Our President of the Patronage Committee, Flavio Cotti passed away on 16 December 2020 in Locarno at the age of 81. Our thoughts are with his wife, daughter and other relatives.

The Centro Internazionale di Scultura is pleased to present a brief interview with Jose Dávila. The Mexican artist will create the opening exhibition especially for the CIS!

The jury has chosen

The first five Artists in Residence for the Peccia Scholarship present their projects online!

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A look behind the scenes

The five Artists in Residence give us an insight into their current work processes in the studio.

building progress

The Centro Internazionale di Scultura under construction ...

See more photos of the construction site here

Concerti di beneficenza per un nuovo polo culturale nel Canton Ticino. Yorck Kronenberg e l’Orchestra barocca Capriccio suonavano per Peccia.
Il 30 agosto, presso il Bernische Historische Museum e il 15 settembre, presso il Kloster Schönthal, Langenbruck.

FOTO online qui

We have had a presentation about "living and working in the Vallemaggia". Date: 9th of May, 7 pm, Stadtmuseum Dusseldorf.

Date: 21st of April 2018
Time: 14 pm
Place: Building site at the entrance of Peccia, direction coming from Locarno

Building licence

On 10th January 2018, the municipality Lavizzara granted the building permit.

The new renderings can be viewed online. Please click here...

Peccia, il sogno di pietra sarà realtà

an interessting article was published in the newspaper of "Corriere del Ticino"


The legislative assembly of Lavizzara gives its unanimous support

fleeting parts, Milena Naef, 2016

The final study work in Cristallina marble of Milena Naef was selected for the art-award at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.

During the festival Centro Internationale will be showcased in Locarno.

The CIS in the Swiss Pavilion

Presentation of the CIS in Milan on Sunday, 12th July, from 10.00am to 4.00pm.


23 th July - Monte Vertià - Pianist Yorck Kronenberg

Memorial Foundation Peter Kaiser, Principality - LI

Sponsoring of a workshop and the establishment thereof.
(Package Laboratory and workshop setup package)

Tuesday, 12th August 2014: Honorary Reception for around 160 Ambassadors, Politicians and VIP-Guests of the Film Festival Locarno.


The financial contribution of SFr. 500'000.00 for the construction of the International Centre for Sculpture in Peccia is assured.


We have reached another milestone thanks to the support of the Ernst Göhner Stiftung!

On March 3rd 2012 Ticino Parliament backs our plans and approves public funding for the International Centre for Sculpture Peccia.

Brick by Brick

The charitable Foundation Accentus has offered to finance the sculpture workshop for stone.


The Mobiliar-Jubilee Foundation and the Mobiliar General Agency Bellinzona have promised a multi-year partnership.