Top Museums in Venice

Saint Mark's Basilica in Venice

Saint Mark’s Basilica & Museum

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Saint Mark’s Basilica (Basilica di San Marco) in Venice is the most famous of the city’s churches and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. Situated at the eastern end of Saint Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), next to the Doge’s Palace, originally … [read more]

Gallerie dell'Accademia in Venice

Gallerie dell’Accademia

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The Gallerie dell’Accademia (Accademia Galleries) in Venice is one of the great museums of the world and has one of the finest collections of Venetian art. The museum is situated on the south side of the Grand Canal, in the Sestiere Dorsoduro district, at the … [read more]

Doge's Palace in Venice

Doge’s Palace

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The Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) in Venice is a unique example of Venetian Gothic architecture and one of the city’s main landmarks. Sitting at the political heart of Venice for most of the Republic’s existence, the building played a vital role in the daily life … [read more]

Museo Correr in Venice

Museo Correr

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The Museo Correr in Venice offers a fascinating insight into Venetian art, history and culture. The museum originated with the collection that Teodoro Correr bequeathed to the city in 1830. A keen art collector and coming from a noble Venetian family, Correr dedicated much of … [read more]

Palazzo Grassi in Venice

Palazzo Grassi

Palazzo Grassi in Venice is an imposing contemporary art museum overlooking the Grand Canal. The Palazzo presents major temporary exhibitions, some of which are based in whole or in part on the Pinault Collection, one of the largest collections of contemporary art in the world. … [read more]

Punta della Dogana in Venice

Punta della Dogana

The Punta della Dogana is a contemporary art museum in Venice that exhibits artworks from the François Pinault Foundation, one of the largest collections of contemporary art in the world. Occupying a triangular tongue of land where the Grand Canal meets the Giudecca Canal, the … [read more]

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Top Exhibitions in Venice

Accrochage, Punta della Dogana in Venice

Accrochage

The exhibition Accrochage at Punta della Dogana in Venice brings together nearly 70 works from the Pinault Collection. Specifically conceived for Punta della Dogana, the show will take up the entire exhibition space of the museum. All the works and 19 of the 30 artists … [read more]

Sigmar Polke, Circus Figures (2005)

Sigmar Polke

The retrospective of Sigmar Polke (1941-2010) at Palazzo Grassi in Venice is the first major exhibition in Italy dedicated to the German artist. The entire space of Palazzo Grassi is dedicated to Polke’s works, highlighting the diversity of his techniques and formats including painting, drawing, … [read more]

Silvia Levenson, Identitad Desaparecida

Silvia Levenson. Identitad Desaparecida

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The exhibition Identitad Desaparecida (Lost Identity) at the Murano Glass Museum in Venice involves sculptures, installations and photographs by Argentine artist Silvia Levenson. The central installation comprises 119 pieces of infant clothing made from coloured glass. It relates to a tragic period in Argentina when, … [read more]

The Alchemy of Color, Palazzo Mocenigo

The Alchemy of Color

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The exhibition The Alchemy of Color at Palazzo Mocenigo in Venice takes visitors on a journey through the different natural dying techniques of fabrics. While explaining this age-old enterprise, it reveals how human evolution, both cultural and economic, and scientific advancement have always gone hand … [read more]

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