds plenty of space.

2500 square metres of exhibition space, spread across five floors, are dedicated to art. Here, changing exhibitions and the collection which resulted from the fusion of the Cantonal Art Museum (MASI) and the City of Lugano's Museum of Modern Art give you an understanding of the Ticinesi soul. The city is likewise proud of the theatre and concert hall with a mobile acoustic shell and the orchestra pit which can be lowered. The new LAC has also become a popular meeting point, thanks to the Gabbani snack bar. Gabbani has been a gourmet Lugano institution since 1937; favourites include crispy focaccia sandwiches with tasty salami and tangy cheese.

Meetings

On the last floor of LAC, accessible by lift directly from the hall or from the main staircase, are the multi-purpose rooms created for organising events such as meetings, conferences, aperitifs and dinners. Booking the entire floor enables you to organise corporate meetings, seminars or other work meetings requiring simultaneous use of several spaces. Sala 1, 2 and 3 are next to each other but not communicating in order to allow for greater privacy. In addition, an office catering is available for the floor . Sala 4 is separate from the other ones and positioned above the Sala Teatro dressing rooms; it also has an office catering.

General information

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Time required
1-2 hours
Suitable for
Groups
Weather
Indoor
Category
Culture

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Contact

LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura
Piazza Bernardino Luini, 6
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)58 866 42 20
lac.eventi@lugano.ch
events.luganolac.ch

Conference rooms

Sala 1

380 m2
Concert
200
Seminar
120
Banquet
180
Equipment
  • Free Wi-Fi not available
  • Microphone on request
  • Projection facilities on request
  • Simultaneous translation equipment on request

Sala 2

123 m2
Concert
60
Seminar
30
Banquet
60
Equipment
  • Free Wi-Fi not available
  • Microphone on request
  • Projection facilities on request
  • Simultaneous translation equipment on request

Sala 4

111 m2
Concert
80
Seminar
28
Banquet
100
Equipment
  • Free Wi-Fi not available
  • Microphone on request
  • Projection facilities on request
  • Simultaneous translation equipment on request

Sala Teatro

800 m2
Concert
986
Seminar
Banquet
Equipment
  • Free Wi-Fi not available
  • Microphone available
  • Projection facilities available
  • Simultaneous translation equipment available

Teatrostudio

130 m2
Concert
70
Seminar
Banquet
Equipment
  • Free Wi-Fi not available
  • Microphone on request
  • Projection facilities on request
  • Simultaneous translation equipment on request

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Contact

LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura
Piazza Bernardino Luini, 6
6900 Lugano
Phone +41 (0)58 866 42 20
events.luganolac.ch

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