Current events


MADAGASCAR DAYS 2015. Marco Polo’s island

from 12 to 13 June, 2015

In collaboration with the Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali of Turin and the Associazione “Malagasy Miray”, the Natural History Museum of Venice will host Madagascar Days 2015. The two-days event is aimed at rediscovering the wonders of this ancient island. On the occasion, researchers studying biodiversity and health operatives who will explain how Italy is involved in helping in this country. [...]



Within the partnership between Fondanzione Musei Civici di Venezia and Louis Vuitton, and on the occasion of the 56th International Art Exhibition, German artist Tilo Schulz presents a work that arises in dialogue with some lunettes of Venetian artist Francesco Hayez just restored with the support of Louis Vuitton. [...]

Ca Pesaro facciata


From June 2014

“The power of Creation”is the project of renovation of two rooms of Ca’ Pesaro – International Gallery of Modern Art born from the new partnership between the Foundation Civic Museums of Venice and Dom Pérignon: restorated areas will host a circuit of young artist’s exhibition and works from the museum’s stores [...]

Palazzo Mocenigo - between fashion and fragrances

PALAZZO MOCENIGO REOPENS. A new section dedicated to perfume

From November 1st 2013

After a radical restyling and enlargement of the exhibition spaces, Palazzo Mocenigo at San Stae, the Study Centre for the History of Fabric and Costume reopens with a new section dedicated to Perfume.The site has been completely renovated in terms of presentation, in the qualityof the museographical offering, in the display layouts and as regards the services offered the public [...]


TALKS. A new layout for Ca’ Pesaro

From June 1st 2013

The new layout of Ca’ Pesaro will be inaugurated with the title “Colloqui (‘Talks’)”, the intention being to recover those relational dynamics and elective affinities within the collections underlying the great contemporary history of Venice [...]

Wunderkammer @ Correr Museum Venice

WUNDERKAMMER. Studies, discoveries, restorations for the “Grande Correr”

From April 2013

The care, restoration and study that are daily invested in the Correr’s works lead to sometimes astonishing results. This exhibition wishes to reveal to a wider public something of the results of this multidisciplinary, silent work that is often known only to specialists. [...]



From 12th July 2012

The Imperial Apartments in the Royal Palace in Venice now open to the public after an important restauration, giving back the splendour to the rooms of Princess Elisabeth [...]

Tessuto Mocenigo

BACKSTAGE. Storerooms of Palazzo Mocenigo

From 30th November 2012

Visits of the storerooms of Palazzo Mocenigo are held in Italian and English the last Friday of every month, to discover rich collections of clothes, garments, accessories and fabrics part of the Museum’s collection. From April 2013, “Backstage”, for those who are interested, is integrated with the visit to the ancient weaving Tessitura Luigi Bevilacqua [...]

Doge's Palace Secret Itineraries - Venice


The Secret Itineraries tour takes the visitor into the most secret and fascinating rooms of the Doge’s Palace and offers visitors an interesting and enriching experience over the history and politics of Venice [...]