From 18 November 2023 to 7 January 2024

The MUVE initiatives to promote the knowledge and practice of calligraphy continue in 2023. The costumary course, included this year among the activities of the MUVE Academy, will be accompanied by an exhibition of calligraphic works and by visits to the collections […]

East-West calligraphy COURSES

18-19 November and 25-26 November 2023

The calligraphy courses this year will be divided into two modules, which can also be attended separately, one dedicated to Oriental calligraphy, by Kazuaki Tanahashi, and one to Western calligraphy, by Monica Dengo […]

Carnival 2023 at the Museum

From 12 to 21 February 2023

During Venice Carnival 2023 discover the Museums Civici of Venice, with its extended opening hours and special openings […]


From 21 September 2022 until 19 February 2023

MUVE Outdoor
Opens on 21 September 2022 the immersive exhibitions VENICE REVEALED at the Grand Palais Immersif in Paris […]

The European Night of Museums 2022

Saturday 14 May 2022

For the European Night of Museums 2022, the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia is offering visitors the chance to discover Fortuny Museum and Ca’ Pesaro – International Gallery of Modern Art, at the symbolic price of 1 euro […]


Wednesday 9 March 2022

Wednesday 9 March 2022 Fortuny Museum will reopen as a permanent exhibition venue […]

WONDER AND INSPIRATION. Venice and the Arts of Islam

From 16 February to 2 July 2022

MUVE Outdoor
The exhibition WONDER & INSPIRATION. Venice and the Arts of Islam opens on 16 February at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization. […]

The Golden Age

From 1 September to 6 January 2021

In Piazza San Marco digital gold waterfalls flow from the windows of the Museo Correr in the great tribute of Fabrizio Plessi to Venice, his chosen city. […]

During the holidays discover the Musei Civici of Venice

25 December 2019 and 1 January 2020

During the next Winter holidays it will be possible to discover the Musei Civici of Venice with special openings and many art exhibitions. […]

During the holidays discover the Musei Civici of Venice

25 December 2018 e 1 January 2019

During the next Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays it will be possible to discover the Musei Civici of Venice with special openings and many exhibitions. […]


From 9 to 16 September 2018

The Venice Glass Week, the international festival dedicated to the art of glass, returns with more than 180 different events including exhibitions, guided tours, conferences, workshops, performances and educational activities. Discover MUVE’s programme […]

Presetazione dei modellini architettonici lignei settecenteschi restaurati con il contributo di Louis Vuitton

Presentation of the wooden architectural scale models from the 18th Century restored with the contribution of Louis Vuitton

14 October 2016

We’re going to present at Museo Correr some restored 18th century wooden models with the support of Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia. Find out more […]

NATURAL HISTORY: Natural History of Venice on Google Arts & Culture

13 September 2016

We are excited to announce the partnership of Venice Natural History Museum with Google Arts and Culture. Discover now “NATURAL HISTORY” […]

Museums by the moonlight

Museums by the moonlight| Special opening Palazzo Ducale, Museo Correr and the exhibition “Ippolito Caffi” […]

FROM DARKNESS TO THE LIGHT: WRITERS IN MUSEUMS 1798-1898. An International Conference

The International Conference “From Darkness to Light: writers in Museums 1798-1898” (Venice, April 27 – 29) aims at comparing the experiences of writers and journalists in museums, galleries, churches, in Europe, in the United States and in Japan, when electric light was not yet used. Specialists from leading museums and universities in the world will help to deepen the knowledge on the proposed themes. The Museo Correr hosts two days of this international appointment . Find out more […]

SALOTTO LONGHENA. A joint venture between Iuav University, Venice and MUVE

JANUARY-JULY 2016 As part of the agreement signed in 2013, the Iuav University of Venice (Project Culture Department) and Fondazione […]


On November the 10th, Espace Louis Vuitton Venice will inaugurate the exhibition “A Tale of Costumes”, a dialogue between different generations and views which – through the use of three outfits – tells stories of different times, places and people in the setting of the Serenissima. Find out more […]

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. […]


From May 7 to October 25, 2015

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. […]


7-8 febbraio 2015

Una grande festa per l’isola di Murano e per Venezia: il Museo del Vetro rapre al pubblico dal 9 febbraio, ampliato e profondamente rinnovato, pronto per raccontare al mondo la grande storia del vetro di Murano. […]

MONDO NOVO: optical views and Olafur Eliasson

From Dicember 19th, 2014 to April 26th, 2015

Curated by film critic and collector Carlo Montanaro, this exhibition returns the enlightened invention of the “mondo novo” (a device considered the ancestor of cinema) to the general public, created to turn the “vue d’optique” into a show.he very rare and delicate views – made by Remondini typography – and the vision box, part of the Museo Correr collection, will dialogue with the kaleidoscope imagined by Danish artist Olafur Eliasson: Your Star House, 2011; a fascinating contemporary reinterpretation of the optical treasures of the XVIII Century […]

THE FOUNDLING. Live Performance by Terry Smith

December 18th, 2014

On Thursday, December the 18th, 2014 at 9 pm, Ca ‘Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art will host “The Foundling”, a multimedia performance by English artist Terry Smith , as part of the 2nd Venice International Performance Art Week “Ritual Body-Political Body”. […]

Presentation of the exhibition “The Poetry of Light. Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art of Washington “

December 6th, 2014

The official presentation of the exhibition “The Poetry of Light. Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art of Washington” on display at Museo Correr from December 6th, will take place on December, 3rd at Centro CUlturale Candiani in Mestre […]


This year end the three-year project NANOMATCH, a project funded by the European Union and part of the FP7 cycle. […]


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 […]

MURANO GLASS MASTERS. The Glass Island 2014

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of July, 2014

The first edition of MURANO GLASS MASTERS. L’isola del Vetro comes to Murano Island, the magical place in Venice, to honor its famous glass. The Glass Museum of Murano will take part in the event, hosting the exhibition “L’incanto del vetro”, with a special opening of the museum […]

SGUARDI INCROCIATI A VENEZIA. Jiro Taniguchi Mariano Fortuny

From June 6th to Dicember 8th, 2014

“Sguardi incrociati a Venezia” is the third exhibition by Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia, realized thanks to the partnership with the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, in which are compared more than 30 sketches by Jirô Taniguchi, with 25 photographs by Mariano Fortuny held in the reserve collection of the Palazzo Fortuny […]

RENAISSANCE. Carpaccio Bill Viola

From January 24 to May 25, 2014

Renaissance is the second exhibition by Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia, realized thanks to the partnership with the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, in which are compared two famous art works by the Venetian classic artist Carpaccio with videos by the contemporary filmmaker Bill Viola […]

CARNIVAL 2014. Activities in the Musei Civici di Venezia

As part of the CARNIVAL OF VENICE 2014, this year dedicated to the theme of “the fantastic nature”, various activities will be held in the Civic Museums of Venice (Ca’ Rezzonico, Museo del Vetro, Museo di Storia Naturale e Palazzo Mocenigo) […]

Do.Ve. Donne a Venezia 2014

The Foundation of Civic Museums of Venice, co-protagonist of the event “Do.Ve. Women in Venice creativity, economy, happiness 2014”, celebrates the 8th of March with a series of events, exhibitions, guided tours, which are characterized by the presence of the female figure and hosted in museums of Ca’ Pesaro, Palazzo Mocenigo, Palazzo Fortuny and Lace Museum […]