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Past exhibitions

Current exhibitions

December 19, 2015

Beatrice Romaine Goddard was one of the most representative figures of the artistic scene of the 1920s. Retrace her whole artistic experience through this new exhibition. Click to find out more […]

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December 19, 2015

Beatrice Romaine Goddard was one of the most representative figures of the artistic scene of the 1920s. Retrace her whole artistic experience through this new exhibition. Click to find out more […]

L’articolo Exhibition sembra essere il primo su Palazzo Fortuny.


SARAH MOON. A tribute to Mariano Fortuny | Winter at Palazzo Fortuny

December 19, 2015

The highly personal and visionary style of Sarah Moon, the intensity of her gaze and the poetry of her images could not have found a more fitting venue for exhibition than the fascinating and empathetic setting of Palazzo Fortuny. Discover more […]

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HENRIETTE FORTUNY. Portrait of a muse | Winter at Palazzo Fortuny

December 19, 2015

A tribute to a woman who, by her intelligence and sensitivity, succeeded in supporting and inspiring one of the most refined artists of the past century. Click to discover the exhibition […]

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Upcoming exhibitions

November 28, 2015

The city of Venice celebrates at Museo Correr Andrea Schiavone in the first retrospective to be ever dedicated to him, examining his production thanks to many international loans and the latest critical studies, together with his relationship with the more well-known Venetian artists of the time such as Parmigianino, Titian, Tintoretto and much more. On display a substantial number of works by Schiavone in all three of the media in which he significantly worked – namely, etching, painting, and drawing – and in all phases of his career from youthful (ca. 1540) to very late (c. 1562). Discover more […]

FERRUCCIO GARD. Chromatism and optical art | Exhibition

October 17, 2015

In his paintings, Ferruccio Gard creates highly original formal and compositional solutions, magical combinations of forms and colors that are born of the artist’s commitment to painting, in his vision of the primary importance of form and color. Discover the exhibition […]

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A. Ve. M. Arte Vetraria Muranese | Exhibition

October 10, 2015

Visit this comprehensive overview of one particular company which, made a great contribution to the introduction of design into the world of glassmaking. Click to find out more information […]

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ABISSI. City of Venice 2015

October 10, 2015

This year, the museum will again host the Exhibition of the International Underwater Photography Contest organised by Abissi- UnderwaterPhotoVenice, the Club Subacqueo San Marco, Gruppo Argo and Scubashooters in its “Cetaceans Gallery”. […]

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WATER AND FOOD IN VENICE. A history of the Lagoon and the City

September 26, 2015

Coinciding with EXPO 2015 and its key theme “Feeding the planet. Energy for Life”, from September 26, 2015 to February 14, 2016, the evocative rooms of the Doge’s Apartment in the Doge’s Palace will host a detailed, heterogeneous exhibition dedicated to Venice and the complex network of support systems that the city acquired over the centuries so it could develop, grow and prosper. […]

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September 12, 2015

UN MERLETTO PER VENEZIA Needle and bobbin lace competition From September 12th, 2015 to January 31st, 2016 Burano, Lace Museum _ […]

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THE PISANI MORETTA FAMILY. History and collecting

July 4, 2015

The exhibition, thanks to the generous help of the heirs, puts together some precious paintings and objects belonging to the famous family of the Pisani Moretta to document the splendour and taste of some of the protagonists of 18th-century Venice. Extended until January 11, 2016. […]

L’articolo Exhibition sembra essere il primo su Ca’ Rezzonico.


MADAGASIKARA. A photographic journey by Franco Andreone

June 13, 2015

A great number of animal and plant species not found elsewhere and 18 ethnic groups living there since about 2000 years make Madagascar island a real paradise absolutely to be preserved. The photo exhibition by the zoologist Franco Andreone, opened to the public until August 2, is a living testimony of the permanent plot between man and nature exhamined in a journey of images taken in 20 years of zoological research. […]

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THE RAPE OF VENICE. Andrea Morucchio | Installation

June 6, 2015

At Palazzo Mocenigo form June 6th, it will take place “The rape of Venice”, strong headline that Andrea Morucchio wanted to give to his multimedia and multisensory installation. Without any discounts Morucchio work is about all the critical issues connected to the theme of the safeguarding of Venice. Check it out […]

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MINIARTEXTIL. Gea | Exhibition

June 5, 2015

The finest international artistic production in the field of Textile Art returns this year to Palazzo Mocenigo. In collaboration with the Associazione Arte&Arte of Como, Palazzo Mocenigo hosts “Miniartextil”, a show unique in Europe – composed of 54 “mini-textiles” made by revolutionised schema and materials, selected by a commission chaired by Luciano Caramel. […]

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PROPORTIO | Exhibition

May 9, 2015

This exhibition cuts across the centuries and different disciplines exploring that universal value which since ancient times has been the number of divine proportion, as defined in a treatise by Luca Pacioli, illustrated by Leonardo and printed in Venice in 1509. The exhibition is a new way to discover the unit of measurement able to give all things their inherent harmonious dimension. […]

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THE LEADING THREAD. An Exhibition/Installation by Federica Marangoni

May 8, 2015

Discover the spectacular exhibition / installation by Federica Marangoni: a thread of light, the “leading thread” in cracked red neon always in motion, is the thread of the artist’s life and emotions. […]

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CAGNACCIO DI SAN PIETRO The appeal of New Objectivity

May 6, 2015

Twenty-four years after his retrospective at the Museo Correr, Cagnaccio di San Pietro (1897-1946) comes home once more, to the museum in which he took the first official steps of his career. A selection of masterpieces illustrates the thematic range of this internationally recognised sample of Magical Realism. Discover more […]

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Cy Twombly. Paradise | Exhibition

May 6, 2015

One of the greatest masters of contemporary art, Cy Twombly (Lexington, Virginia, 1928 – Rome, 2011) returns to Venice with a major monographic exhibition curated by Julie Sylvester and Philip Larratt-Smith […]

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NEW OBJECTIVITY. Modern German Art in the Weimar Republic 1919 - 1933

May 1, 2015

Almost thirty years after the rare presentations of some of the exponents of German New Objectivity in Italy, this exhibition offers the public to explore the themes that characterise the dominant artistic trends of the Weimar Republic, focusing on the social, cultural and economic consequences of modernity, after the First World War in Germany. Discover the exhibition at Museo Correr […] […]

HENRI ROUSSEAU. Archaic candour

March 6, 2015

Produced by 24 ORE Cultura – Gruppo 24 ORE the highly awaited exhibition about Henri Rousseau comes at Palazzo Ducale in Venice. Showing over one hundred works from the most important international institutions, the exhibition will guide the attention of the Doge’s Apartments visitors on the comparison between the “Douanier” and the great protagonists between late nineteenth century and the period the Vanguards,. The exhibition is organised with the special collaboration of the Musée d’Orsay and Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris and the patronage of the Soprintendenza per i Beni Architettonici e Paesaggistici di Venezia e Laguna. […] […]


February 9, 2015

The new open space and 7-metre-high ceiling of the Conterie will offer temporary exhibitions and events on the ground floor: the first of these, from until January 17, 2016, a heartfelt tribute to the magical sculptor of glass that was the Murano-born Luciano Vistosi. […]

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PALLADIO AND RUSSIA. From Baroque to Modernism

September 27, 2014

Organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation as part of the official celebrations of the Year of Tourism Italy-Russia 2014, the exhibition focuses on the influence of Andrea Palladio, universally known as the most influential artist in the world about the art of building, on the history of Russian architecture. […] […]

LITTLE BIG THINGS. Masterpieces from Storp Collection

September 6, 2014

A significant selection of flasks and containers for perfumes from the Drom Collection, now forms the core of a new section in the refurbished museum of Palazzo Mocenigo dedicated to the history of perfume and fragrances, realised in collaboration with MAVIVE. […] […]

CHAM. Ritual dances in Tibet

June 14, 2014

The photographer Giampietro Mattolin tells the complex world of Buddhist culture seen through oneof its most symbolic aspects: the ritual dances executed in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the Himalaya […] […]

EXHIBITION OF LACES. Course of needle lace

From June 10 to June 20, 2014

The exhibition, promoted by the Foundation Civic Museums of Venice, hosts a selection of needle artifacts of the 20th century, with needle and bobbin works produced by aspiring lacemakers of the course, directed by lace teachers Cristina Brunello and Graziella Ghezzo. […] […]

FANS. Hotel Metropole Collection

From June 7 to July 11, 2014

The passion for antiques and collecting of the Beggiato family, owners of the Hotel Metropole in Venice, and the precious association with the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo represent the starting point for a fascinating exhibition of antique fans from the Hotel Metropole’s private collection […] […]

12_Glas Italia in Venice

June 4, 2014

Organised by Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and Glas Italia, the exhibition presents glass designed works by 12 International designer, simultaneously on display at Ca’ Pesaro and Palazzo Fortuny […] […]

FROM RAUSCHENBERG TO JEFF KOONS. The Ileana Sonnabend collection

May 31, 2014

Ileana Sonnabend’s collection represents a holding of inestimable cultural value for the city. In this occasion some of the great names of 20th century will be hosted at the International Gallery of Modern Art of Ca’ Pesaro: Andy Warhol, Richard Serra, Jeff Koons, Dine, Lichtenstein, Flavin, Judd, Wesselmann […] […]


From April 18 to June 15, 2014

The exhibition includes paintings and drawings that reflect one of the most important aspects of the Miroslav Kraljevć’s caree, the portraits and self-portraits painted in Paris or in his native Požega […] […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. The amazons of photography from the collection of Mario Trevisan

March 8, 2014

The exhibition presents a significant anthology of original photographs, produced by some of the leading and most famous women photographers of the 19th and 20th centuries, offering a historic and linguistic overview of the medium […] […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Barbara Paganin. Open Memory

March 8, 2014

Barbara Paganin’s work begins with a search among the antiques shops of Venice to find these little objects, which one could imagine were once jealously guarded in some child’s “treasure casket”. […] […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Anne-Karin Furunes. Shadows

March 8, 2014

In Shadows, the artist draws inspiration from the portraits of some ladies who used to visit the drawing rooms of Palazzo Pesaro degli Orfei and who were photographed several times by Mariano Fortuny […] […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Dora Maar. Despite Picasso

March 8, 2014

Dora Maar liked to alternate experimental photography with commercial work. She produced portraits, nudes, advertising photographs, photomontages and many “street” images […] […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Ritsue Mishima. Tras Forma

March 8, 2014

The thousand-year-old tradition of making glass in Venice, seen through the lens of Ritsue Mishima’s Japanese culture, results in works forming a highly contemporary alphabet. […] […]

THE IMAGE OF THE EUROPEAN CITY from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

From February 8 to May 18, 2014

The fascinating context of the European city from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment is evoked in this exhibition through an extraordinary iconographic repertory comprising over a hundred paintings, prints and drawings from prestigious public and private, Italian and foreign collections. […] […]

LEGER 1910-1930 A vision of the contemporary city

From February 8 to June 2, 2014

Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, dedicates a great exhibition to Fernand Léger and the extraordinary experience of the European avant-garde, with a focus on the representation of the contemporary city […] […]

GIUSEPPE PANZA DI BIUMO. American dialogues

From February 2 to May 4, 2014

The exhibition aims to pay tribute to one of the leading protagonists of international collecting of the 20th century, Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, a man whose passion, intuition and faith in contemporary art have made it possible to create one of the most interesting collections of post-war American art […] […]


January 26, 2014

In the renovated space of the Doge’s Apartment in Palazzo Ducale, the exhibition aims to tell – through works from the prestigious collections of the Museo Correr, its library and its drawing cabinet, prints and numismatics – the historical evolution of this symbol, which returns in paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, coins, medals and insignia of traditional power, in memory of the extraordinary life of a world collapsed in 1797 and later immortalized in the size of the myth. […] […]


January 11, 2014

Palazzo Mocenigo opens the new year with an exhibition of contemporary textile art. The 23° edition of Miniartextil, organized by Arte & Arte Como and curated by prof. Luciano Caramel, is dedicated to “eros” […] […]

ANNA MORO LIN. The nature of things

December 13, 2013

The installation of Anna Moro Lin at the House of Carlo Goldoni has as key element the time, which drives everything and transforms everything. A reflection on the nature of things, on the evolution of life, the dynamism that comes from order to disorder […] […]

CAMERA 1953/1964. The years of Romeo Martinez

December 12, 2013

The exhibition reconstructs, via the most significant issues of “Camera” and photographic documentation concerning the most important phases of Romeo Martinez’ work, the period of the “International Photography Biennials”, organised between 1957 and 1965 in Venice […] […]


From December 7, 2013 to April 28, 2014

This year sees the start of a new and fascinating investigation at Ca’ Rezzonico, the symbol of 18th century Venice, into landscape painting. Among the leading figures of the genre, which is at the centre of a necessary re-evaluation, was Pietro Bellotto, Canaletto’s nephew and the younger brother of Bernardo Bellotti […] […]


October 12, 2013

The exhibition of the International Underwater Photography Contest “City of Venice 2013″ organised by the Committee of UnderwaterPhotoVenice, by the Club Subacqueo San Marco and by Gruppo Argo Ricerche Subacquee, returns to the museum’s fascinating Cetaceans gallery, with a series of extraordinary photographs selected by an expert jury. […] […]


From September 28, 2013 to April 27, 2014

Taking the large canvas by Carlo and Gabriele Caliari showing Doge Marino Grimani receiving the Persian ambassadors (1603) on display in the Sala delle Quattro Porte as its starting point, the exhibition aims to illustrate the excellent diplomatic relations between the Serenissima and Safavid Persia at the time of Shah Abbas the Great (1587-1629) […] […]


From June 1 to November 25, 2013

Ileana Sonnabend, perhaps one of the leading discoverers of fresh talent of the late 20th century, is remembered at Ca’ Pesaro thanks to the exceptional ong-term loan to the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia of 30 works from the Sonnabend Collection of New York. […] […]

TAPIES. The eye of the artist

June 1, 2013

A year after the death of the brilliant Catalan artist, a key exponent of international informal art, the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and Vervoordt Foundation pay tribute to him through a fascinating exhibition aiming to reveal the profound essence of the art produced by this major figure in 20th century art […] […]

ANNA SKIBSKA. Metamorphoses of forms

May 31, 2013

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We inform our visitors that in the Glass Museum there are ongoing works of building enlargement. For this reason, the rooms of the exhibitions “Eraldo Mauro: darkroom. Slides” and “Anna Skibska. Metamorfosi delle forme” are temporarily closed to the public. We apologize for the inconvenience. […] […]


May 31, 2013

Regatta boats were extravagantly decorated by leading artists and these designs today are documented by one of the most important collections of prints and drawingsconserved in the Gabinetto dei disegni e delle stampe in Museo Correr, now displayed after a long period out of public sight, at Ca’ Rezzonico […] […]

A VERY LIGHT ART. Mario Airò / Stefano Arienti / Cerith Wyn Evans / Flavio Favelli / Luigi Ontani / Gabriel Orozco / Heimo Zobernig

May 31, 2013

Situated in the historic environs of the Ca’ Rezzonico Museum, this exhibition showcases the work of artists who master space and material in relation to context. The unique aspect of all the works selected is their emphasis on craftsmanship and technical finesse, almost all of them the product of high Italian artistry. […] […]

CONTEMPORARY BESTIARY. Between art and science, Italian artists from the ACACIA collection

May 31, 2013

For the 2013 edition of the Venice Biennale, contemporary art will enter the Museo di Storia Naturale di Venezia, invited to create a dialogue with the museum’s holdings in an alternation of grand effect and microscopic surprise based on formal analogy and similarity of content. […] […]


May 31, 2013

The splendid rooms of the Museo Correr will be the setting for the first major Italian retrospective dedicated to one of the greatest of living sculptors: Sir Anthony Caro […] […]

ERALDO MAURO. Darkroom: slides

May 31, 2013

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We inform our visitors that in the Glass Museum there are ongoing works of building enlargement. For this reason, the rooms of the exhibitions “Eraldo Mauro: darkroom. Slides” and “Anna Skibska. Metamorfosi delle forme” are temporarily closed to the public. We apologize for the inconvenience. […] […]

SEGUSO: Art Glass: 1932/1973

May 18, 2013

Covering a chronological period ranging from the creation of the company to the period in which the members of the family separate, stimulated to try different, independent roads, the exhibition traces out the fundamental artistic contribution made by this famous glass maker. […] […]

FLORA VIALE. Sacred fragments

May 18, 2013

The exhibition shows laces by Flore Viale, an Italo-American artist who, elaborating the problems posed by her sensitivity and perception, produces a series of “fragments” charged with meanings and queries for which she seeks answers. […] […]


May 18, 2013

The applied art of Antonella Zaggia, a Venetian artist who has for years worked in a “theatrical” setting, arrives at Casa Goldoni with her collection of papier mâché jewels. […] […]


May 18, 2013

The project rediscovers and at the same time stresses the work of Emilio Vedova and, with some of his most forceful works, makes possible a comparison with the glorious artistic history of Venice within two of its leading museum […] […]

THE LAGOON: Defence of Venice 2013

May 14, 2013

The Parco della Laguna di Venezia is organizing a competition for infant and primary schools in the Procinve of Venice with the aim of ecnouraging knowledge about the lagoon: works are exhibited at the Museum […] […]


April 30, 2013

The conclusing phase of the MUS-E Project will take place at the Natural History Museum of Venice. This year, the MUS-E classes will embark on adventurous expeditions to distant lands to seek out populations with unknown customs and incomprehensible languages […] […]

MANET. Return to Venice

April 24, 2013

EXTENDED TILL 1st SEPTEMBER 2013 “Manet. Return to Venice” is the exhibition Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia hosts from 24th April 2013 in the monumental rooms of the Doge’s Palace. It includeS about 80 paintings, drawings and prints, and has been planned with the special collaboration of the Musée D’Orsay in Paris, which possesses the largest number of masterpieces by this extraordinary painter […] […]

SHARKLIFE. Protect sharks in the Mediterranean

April 13, 2013

The Natural History Museum in Venice hosts the traveling exhibition “Sharklife” carried out as a project of research and conservation of sharks and rays […] […]

NOT ONLY GIUSEPPE VERDI. The unpublished librettos by Francesco Maria Piave

March 9, 2013

The bicentenary of Verdi’s birth provides the opportunity to display a precious and unpublished collection of 20 autograph librettos by Francesco Maria Piave, a celebrated librettist and composer from Murano, whose most prolific work was for Giuseppe Verdi, for whom he wrote ten librettos […] […]


March 9, 2013

After the conclusion of the first phase of the ARVe Project, a selection of the best shots, collected by vounteers in the first three years of the project, are exhibited in the Cetaceans Gallery of the Museum […] […] […]

VENETIAN FORTRESSES in Mediterranean Sea

March 8, 2013

Displayed in the seat of the Serenissima’s “power”, and making use of the interesting documents loaned from the Gabinetto di Cartografia (Maps Cabinet) and Library of Museo Correr, the exhibition reconstructs the Venetian military defence systems and fortresses of the Stato da Mar. […] […]

FASHION VOCATIONS: 8 March with Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

March 8, 2013

As part of the larger “DoVe – Donne a Venezia Creatività, economia e felicità” event, the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia is celebrating the 8th March with an exceptional representative, fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, who will be displaying a selection of her creations in the Ballroom of the Correr […] […]

BIROLLI, DELUIGI, SANTOMASO, VEDOVA. Works from Venice Biennial 1948

March 7, 2013

The exhibition offers an instrument to reconsider and examine the links between the history of the Ca’ Pesaro collection and that of the Biennale, which have for many years been inextricably bound together […] […]

MIRCO MARCHELLI. Silent scene for low clouds

February 9, 2013

The “Fortuny and Wagner” exhibition at Palazzo Fortuny boats the contribution of an Italian contemporary artist, Mirco Marchelli. He presents in this occasion a musical installation and a series of paintings and sculptures entitled “Silent scene for low clouds”. […] […]

AMALRIC WALTER. The rediscovery of the pate de verre

February 2, 2013

The secrets and creative innovations associated with pâte de verre, one of the most ancient and unusual ways of working glass, is examined in a major exhibition dedicated to the French artist, Amalric Walter […] […]

FROM PRIVATE TO PUBLIC: laces of the Adele Fornoni Bisacco Palazzi Collection

February 2, 2013

The group of works from the “Adele Fornoni Bisacco collection”, one of the most important series in the Lace Museum, reconstructs the general outline of the history of this antique and extraordinary art […] […]


December 8, 2012

From December 8th 2012 to April 8th 2013 – The result of a long research on the iconographic and aesthetic influence of Richard Wagner and the ‘Wagnerism’ on the visual arts in Italy between the end of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th […] […]


October 12, 2012

The autumn dossier exhibition will instead be dedicated to the vast collection of illuminated manuscripts of the Doges’ Promissio and Commissions […] […]

JEWELS. Murrine

October 7, 2012

Giusy Moretti presents her collection of murrine, opening a fascinating chapter dedicated to the Moretti family and his historic activity […] […]

Francesco Guardi - 1712/1793

September 29, 2012

In the third centenary of the birth of Francesco Guardi, the last great landscape artist of the 18th century, the monographic exhibition aims to highlight his complex artistic production […] […]


September 26, 2012

Drawings and paintings showing battles, realized by Francesco Simonini (Parma 1686-1766), will be displayed for the the first time at Ca’ Rezzonico […] […]


September 1, 2012

Two great masters of contemporary art, significant exponents of the latest generation of the Gruppo Zero, meet after almost 50 years for this exhibition […] […]

RAFFAELE BOSCHINI. Graphic works 1912-1925

September 1, 2012

Ca’ Pesaro has numerous prints, thanks to a sizeable donation from the family. This was the artist’s favourite area, comprising drawings, watercolours, engravings, woodcuts, drypoints, aquatints, lithographs and monotypes […] […]


September 1, 2012

A refined and never commonplace artist, Annamaria Zanella presents a wide-ranging selection of her most recent creations at Palazzo Fortuny. Materials of jewellery are transformed into precious forms and geometries narrating fragments of the artist’s personal life, going beyond the mere function of ornament. […] […]

TRAME DI MODA. Women and style at the Venice Film Festival

September 1, 2012

Thanks to a visually dazzling display, exceptional garments and documents, the exhibition makes it possible to click into a truly unique productive and cultural sector

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September 1, 2012

The exhibition documents the œuvre of Franco Vimercati (Milan, 1940-2001) through the presence of over 100 of his works. Concentration and sequences of images are the peculiar aspects of his work. […] […]


September 1, 2012

“Risonanze” is Helg first exhibition in an Italian Museum. It includes a selection of twenty-four colour works, many of them are unreleased photographs, specially created by the artist for Palazzo Fortuny. […] […]


September 1, 2012

Visitors can enjoy a full approach to the poetic elements of Maurizio Donzelli’s work, always focused on the concept of drawing, the discovery of images, the observer’s unavoidability in the definition of work of art, in the relation between light and colour […] […]

TIEPOLO NERO. Graphic work and engraved plates

July 22, 2012

An important opportunity to explore some artistic materials that are surprisingly little-known but of great significance for the study of the history of art […] […]

CONTEMPORARY GLASS. The future beyond transparency.

July 7, 2012

Offering a bird’s eye view of the tradition of contemporary glass, this exhibition is a moment of reflection on more recent glass production, completing the historical visit of the permanent collection of the Murano Glass Museum […] […]

2012 MINIARTEXTIL. Energheia

June 26, 2012

Through almost subliminal stimuli, the weave and warp meet to describe the creative universe underlying the unstoppable evolution of the artistic syntax of this extraordinary, ancient medium […] […]

MURRINO GLASS, from Altino to Murano

June 16, 2012

Murano glassmakers revived this antique method after long study of the archaeological material present in the museum at Murano and in other important archaeological collections […] […]


May 26, 2012

MUS-E is a European multicultural project dedicated to children that seeks, through artistic experiences, to counter isolation and social difficulties in schools […] […]

ISTORIA D'AMORE A NIPPO (1917) by Arturo Martini

May 18, 2012

Arturo Martini presents a dramatic, mysterious love story in which the characters, surrounded by a wild and harsh nature, indicated by a firm, bold line, live the events of their lives […] […]


May 18, 2012

In tribute to the America’s Cup, more than 50 rare examples of marine cartography dating from the 14th to the 18th century […] […]


May 12, 2012

Works that express a happy combination of art and design on display at the Palazzo Mocenigo Museum in a lively contrast with the world of fashion […] […]

SAN MICHELE IN ISOLA. An Island of Knowledge.

May 12, 2012

The year 2012 sees the millenary of the foundation of the Camoldolese Order, and the celebration of the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the Venetian Camoldolese monastery of San Michele in Isola […] […]

LA LAGUNA: tante isole, un parco

April 28, 2012

A competition for infantS and primary schools in the province of Venice with the aim of promoting awareness of the lagoon and to encourage the children to defend their natural, historic and cultural heritage […] […]

THE SPIRIT OF KLIMT: Galileo Chini, Vittorio Zecchin and major decoration cycles in Venice

March 31, 2012

An exhibition dedicated to the influence of the great Italian painting on Italian art in the early 20th century, culminating with the 1910 Venice Biennale […] […]

GUSTAV KLIMT in the Sign of Hoffmann and the Secession

March 24, 2012

Almost a century after his acclaimed participation at the Venice Biennale (1910), Gustav Klimt returns to the lagoon as the protagonist of a remarkable exhibition to be held in Museo Correr […] […]


March 17, 2012

Four contemporary artists – Franco Costalonga, Nadia Costantini, Gea D’Este, and Claudia Steiner – will be the protagonists of the Tessuto non tessuto exhibition […] […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Avere una bella cera. Le figure in cera a Venezia e in Italia

March 10, 2012

The world’s first exhibition on wax portraits will analyse a field that has been studied very little by art historians: that of life-size wax figures […] […]

SPRING AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. Diana Vreeland. After Diana Vreeland

March 10, 2012

This is the first major exhibition to be dedicated to the extraordinary and complex Diana Vreeland. It will explore the many sides of her work and seek to offer a fresh approach with which to interpret the elements of her style and thinking […] […]


February 24, 2012

The fine prints drawn by Canaletto and engraved by Giambattista Brustolon, well-known even to the general public, but their interest here lies in the fact that most of the subjects show scenes within the Doge’s Palace […] […]

GENNARO FAVAI visioni e orizzonti 1879-1958.

December 17, 2011

Un’importante retrospettiva che si propone di riscoprire, ripercorrere e documentare, attraverso oltre 200 opere il complesso itinerario artistico di Gennaro Favai […] […]

ARMENIA. Imprints of a civilization.

December 16, 2011

The exhibition will mark the fifth centenary of the first book printed in the Armenian language and will act as the official launch of the jubilee celebrations taking place in the Armenian capital Yerevan, a UNESCO World Book Capital for 2012 […] […]


December 9, 2011

A major exhibition that traces the last 150 years of history, through nearly 200 works, including the most representative of the Museum’s collection, and illustrative of the uniqueness of its creators […] […]

ALEXANDRE VASSILIEV. ELEGANCE IN EXILE. Between fashion and costume, the Diaghilev Era.

October 17, 2011

The exhibition aims to tell the story of the cultural atmosphere and ambience of the Russian intelligentsia and the international prestige of Diaghilev’s famous Ballets Russes […] […]


October 1, 2011

The thousand-year old relationship between Venice and Egypt narrated for the first time ever through more than 300 works […] […]


June 4, 2011

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June 4, 2011

The exhibition provides the rare opportunity of examining the plurality of the artist’s work and his ability to combine the most diverse formal languages. […] […]


June 4, 2011

In conjunction with the 54th Venice Biennale, the Museum of Ca’ Pesaro presents a site-specific project by Anita Sieff at […] […]

VENEZIA CHE SPERA. Unification with Italy (1859-1866).

March 16, 2011

Organised as part of the celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, which culminate in the […] […]


March 5, 2011

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March 5, 2011

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ROBERTA DI CAMERINO, The Revolution of Colour

March 5, 2011

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THE ADVENTURE OF GLASS. A millennium of Venetian art.

December 11, 2010

After almost thirty years, once again the Correr Museum is hosting a prestigious exhibition on glass, a continuation, from a […] […]


October 5, 2010

After the success achieved at the Vittoriano in Rome, with over 40,000 visitors, and in Ravenna, Milan, Stresa and Mantua, […] […]

THE POETICS OF WRITTEN SPACE. Handwriting and calligraphy.

October 2, 2010

The exhibition, part of the educational activities proposed by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, presents an itinerary that is […] […]

ERMANNO NASON. Guerriero del vetro.

September 18, 2010

The exhibition includes around a hundred famous works by Ermanno Nason (Murano, 1928), the great glass maker maestro and member […] […]


September 4, 2010

Forty large images by Luca Campigotto (Venice, 1962), offer a journey through nature as a path of initiation and necessity […] […]

GIORGIO VIGNA Different Natures

September 4, 2010

A site-specific project developed by Giorgio Vigna (Verona, 1955) especially for the Wabi-Sabi in the middle of the third floor […] […]


September 4, 2010

Already anticipated by some of the artist’s works on display or “scattered” around the first floor, the exhibition covers all […] […]


September 4, 2010

Twentyone still lifes by Giorgio Morandi (Bologna, 1890 – 1964), some of which are from private collections and are on […] […]

ALBERTO ZORZI Unicum – Jewellery and Silvers 2000-2010

September 4, 2010

In the area dedicated to collections, fabrics and paintings, amidst the unique atmosphere of Fortuny, diverse exhibits are on display […] […]


September 4, 2010

Nuala Goodman (Dublin, 1962), who combines fashion, design and painting to reinterpret furniture, objects, and carpets with her flock-printed fabrics […] […]


September 4, 2010

The exihibition presents an extraordinary series of rare Delphos, the legendary clothes in plissé (finely pleated silk), together with capes, […] […]

TONY CRAGG. In 4D from flux to stability.

August 29, 2010

A project conceived especially for Ca’ Pesaro by one of the protagonists of sculpture today, Tony Cragg (Liverpool, 1949). With […] […]

GIACOMO FAVRETTO (1849–1887). Venice fascination and seduction.

July 31, 2010

Owing to the quality of his painting, his highly original development, the similarity with the works of other artists close […] […]

SAFET ZEC. The power of painting.

May 8, 2010

The exhibition offers over one hundred and thirty works comprising oils, temperas, drawings in pencil, sketches and preparatory studies, large […] […]


March 27, 2010

The exceptional nucleus of armour, helmets and accessories of the Koelliker collection in Milan. The war-garments of the Samurai – […] […]


March 27, 2010

CITY OF CITIES is a site-specific installation by Francesco Candeloro (Venice, 1974), articulated in a series of large works – […] […]

FORMS OF THE MODERN. Sculpture at Ca’ Pesaro. From Medardo Rosso to Viani, and Rodin to Arturo Martini.

March 9, 2010

Around thirty large sculptures belonging to the famous sculpture collection of Ca’ Pesaro are arranged in a completely new itinerary […] […]

REDISCOVERING THE MUSEUM. The revival of the second half of the 19th century. Antonio Salviati and Vincenzo Zanetti.

February 6, 2010

“Rediscovering Museums” is a series of exhibitions which aims to exploit the full potential of core collections that are generally […] […]

800 Unpublished Drawings from the Venetian 19th Century.

December 19, 2009

The collection of drawings from the Venetian 19th century at the Museo Correr is one of the biggest on the […] […]


July 4, 2009

The exhibition is part of the initiatives promoted and financed by the Veneto Regional Authorities, coordinated by the Regional Committee […] […]

BERNARDÍ ROIG. Shadows must dance.

June 5, 2009

Shadows Must Dance is an exhibition project conceived specifically for Ca’ Pesaro by Bernardi Roig, one of the most important […] […]


May 23, 2009

Luciano Gaspari (Venice, 1913 – 2007), a painter and designer who worked in the lively world of Venetian art from […] […]

ROBERTO CAPUCCI at Palazzo Fortuny

March 7, 2009

Roberto Capucci and Mariano Fortuny: artistic forms and ideas. Mariano – painter, set designer, inventor of lights and costumes, alchemist […] […]

REDISCOVERING THE MUSEUM. Murano 1797-1859 from the collections of the Glass Museum.

December 6, 2008

“Rediscovering Museums” is a series of exhibitions which aims to exploit the full potential of core collections that are generally […] […]

KUNIAKI KUROKI. The Rimpa and Hiroshige. Expression of Japanese aesthetics through glass.

November 29, 2008

Involving the collaboration of both Ca’ Pesaro museums – the International Gallery of Modern Art and the Museum of Oriental […] […]

DEPERO. Works from the Fedrizzi Collection.

November 1, 2008

The Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia are opening the celebrations marking the centennial of futurism – that will have its […] […]


September 25, 2008

Eduard Angeli (Vienna, 1942) is a leading figure on the contemporary Austrian art scene and this exhibition presents the results […] […]

MARCELLO MORANDINI. Art, Architecture, Design.

September 12, 2008

Forty years after his first major show in Venice – a room dedicated to his work at the 1968 Venice […] […]

CESARE LAURENTI. The Rialto Fish Market.

September 11, 2008

The Rialto Fish market, the Pescheria, is one of the distinguishing marks of neo-historical and urban architecture of the early […] […]

IMAGES OF THE 18th CENTURY FROM THE RAVA' COLLECTION. Books, bindings and engravings.

June 15, 2008

This exhibition, curated by Piero Lucchi and Monica Viero, presents a selection of works taken from the collection of Aldo […] […]

ABDURRAHMAN ÖZTOPRAK. The Sublime Figures of the Leaping Heart from the Elgiz Collection, Istanbul.

May 31, 2008

Curated by Necmi Sönmez, Michela Rizzo and Vittorio Urbani, is organised by Musei Civici Veneziani and Elgiz Collection di Istanbul […] […]

FAREVETRO. Artistic creation and craft techniques in 100 different works.

May 29, 2008

VetroVetro brings together some eleven companies that produce solely on Murano: Anfora, DinoRosin Arte Studio, Effe, Formia, Galliano Ferro, Gino […] […]


May 17, 2008

Exit-Entry is an installation that Angelo Zennaro designed specifically for Ca’ Pesaro. Entirely hand-made using the technique of ‘glass fusion’, […] […]

A WORLD OF PAPER - Isabelle de Borchgrave encounters Mariano Fortuny

March 15, 2008

Including clothes, accessories and trompe-l’oeil creations, the eighty-plus pieces in this show are all made of paper by the Belgian […] […]


February 16, 2008

A courageous project – an exhibition conceived as a single work of art, with 9 rooms on the second floor […] […]

MICHELE MARIESCHI (1710-1743). Engravings of city views.

January 4, 2008

After shows dedicated to Tiepolo, Longhi, Canaletto, Fontebasso and Carlevarijs, the extensive collection of the Museo Correr Print and Drawing […] […]

EDGARD CHAHINE (1874 – 1947). Images of Parisian life in the early 20th century.

December 20, 2007

Who was Edgard Chahine? In Paris in the early 1900s he was more famous than Bonnard. A draughtsman lionised by […] […]

TECH-TILE Stephen Bottomley

December 15, 2007

After Artempo, Palazzo Fortuny re-opens. At the first floor, the collection of paintings, precious fabrics and lamps evoke the work […] […]

Maria Grazia Rosin - GELATINE LUX

December 15, 2007

Laid out on the ground floor of Palazzo Fortuny, these thirty-five site specific works by master glass-blowers from Murano are […] […]

SPHERES OF THE HEAVENS SPHERES OF EARTH. Celestial and terrestrial globes (16th-20th century).

September 28, 2007

The first exhibition in Italy to be dedicated exclusively to the theme, this offers a fascinating insight into both the […] […]

ARTEMPO - Where Times Becomes Art

June 9, 2007

It examines the relationship between art, time and the power of display, representing a breadth of cultures and periods and […] […]


June 8, 2007

With this large retrospective show at the Museo Correr, the Musei Civici Veneziani celebrates the work of Enzo Cucchi, one […] […]

DALLA LUCE ALLA REALIZZAZIONE. Pensare, progettare e realizzare con il vetro.

April 14, 2007

More than an individual exhibition, this is part of a multi-faceted project launched by Angelo Zennaro in 2004 with the […] […]


March 24, 2007

Like J.W. Turner and other great 19th century artists, Sargent was fascinated by Venice. The man himself had grown up in […] […]

AMLETO AND DONATO SARTORI: THE THEATRE MASK. Beyond the Mask of Commedia dell'Arte: From Goldoni to Teatro Nuovo.

February 2, 2007

In February, for the Carnevale di Venezia and in collaboration with the City Council which promotes its activities, the Biennale […] […]

FRANCESCO FONTEBASSO (1707 - 1769). Album of Drawings.

December 16, 2006

Francesco Fontebasso was a leading figure in the flourishing world of 18th century Venetian painting; like the city’s other ‘itinerant […] […]

IDA BARBARIGO - Terrestrials

September 2, 2006

The show comprises around 200 recent works by the Venetian-born artist, drawn mainly from her own studio collection. Produced between […] […]

WORDS AND IMAGES. Moments in the history of printing and print-making from the Museo Correr collection.

June 9, 2006

Drawing upon normally unexhibited material from the museum’s collections – including its Cabinet of Drawings and Prints and Library of […] […]

THE DREAM OF VENICE. Thirty Paintings by Miranda Visonà 1912-1989.

May 6, 2006

The thirty works in the exhibition date from the 1930s to the 1950s, a period when Miranda Visonà immersed herself […] […]

CANALETTO–BRUSTOLON. The Ducal Festivities: Copperplates and Prints from the Museo Correr Collection.

April 21, 2006

Ten splendid engraved copperplates by Giambattista Brustolon, based on drawings by Canaletto. These are on dispaly with twelve of the engravings […] […]


April 8, 2006

Organised by the Musei Civici Veneziani – in collaboration with Fondation Arp – Clamart, Stiftung Hans Arp und Sophie Taeuber-Arp […] […]

UGO VALERI. Sentiment and unease.

March 3, 2006

Organized by the Musei Civici Venezia and Edizionitrart, the exhibition displays around 100 works in oil, tempera, ink and pencil, […] […]

A MODIGLIANI MASTERPIECE AT CA' PESARO. 'La femme à l'éventail' from the Musée d'Art Modernede la Ville de Paris.

February 1, 2006

Painted in 1919, shortly before the artist’s death, La femme à l’éventail – one of the masterpieces from the Paris […] […]

PIETRO LONGHI. Draughtsman: Drawings from the Museum Correr Collection.

January 28, 2006

From the rich collection of prints and drawings in the Museo Correr, some 50 drawings by Pietro Longhi. The focus […] […]


December 18, 2005

Produced in collaboration with the ATIF – Associazione Torinese Immagine e Fumetto – this is a ‘documentary’ exhibition. The thirty-five […] […]

FORTUNY: THE ARTIST’S EYE - Panoramas, portraits and other visions

December 17, 2005

Mariano Fortuny’s atelier is once more opening for the public, with an exhibition which covers not only the period in […] […]

EMANUELE LUZZATI. Marco Polo’s Il Milione.

December 10, 2005

In this anniversary year, the exhibition brings together the surprising images created by Luzzati and a number of precious artefacts […] […]

FROM BELLINI TO TIEPOLO. Great Venetian painting from Sorlini Foundation.

October 29, 2005

The exhibition presents a rich selection of works from the vast Sorlini collection. These fifty Venetian paintings date from the […] […]

A GAUGUIN MASTERPIECE AT CA' PESARO. 'Le Cheval blanc' from the Musée d'Orsay.

October 14, 2005

Paul Gauguin’s Le Cheval blanc at Ca’Pesaro until 23 January 2006. The painting is on loan by kind concession of […] […]

MAURIZIO PELLEGRIN. Isole: Transit and Flow.

September 3, 2005

The project consists of installations, film, sculpture and photography, which together form one large single work: Isole. Each individual section […] […]

MAURIZIO PELLEGRIN. Isole: Memory and Permanence.

September 3, 2005

The project consists of installations, film, sculpture and photography, which together form one large single work: Isole. Each individual section […] […]

MAURIZIO PELLEGRIN. Isole, the third space.

September 3, 2005

The project consists of installations, film, sculpture and photography, which together form one large single work: Isole. Each individual section […] […]

BICE LAZZARI. Abstract Emotion.

August 6, 2005

Organised by the Musei Civici Veneziani in collaboration with Archivio Lazzari di Roma and curated by Renato Miracco and Flavia […] […]


June 11, 2005

The exhibition, curated by Dominique Païni, is organised in concomitance with the 51st Venice Visual Arts Biennale and with the […] […]


June 11, 2005

The works brought together at the Museo Correr represent more than 50 years of development in Freud’s art: the handling […] […]


June 8, 2005

Organised by the Musei Civici Veneziani and curated by Enzo Di Martino and Flavia Scotton, the exhibition will be open […] […]

THE VENETIAN PARTISAN. Art for the Resistance.

April 23, 2005

Organised as part of the celebrations for the sixtieth anniversary of the Liberation, the show hinges on Leoncillo Leonardi’s sculpture […] […]

VERONESE. Myths, Portraits, Allegories.

February 13, 2005

The exhibition is curated by Giandomenico Romanelli and Claudio Strinati and organised in collaboration with the Musée du Luxembourg. Produced […] […]

Shoah, l’infanzia rubata

January 10, 2005

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TIEPOLO. Etching plates from the Museo Correr Collection.

December 15, 2004

Following the remarkable critical and public success of the exhibition dedicated to the Tiepolo drawings, which attracted over thirty thousand […] […]

SENZA POSA - Quaranta immagini di Alessandara Chemollo e Fulvio Orsenigo

October 8, 2004

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EA TABLE GLASS. Table Glassware.

September 25, 2004

Under the Patronage of the Regione Veneto, this exhibition, organised by the Trieste Contemporanea Committee in collaboration with Musei Civici […] […]

LINA BO BARDI. The freedom of architecture.

September 10, 2004

On the occasion of the 9th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, the University Iuav and the Civic Museums […] […]


September 4, 2004

Organised by Musei Civici Veneziani and the Tate Britain , the exhibition is curated by Ian Warrell, Collections Curator at […] […]

VIVEREVENEZIA3__in the labyrinth

September 3, 2004

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July 12, 2004

Housed on the first and second floor of the Museo Correr, the exhibition will be open to the public from […] […]


June 5, 2004

Organised by Musei Civici Veneziani, the exhibition will be open to the public from 5 Juni to 4 Juli 2004. […] […]


June 5, 2004

The ground floor of Ca’ Pesaro is hosting a show of works of sculpture given to the Museum over the […] […]

WORKS DONATED TO CA' PESARO. The Death of Othello. Homage to Pompeo Marino Molmenti.

June 5, 2004

Thanks to the Venice International Foundation, Ca’ Pesaro has recently acquired three paintings by Pompeo Marino Molmenti (1819-1894). This important […] […]

TERRITORY IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY. From cartography to digital mapping.

May 1, 2004

Housed on the first and second floor of the Museo Correr, the exhibition will be open to the public from […] […]


April 4, 2004

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MARIANO FORTUNY: JOURNEY TO EGYPT - An Artist's Photographic Notebook

March 27, 2004

More than sixty fascinating images; previously unpublished, these were taken by the artist during a visit to Egypt in 1938. […] […]


December 12, 2003

This exhibition charts the history of the Fenice Opera House through designs for various productions put on there from the […] […]

La Biennale di Venezia. 50° Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Croazia

June 15, 2003

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La Biennale di Venezia. 50° Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Lituania

June 15, 2003

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Angiola Churchill – Beyond the Garden

April 5, 2003

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Vasi Comunicanti, Paesaggi della grafica contemporanea

October 13, 2002

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Brasil Connects Venice - 49° Biennale d'Arte

June 7, 2001

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SATIRI, CENTAURI E PULCINELLI. Gli affreschi restaurati di Giandomenico Tiepolo conservati a Ca' Rezzonico.

October 21, 2000

Third son of Giambattista Tiepolo and Cecilia Guardi (the sister of the painters Francesco and Antonio Guardi), Giandomenico was born […] […]

Mariano Fortuny

December 11, 1999

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December 15th 2011

Ca’ Rezzonico houses an important selection of porcelains providing an overview of almost all major European manufacturers […] […]


December 15th 2011

Ca’ Rezzonico houses an extraordinary collection of sculptural sketch models, whose provenance is just as important as the intrinsic value of the pieces […] […]


JULIAN SCHNABEL. Permanently becoming and the architecture of seeing.

MAURIZIO PELLEGRIN. Isole: the everyday cult, symbolism and representation.

September 3rd

The project consists of installations, film, sculpture and photography, which together form one large single work: Isole. Each individual section has […] […]

MARISA BRONZINI. Textile 1939-2007.

March 29th

Marisa Bronzini (1920-2007) undisputed maestro and delicate weaver, is one of the leading exponent of the Contemporary Textile Art. This homage presents […] […]


October 27th

An exhibition of costumes by Danilo Donati for the films of Pier Paolo Pasolini curated by the Sartoria Teatrale Farani […] […]

RUTH ADLER SCHNEE. A passion for color.

June 4th

In conjunction with the 54th Biennale of Art, the Venice Civic Museums Foundation will host two modern textile shows, as […] […]

MINIARTEXTIL. A textile experience.

June 4th

In conjunction with the 54th Biennale of Art, the Venice Civic Museums Foundation will host two modern textile shows, as […] […]


May 14th

Clothes as self-portraits. This is what IDENTIKIT aims to show in this group work created by the ARCI VERDEAQUA art […] […]


January 14th

With Impermanenze, Teodolinda Caorlin exhibits at Palazzo Mocenigo a comprehensive retrospective on her long and critical path in the Fiber Art […] […]



The exhibition presents a selection of six works of sculpture, a print and a video, whose most apparent formal link is the color black. […] […]


SHOZO SHIMAMOTO. From Gutai to Proxima 1955-2004.

TIEPOLO. Drawings from the Museo Correr Collection.

September 2nd 2004

The exhibition, curated by Attilia Dorigato and staged by Daniela Ferretti, is housed on the second floor of the Museum […] […]