Current exhibitions

LUCIANO VISTOSI. Sculptor

From February 9 to August 31, 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 August 31, a heartfelt tribute to the magical sculptor of glass that was the Murano-born Luciano Vistosi. […] […]


HENRI ROUSSEAU. Archaic candour

From March 6 to September 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. […] […]


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

From May 1 to August 30, 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 […] […]


CAGNACCIO DI SAN PIETRO The appeal of New Objectivity

From May 6 to September 27, 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 […] […]


Cy Twombly. Paradise | Exhibition

From May 6 to September 13, 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 […] […]


THE LEADING THREAD. An Exhibition/Installation by Federica Marangoni

From May 8 to September 13, 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. […] […]


PROPORTIO | Exhibition

From May 9 to November 22, 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. […] […]


LESLIE HIRST. The thread of messages

From May 30 to August 1, 2015

Halfway between writing and visual art, the work of the American painter Leslie Hirst subtly challenge the way we are used to read the signs of language. The artist’s work showed up in this exhibition at Burano Lace Museum is to recalls the important link between the lace and different cultures. […] […]


MINIARTEXTIL. Gea | Exhibition

From June 5 to August 30, 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. […] […]


THE RAPE OF VENICE. Andrea Morucchio | Installation

From June 6 to November 22, 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 […] […]


MADAGASIKARA. A photographic journey by Franco Andreone

From June 13 to August 2, 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. […] […]


THE PISANI MORETTA. History and collecting

From July 3 to October 19, 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. […] […]