“VENICE SECRETS, CRIME AND JUSTICE” EXHIBITION FROM MARCH 31 AT PALAZZO ZAGURIFrom: 31-03-2018 To: 01-05-2018
- WEBSITE: www.venicesecrets.net
- LOCATION: Palazzo Zaguri, S.Marco 2668 (Campo San Maurizio)
The 31st of March Palazzo Zaguri will open to the public with the exhibition “Venice secrets, Crime and Justice”, S.Marco 2668 – Campo San Maurizio – Venice. An exhibition that will narrate with unique evidences and evocative recreations the history of Venice through the torture topic, death sentence and Inquisition, unmasking myths and antimyths of one of the most long-running historical realities in the European context.
The exhibition itinerary articulated in 4 sections and 36 exhibition halls (first section: Justice and Torture; second section: prisons and prisoners; third section: the ritual of capital punishment; fourth section: Inquisition and Holy Office), will provide the opportunity of seeing hundreds of instruments of torture and over 60 original documents exposed to the world for the first time, that will tell the Venice dark side with its dramas, like the case of the doge Francesco Foscari, the tragical end of Carmagnola and the Casanova imprisonment.
Every exhibition hall develop the narration of a story as well as the secrets of the magistratures that were components of the State structure. A big section is dedicated to the Holy Office through numerous examples, from the dispute between the Republic of Venice and the Holy See and the figures of Giordano Bruno and Paolo Sarpi.
The exhibition will be open every day until the 1st of May, Monday to Sunday from 10am to 10pm providing the visitors the possibillity to enjoy a pleasant night at the exhibition. Infos: www.venicesecrets.net