Current exhibitions


From May 9, 2014 to April 30, 2015

This project was presented at the 2013 Venice Art Biennale and is now on show in the Museo del Merletto at Burano, the most fitting venue that shows the complexity of analogies and interactions between art and environment that inspired the work. [...] [...]

PORCELAIN from the collection of Marino Nani Mocenigo

From June 14, 2014 to May 4, 2015

The porcelain collection of Marino Nani Mocenigo will be displayed in the rooms of Ca’ Rezzonico. The exhibition will present 338 pieces produced by the most important manufactories of Europe [...] [...]

AUTUMN AT PALAZZO FORTUNY. The Divine Marchesa. Art and life of Luisa Casati from the Belle Époque to the Spree Years

From October 4 to March 8, 2014

The exhibition in Palazzo Fortuny intends to document the life of the extravagant lady and recreate the charm and atmosphere of fin-de-siècle Venice, with its mix of Art nouveau elegance and avant-garde stimuli [...] [...]

PER IL BENE DELLA PACE. Il lungo cammino verso l’Europa dalla pace di Bologna alla Dichiarazione dei diritti dell’uomo (1530-1789)

From October 25, 2014 to May 3, 2015

On the occasion of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (July 1 to December 31), the exhibition “Per il bene della Pace. Il lungo cammino verso l’Europa dalla pace di Bologna alla Dichiarazione dei diritti dell’uomo (1530-1789)” celebrates peace as the supreme value of European culture. Visit the exhibition set up in the Chamber of the Scrutinio by buying the entrance ticket of Palazzo Ducale. [...] [...]

THE POETRY OF LIGHT. Venetian drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Washington

From December 6, 2014 to March 15, 2015

From the National Gallery of Art one of the most important collections of Venetian drawings in the world shown in a major exhibition at Museo Correr. A selected group of artworks composed between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries and brought back in Venice for an unrepeatable exploration of the artistic genius of the great Venetian masters and their relationship with the art of drawing. [...] [...]


From January 31 to March 29, 2015

“Les Bourgeois de Calais à Venise”, the well-known sculptural group by Auguste Rodin, has given inspiration for the new exhibition of Candida Höfer, one of the leading exponents of the so-called Düsseldorf School. [...] [...]


From February 9 to August 30, 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 February 9 to May 30, a heartfelt tribute to the magical sculptor of glass that was the Murano-born Luciano Vistosi. [...] [...]

HENRI ROUSSEAU. Archaic candour

From March 6 to July 5, 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 Superintendence for Architectural and Landscape Heritage of Venice and the Lagoon. [...] [...]