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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Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Misericordia

SCUOLA GRANDE DI SANTA MARIA DELLA MISERICORDIA

The Confraternity of Santa Maria della Misericordia or Valverde, a Scuola Grande, was founded on the 8th of September 1261. In 1310 it obtained by the friars of the Abbazia della Misericordia the permission to build its headquarters next to the church. The works continued uninterruptedly until the beginning of […]

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Museo di Torcello

MUSEO DI TORCELLO

The wonders of the Torcello Museum: extraordinary archaeological finds on life in the Lagoon The Torcello Museum is located in an absolutely unique context of the Venice Lagoon. The island itself can be considered a treasure chest of art if we consider that on the few meters that make up […]

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Cini Foundation

CINI FOUNDATION

Cini Foundation is housed in the charming monastery of the Isle of San Giorgio in Venice. Giorgio Cini Foundation is established in the monumental complex of the Benedictine monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore in the homonym island facing St Mark’s Basin. Created as an international cultural centre, the mission of […]

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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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CA’ PESARO – International Gallery of Modern Art

CA’ PESARO – INTERNATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART

Modern Art Collection (19th and 20th centuries) of paintings, sculptures and graphic (from Italy and abroad) in Venice The objectives of the renewed Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna di Ca’Pesaro planned by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia are several, varied yet precise: it should be a completely renewed venue for […]

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Palazzetto Bru Zane

PALAZZETTO BRU ZANE

Small architectural gem located in the heart of Venice, headquarters of the Cultural Foundation “Centre de musique romantique française”. The Palazzetto Bru Zane is a wonderful building, located just a few steps from the spectacular Basilica dei Frari, and from 2009 it houses the Cultural Foundation “Palazzetto Bru Zane – […]

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The Church of Santa Maria della Salute

THE CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA DELLA SALUTE

The white Basilica of the Salute stands out in all its candor on the Grand Canal. The church of Santa Maria della Salute, an original masterpiece by Baldassarre Longhena, was built through a Venice Republic Senate decree to keep a solemn vow made during a terrible epidemic of plague that […]

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House of Carlo Goldoni

HOUSE OF CARLO GOLDONI

Come and visit the House of Carlo Goldoni, located in a beautiful building just a short walk from Campo of the Frari. Ca ‘Centani, or Centanni, better known as the “House of Carlo Goldoni“, was built in the fifteenth century. It is a typical Gothic palace of not excessive size, […]

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Basilica of San Marco

BASILICA OF SAN MARCO

The visit to the Basilica of St. Mark is a must for anyone who is on vacation in the lagoon. On the eastern side of the St. Mark Square, the Basilica of San Marco stands between Palazzo Ducale and the Piazzetta dei Leoni (“Lions’ small square”). The Basilica of San […]

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The Natural History Museum of Venice

THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF VENICE

Re-opened in 2010 with a new charming display the Natural History Museum of Venice. Fontego dei Turchi, house of the Natural History Museum of Venice, was built as a Palazzo for the Pesaro family at the beginning of the XIII century. The strange name of the building is due to […]

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