210, Via Aniello Falcone
Casa Matania hosted and connected many generations of artists during the 20th century. Works of art and generations interact silently on the walls of bygone days.
Institut Francais Napoli
Palazzo Il Grenoble
86, Via Francesco Crispi
Located in the 1884 building of neoclassical inspiration designed by the Anglo- Neapolitan architect Lamont Young, the Institut français de Naples represents for Neapolitans a reference point for French culture, and for the French a research centre on the South of Italy.
Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici
Palazzo Serra di Cassano
14, Via Monte di Dio
The Italian Institute for Philosophical Studies was founded in 1975 in Naples by Enrico Cerulli, Elena Croce, Pietro Piovani, Giovanni Pugliese Carratelli and by Gerardo Marotta who is also its president. Located in the historic Palazzo Serra di Cassano, the Institute has turned its venerable halls and rooms into the “crossroads of European culture” (Paul Dibon) and today its library houses over one hundred thousand works in the fi eld of humanities.
Mediateca Santa Sofia
7, Via Santa Sofia
Mediateca Santa Sofia is a service provided by the City Council of Naples, Department for Youth and Equal Opportunities. It houses vast audiovisual and multimedia collections, a library dedicated to the cinema and to cinema literature, as well as a music archive. These materials are made freely available for borrowing or for consulting on the premises. The Mediateca promotes and organizes cultural and educational events in the field of cinema.
Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples
Home to the "Suor Orsola Benincasa" University of Naples, is the monastic citadel on the slopes of the Saint Elmo hill which overlooks the entire City and Gulf of Naples. This ancient monastic site covers an area of 33,000 square meters and consists of eight buildings, including two churches as well as several cloisters, and hanging gardens, once housing a monastery and an abbey founded between the 16th and 17th centuries by the Neapolitan nun and mystic after whom the University is now named.