This project was established in 2007 within the Civic Museums of Genoa, with the aim to:
- promote and spread photographic culture in Genoa;
- discover and enhance the photographic heritage spread throughout the territory;
- help improve the knowledge of historical photography, and the origins and evolution of the photographic language, through exhibitions dedicated to the great masters and movements, both national and international;
- be a point of reference for the owners of antique photographs wishing to preserve them properly;
- offer a space, opportunities and support to photographers, young and old, in or related to Liguria;
- facilitate contacts and create networks between operators and institutions in various capacities dealing with photography.