Venice Museums, Churches and Theatres

Today Venice is a city that is more than ever devoted to ART. Anyone choosing to take a holiday on the Lagoon has a vast choice of Venice Museums. There are those devoted to the history of the city, such as the Palazzo Ducale, the Museum of Eighteenth-Century Venice in the Ca Rezzonico or the Galleries of the Venetian Academy. Then there are those devoted to contemporary art such as the Palazzo Grazzi and Punta della Dogana as well as those focussing on costumes like the Palazzo Mocenigo and the Fortuny Museum. In Venice it is possible to take in art in all its forms in its numerous MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, CHURCHES, FOUNDATIONS and BUILDINGS.


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Church of Madonna dell’Orto

CHURCH OF MADONNA DELL’ORTO

The Church of Madonna dell’Orto can quite rightly be called “Tintoretto’s church”: this great artist spent most of his life in the surroundings, he was buried here and his teleri full of pathos transfigure the interior. It was built in the 14th century but was renovated in the 15th century […]

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Museo of the merletto – Laces Museum Venice

MUSEO OF THE MERLETTO – LACES MUSEUM VENICE

In the 1978 the venetian public agencies (Comune, Provincia, Camera di Commercio, Ente per il Turismo, Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno)are joined to the Foundation Adriana Marcello in a Consortium for Laces of Burano in order to throw again and to riqualificare the handicraft of laces. In the center of the ancient […]

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Palazzo Grassi

PALAZZO GRASSI

Palazzo Grassi is a sophisticated, neoclassically-inspired 18th century building, the work of Giorgio Massari. Some frescoes attributed to Alessandro Longhi decorate the staircase. In 1983, the building passed to the Fiat group, who commissioned the Milanese architect Gae Aulenti to renovate it. It became one of Europe’s most prestigious exhibition […]

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Goldoni Theater

GOLDONI THEATER

The second theater, in importance and capacity, in Venice, is the Goldoni, a few steps from the Rialto Bridge. The Goldoni Theater is the classic example of Italian theater, with four tiers of boxes and about 800 seats. The Goldoni Theater was built in the first half of the 1600s […]

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Museo Navale – Historical Naval Museum

MUSEO NAVALE – HISTORICAL NAVAL MUSEUM

Museo storico navale (historical naval museum) is fundamental to understand why Venice was superior to the other maritime republics. In it you can find nautical instruments, cannons, torpedos and most of all many models of ships including one of the last Bucintoros, the galley on which the Doge took part […]

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Ca’ Corner della Regina

CA’ CORNER DELLA REGINA

Captivating palace overlooking the Gran Canal becomes the location of the exhibitions set up by the Prada Foundation. Ca’ Corner della Reginais an amazing palace overlooking the Gran Canal in Venice, run by a few years by the Prada Foundation, who oversaw the restoration and which sets up important temporary […]

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The Oriental Art Museum

THE ORIENTAL ART MUSEUM

The extraordinary collection of Japanese art of Prince Henry II of Borbone is on permanent display at the Museum of Oriental Art in Venice. Since 1928 Palazzo Pesaro, also seat of the International Modern Art Gallery of Venice, houses the Oriental Art Museum, one of the most important collection of […]

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Galleria Giorgio Franchetti – Ca d’Oro

GALLERIA GIORGIO FRANCHETTI – CA D’ORO

Ca d’Oro ( Galleria Franchetti)  owes its name to the precious decorations in gold-leaf that used to cover the façade. It is a notable example of Venetian Gothic architecture and one of the most spectacular palaces on the Grand Canal. HISTORY: Ca d’oro was commissioned in 1420 by the prosecutor […]

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Mocenigo Palace

MOCENIGO PALACE

Mocenigo Palace, the museum and study center of tissues and Costumes in Venice, hosts some interesting paths dedicated to perfume. Center History Studies of Costume, section of the Civic Veneziani Museums, has been instituted in 1985 and has center to Palace Mocenigo di San Stae. After an incredible restyling The […]

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Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation

BEVILACQUA LA MASA FOUNDATION

The activities of the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation are mainly focused on the promotion of contemporary art, with the creation of exhibitions by living artists of international renown, and activities involving young artists, and in particular those of the Triveneto. In the two expository venues, in the twelve workshops, in […]

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