The Abate Zanetti Glass School, in collaboration with the Association for the Study and Development of the Culture of Murano (Associazione per lo studio e lo sviluppo della cultura muranese) is promoting also this year the new edition of Murano Prize, historic Venetian event that awards Murano glass art.
The scope of the prize is to enhance and promote once again the artistic tradition of Murano...
On the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth of Wagner (Leipzig, 1813 - Venice, 1883), which occurs in 2013 , the exhibition Wagner 1813 -2013 e il Conservatorio di Venezia will take place at Palazzo Pisani, (Portego first floor) in Venice, where Benedetto Marcello Conservatory of Music is housed. The exhibition is the result of the study and researchs on Wagner’s presence in...
In the morning a large number of boats of every type and shape gather in St. Mark's Basin, opposite the Doge's Palace, to await the start; they then set off on a roughly 30 kilometre long course that winds its way among the lagoon islands before returning to Venice along the Rio di Cannaregio to finish at the Punta della Dogana.
Comitato Organizzatore Vogalonga
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Guided Tours at Fondazione Giorgio Cini:
The Cypress Cloister
A splendid example of Renaissance architecture by Giovanni and Andrea Buora.
The Palladian Cloister
Designed by Andrea Palladio and completed in the early 17th century.
The Palladian Cenacle
The refectory completed by Palladio in the late 16th century featuring Paolo Veronese’s...
It is not only a library that has valuable examples of Byzantine and Venetian bound books, as well as illuminated manuscripts, early printed books and illuminated codes, but also a museum. Its building was designed by Jacopo Sansovino, constructed during 1537 to 1553, with work on frescoes and other decorations continuing until 1560. In 1588, Vincenzo Scamozzi finalized the construction of the...
A 15th century gothic Palazzo, one of the richest and most admired in the history of Venice, Ca’ Giustinian overlooks the Bacino di San Marco right at the beginning of the Grand Canal. Its surface covers 6100 square metres, 5600 of which covered and 500 of terraces.
Originally a patrician residence, then a renowned 19th century hotel loved by artists (such as Verdi, Proust, Turner), it...
The eleventh edition of Bochaleri Ceramists Market will take place in front of La Serra dei Giardini (the Greenhouse).
This event will launch a series of workshops that will be held from 6 April to October 20: conferences and workshops on pottery open to all. The idea was conceived with the aim of revitalizing the ceramic handicrafts.
A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the Doge’s Palace is the very symbol of Venice, the Doge’s residence and seat of Venetian government.
A visit to the museum will allow you to discover the history and culture of the Venetian civilization from the origins and the first Doges, the 14th century palace, Doge Francesco Foscari’s Renovations and the 15th century,the...