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27 January - 13 February: Carnival --------- 25 April: Feast of San Marco --------- 20 April - 26 November, Gardens and Arsenal: 60th Art Biennial --------- 12 May: Sensa Festival --------- 19 May: Vogalonga --------- 29 May - 2 June: Boat Show --------- 15 - 30 June: 51st Theater Biennial --------- 3rd Sunday of July: Feast of the Redeemer --------- 18 July - 3 August: 18th Dance Biennial --------- 28 August - 7 September: 81st Film Festival --------- 1 September: Historical Regatta --------- 26 September - 10 October: 68th Biennale Music --------- 27 October: 37th Venice Marathon --------- 21 November: Festa della Salute

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All the Venice Museums: all the museums in detail, links to the official websites of the Museums of Venice, the ones of Lagoon Islands and Mestre. All current exhibitions and hosted collections, timetables and telephone numbers, ticket costs.

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Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica TourDoge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica's Tour - Saint Mark's Square - Venice

Tour of Doge's Palace Museum and Saint Mark's Basilica in St. Mark's Square of Venice

Discover the main civic and religious monuments of Saint Mark's Square: Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Tickets included. It also includes the entrance to Correr Museum and to Marciana Library. An official guide and ticket skip the line.

Civic Museums in Venice Italy

The circuit of the Civic Museums of Venice includes an itinerary consisting of the Doges' Palace, the Clock Tower and the Correr Museum, Palazzo Fortuny and Palazzo Mocenigo, the Ca' Pesaro Museum and Ca' Rezzonico Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Goldoni's Home. In the islands in Murano the Glass Museum and in Burano the Lace Museum. They can also be visited with the MUSEUM PASS cumulative ticket (Torre dell'Orologio and Palazzo Fortuny are not included).

Doge's Palace's Museum Venice Doge's Palace's Museum - Saint Mark's Square, San Marco - Venice

Splendid example of Gothic civil architecture and at the same time of reuse of the ancient material provided by the many colonies of the Serenissima, as well as of Renaissance interventions such as the imposing Scala dei Giganti by Antonio Rizzo or the decorations of the Lombards. Summarizes a thousand years of history and was the seat of power as evidenced by the Sala del Maggior Consiglio, the Sala del Senato and the Sala del Collegio with the famous Tintoretto, Tiziano and Veronese. The dogali apartments and the prisons can also be visited.

Correr Museum Venice Correr Museum - Sain Mark's Square, San Marco - Venice

The Correr Museum is dedicated to Venice, its political and military history of the Maritime Republic and its presence in every field of art. Through the rooms of the Ala Napoleonica and the Procuratie Nuove, a path unfolds that rebounds from sculpture, navigation, and the trades of the past.

Ca' Rezzonico Museum Venice Ca' Rezzonico Museum - Dorsoduro 3136 - Venice

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The Ca 'Rezzonico Museum on the Grand Canal, an example of Venetian monumental baroque, has on three floors a vast collection of paintings ranging from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century. In particular, you can admire paintings by Tintoretto, Longhi, Canaletto. The interiors of the palace frescoed by Tiepolo are not far behind.

Ca' Pesaro Museum Venice Ca' Pesaro Museum - Santa Croce 2076 - Venice

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On three floors there is one of the most important art collections in the city: on the first floor the most important and conspicuous part with the exhibition of paintings and sculptures of the nineteenth and twentieth century both Italian and European; on the second floor, the space is dedicated to abstract installations of the last part of the twentieth century, and on the third floor there is a very important collection of oriental art.

Museo di Palazzo Mocenigo Venezia Mocenigo Palace Museum - Santa Croce 1992 - Venice

Headquarters of the History of Textile and Costume Center, offers a series of clothes and accessories of magnificent workmanship. In addition to the costumes also a recent section dedicated to perfume, its preparation and use in historical times in Venice. The rooms also feature precious rococo and neoclassical frescoes made in 1787 on the occasion of the marriage of a member of the Mocenigo family.

Museo di Palazzo Fortuny Venezia Fortuny Palace Museum - Campo San Beneto, San Marco, 3958 - Venice

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The Civic Museum of Palazzo Fortuny is housed in the homonymous palace inside the San Marco district in a part of a poor tourist passage overlooking Campo San Beneto. It houses the collections that belonged to Mariano Fortuny who was an artist involved in painting, sculpture, lighting, theater, photography, textiles and fashion. The Museum is part of the circuit of the Venetian Civic Museums and organizes art exhibitions especially during the spring and autumn.

Natural Histoy Museum Venice Natural Histoy Museum - Fondaco dei Turchi, Santa Croce 1730 - Venice

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An unmissable path to understand the history of evolution, from the creation of species to the appearance of man on earth. The exhibited collection is embellished by the presence of a dinosaur skeleton Ouranosaurus nigeriensis of 7 meters and that of a whale of 20 meters.

Casa Goldoni Museum Venice Casa Goldoni Museum - San Polo 2794 - Venice

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Casa Goldoni, in the historic center of Venice, is located in Palazzo Centanni and houses, in addition to a rich Goldoni library available to scholars from around the world, also some rooms that recreate the theater of the great Venetian playwright with original eighteenth-century artifacts.

St Mark Moors' Clock Tower Museum Venice St Mark Moors' Clock Tower Museum - Saint Mark's Square - Venice

The Torre dell'Orologio Museum, also known as Torre dei Mori, is located at the entrance of Saint Mark's Square at the mouth of the important street known as Merceria for the distinctly commercial character that has always characterized it. Admission is limited to telephone booking only.

Murano Glass Museum Venice Murano Glass Museum - Fondamenta Marco Giustinian, 8 - Murano Venice

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The Glass Museum is located in Murano, housed in the Palazzo dei Vescovi. It houses a rich collection of artefacts ranging from Roman times to the twentieth century. In a chronological and didactic path that reveals the techniques and the secrets and the evolutionary stages in the lagoon glass production.

Lace Museum of Burano Venice Lace Museum of Burano - Burano Island, Piazza Baldassarre Galuppi, 187 - Venice

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The Lace Museum in Burano is housed in the Scuola dei Merletti open since 1872 by the will of Countess Andriana Marcello. The museum itinerary exhibits more than two hundred copies that once belonged to the historic School of Lace, but also gives the opportunity to visually appreciate the technique of making the famous Burano lace.

State Museums in Venice Italy

The circuit of the State Museums of Venice includes an itinerary consisting of the National Archaeological Museum, the Gallerie dell'Accademia, the Galleria Franchetti at Ca' D'Oro, the Museum of Oriental Art, the Museum of Palazzo Grimani, the Monumental Halls of the Library Marciana.

National Archaeological Museum of VeniceNational Archaeological Museum - Saint Mark's Square, 52 - Venice

The Archaeological Museum of Venice boasts a very respectable collection of Greek and Roman sculptures including many original Greeks from the classical period that once embellished the collections of the noble Venetian families active in the antique market of the colonies.

Hours: every day from 10 am to 5 pm (from 1 November to 31 March) and from 10 am to 7 pm (from 1 April to 31 October). Closed on January 1st and December 25th.
Tickets: the Archaeological Museum is part of the integrated museum itinerary The Museums of Piazza San Marco; the entrance therefore coincides with that of the Correr Civic Museum, in Piazza San Marco, Napoleonic wing. Full € 19, reduced € 12 (EU students from 15 to 25 years, escorts - max 2 - of student groups, EU citizens over 65, staff of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, Rolling Venice card holders and FAI members).
for residents in the Municipality of Venice, children from 0 to 5 years, handicapped persons with guides, licensed guides, tour interpreters accompanying groups, group leaders - groups of at least 21 people by reservation, ICOM members.
Telephone: +39.041.2967663
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: National Archaeological Museum

Religious and Sacred Museums in Venice Italy

The circuit of the Religious Museums of Venice includes the Diocesan Museum, the Marciano Museum in the Basilica of Piazza San Marco, the Jewish Museum in the Ghetto, the Museum of Byzantine Icons.

Diocesan Museum Venice Diocesan Museum - Pinacoteca Manfrediana, La Salute, Dorsoduro, 1 - Venice

The beautiful Romanesque cloister of Sant'Apollonia which for decades kept the works of the Diocesan Museum remains as a warehouse for the collection. And this enters the beautiful rooms of the Manfrediniana Art Gallery inside the Patriarchal Seminary erected in 1670 by Baldassarre Longhena; right next to the Basilica della Salute.The halls of the museum house furnishings, sacred vestments, sculptures and paintings from the suppression of Venetian churches and convents.

Museo Ebraico Venezia Jewish Museum - Campo del Ghetto Novo, Castello - Venice

The Jewish Museum preserves furnishings, wedding contracts, vestments, silverware that bear witness to the strong presence of the Jewish community in Venice between the seventeenth and the nineteenth centuries. In addition to the museum you can visit 3 of the 5 synagogues located between the New and Old Campo del Ghetto.

Museo delle Icone Bizantine di Venezia Museum of Byzantine Icons - Castello, 3412 - Venice

In a few rooms on the first floor of the Scoletta di San Nicolò, by Baldassare Longhena of the seventeenth century, it is possible to admire the vast production of Greek, Cretan and Venetian icons from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century. Many of these icons arrived in Venice in the past centuries.

Scuole Grandi in Venice Italy

The circuit of the Scuole Grandi of Venice includes an itinerary consisting of the Scuola di San Rocco, the Scuola di San Giovanni Evangelista, the Scuola dei Carmini, the Scuola della Misericordia, the Scuola di San Marco, the Scuola di San Teodoro and the Scuola della Carità. Finally we include a "not grande" school, but important for the pictorial cycle of the Carpaccio in it: the Scuola of San Giorgio degli Schiavoni.

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Scuola Grande della Carità Venice Italy Scuola Grande della Carità - Campo della Carità, Dorsoduro 1050 - Venice

The Scuola Grande of the Carità is one of the oldest of the secular-religious Venetian institutions: the date of foundation is established, in fact, in 1260 and was the first to have the appellation of "great" (such were the Schools of the Beaten or those which, as a type of penance, imposed the flagellation on their members).

Scuola Grande dei Carmini Venice Italy Scuola Grande dei Carmini - Dorsoduro 2616 - 2617 - Venice

The Scuola Grande of Santa Maria del Carmine occupies the classical building built on a project by Baldassare Longhena between 1668 and 1670, and retains a considerable number of works of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, including the splendid ceiling of Giambattista Tiepolo with The Virgin in Glory.

Scuola Grande della Misericordia Venice Italy Scuola Grande della Misericordia - Chiostro di Sant'Apollonia, Ponte della Canonica - Castello 4312 - Venice

The Scuola della Misericordia in the Sansovino's ordinary project should have obscured any other building in Venice with its beauty and grandeur. The dimensions of the School stand out against the tiny Venetian civil houses and show us the true and real intentions of grandeur: the room for the meetings of the confreres on the first floor (21 x 49 meters) is second only to the Sala del Maggior Consiglio a Palazzo Ducale.

Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista Venice Italy Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista - San Polo, 2454 - Venice

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The splendid staircase of the Codussi (1498 c.) leads to the Salone of Massari, upper floor of one of the oldest and most important Scuole Grandi in Venice where works by Tintoretto and Sante Peranda are preserved, as well as others by Tiepolo, Diziani and Marieschi.

Scuola Grande di San Marco Venice Italy Scuola Grande di San Marco - Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Castello - Venice

The beautiful Renaissance façade of the Scuola Grande di San Marco rises in Castello next to the gothic Church of the Saints Giovanni and Paolo but the year of foundation of the school dates back to 1260: the original location of the Confraternita was near the church of S. Croce, far away from the current place where the faithful moved instead during the fifteenth century (1437).

Scuola Grande di San Rocco Venice Italy Scuola Grande di San Rocco - Campo San Rocco, San Polo 3052 - Castello 4312 - Venice

La Scuola erected from 1515 on a project by Bon and Scarpagnino, became famous in the sixteenth century for the series of Tintoretto's canvases that occupied him for over twenty years and which remain among the masterpieces of Venetian painting between Renaissance and Mannerism. There are also works by Giorgione, Tiziano and Tiepolo.

Scuola Grande di San Teodoro Venice Italy Scuola Grande di San Teodoro - Campo San Salvador, S. Marco 4810 - Venice

Even this Scuola Grande seems to have a very ancient origins: in fact, its foundation dates back to 1258, when the confraternity settled in the Church of S. Salvador, obtaining, likewise to other schools of the time, the use of one of the side aisles as well of some rooms of the monastery.

Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni Venice Italy Scuola di San Giorgio of Schiavoni - Castello 3259/a - Venice

The Scuola takes its name from the Dalmatian community that was gathered in 1451 under the patronage of Saints Giorgio, Girolamo and Trifone; protagonists of the cycle of canvases made by Vittore Carpaccio at the beginning of the 16th century. The Hotel on the upper floor, on the other hand, has a series of paintings by the Palm school.


Private Art Foundations of Venice Italy

The circuit of the artistic foundations of Venice includes the Cini Foundation in San Giorgio, the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, the Pinault Foundation and the Vedova Foundation, the Guggenheim Museum of Contemporary Art.

Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation Venice Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation - Fondamenta di Rio San Barnaba, Dorsoduro 2826 - Venice

1999 was the year of the centenary of Bevilacqua la Masa, the foundation founded by the Duchess of the same name who, from the late nineteenth century, supported and disseminated the young artists of the Triveneto.
Currently the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa operates in two locations that are both exhibition centers: the Galleria di Piazza San Marco and Palazzetto Tito in San Barnaba, which is also the operational center.

Cini Foundation Venice Cini Foundation - San Giorgio Island - Venice

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The Giorgio Cini Foundation, located on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, was established by Vittorio Cini in 1951 in memory of his son Giorgio.
The Cini Foundation is very active in the cultural scene of the city offering a rich calendar of exhibitions, musical events, conferences and dance and music performances in the adjacent Teatro Verde.

Guggenheim Foundation Venice Guggenheim Foundation - Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Dorsoduro 701 - Venezia

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Il Museo Guggenehim, a Palazzo Venier dei Leoni lungo il Canal Grande, è uno dei luoghi maggiormente frequentati a Venezia e probabilmente il più importante contenitore espositivo per quanto riguarda l'arte moderna del Primo e Secondo Novecento.

Pinault Foundation Venice Pinault Foundation - Punta della Dogana, Dorsoduro - Venice

La Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova fu creata dallo stesso Vedova insieme alla moglie Annabianca con lo missione di valorizzare l'arte di Vedova ed il suo passaggio artistico nella cultura pittorica del Novecento attraverso studi, ricerche, analisi, esposizioni, percorsi e spazi di didattica, convegni, borse di studio, premi. La Fondazione si prefigge anche di creare un Centro per il restauro di opere d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea.

Vedova Foundation Venice Vedova Foundation - Magazzini del Sale, Dorsoduro 50 - Venice

La Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova fu creata dallo stesso Vedova insieme alla moglie Annabianca con lo missione di valorizzare l'arte di Vedova ed il suo passaggio artistico nella cultura pittorica del Novecento attraverso studi, ricerche, analisi, esposizioni, percorsi e spazi di didattica, convegni, borse di studio, premi. La Fondazione si prefigge anche di creare un Centro per il restauro di opere d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea.

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