Fondazione Querini Stampalia

Querini Stampalia Foundation

Santa Maria Formosa Castello 5252
30122 Venice VE

Residence-museum of the Querini-Stampalia family,with precious putties and frescoes.

The museum houses one of the richest art collections of Venice, with over four hundred paintings between  the fourteenth and the nineteenth century by Venetian, Italian and  Flemish artists:

  •  Donato e Catarino
  • Giovanni Bellini
  • Lorenzo di Credi
  • Jacopo Palma il Vecchio e il Giovane
  • Bernardo Strozzi
  • Luca Giordano
  • Marco e Sebastiano Ricci
  • Giambattista Tiepolo

The most famous part of the collectionis a series of paintings of Venice in the eighteenth century: thirty paintings are genre paintings by Pietro Longhi and sixty are landscape paintings by Gabriel Bella.

Layout and colecctions:



  • Opening Hours from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am - 6 pm. Closed on Monday
  • Tickets: Full ticket € 10 (Museum and Exhibition Areas).
    Reduced ticket € 8. Area Scarpa ticket € 8
  • tel. 0412711411 - fax 0412711445
  • Guided tours in Italian, English, French and German
    Cost for the guided tour : 80 euro
    For further information and booking: qshop@pierrecicodess.it
    Audio guide is available in Italian, English and French:
    Cost for one audio guide 4 euro
    Cost for two audio guides 6 euro
  • Education
  • Library
  • Events
  • Casa Macchietta
  • Carlo Scarpa Area





visite guidate alla Fondazione Querini Stampalia

Guided tours at Querini Stampalia Foundation

02 January 2016
from 50€

Guided tours at Fondazione Querini Stampalia are available in Italian, English, French and German.

Museum, Carlo Scarpa Area, Temporary Exhibitions
Individual visitors or groups can request a guided tour for the Museum, Carlo Scarpa Area and Temporary Exhibitions by sending an email to qshop@pierrecicodess.it
The cost is €...

drops of art

Drops of art / Perles d'art 2016

18 October 2015
up to 10€

 Weekly lessons in English and French at the Museum, starting from the ancient collection of Querini Stampalia, curated by Luisa Warman and Hélène Galante.


English lessons with Louisa Warman
at 4,30 pm
october 18th: Gorgeous girls! Female beauty from the medieval to the modern in the...

Senza titolo, invisibile, dove le stelle si avvicinano di una spanna in più, mentre oltremare appare verso Sud-Est, e la luce focalizza...

10 May 2017
up to 10€

"Senza titolo, invisibile, le stelle si avvicinano di una spanna in più, oltremare appare verso Sud-Est, e la luce focalizza..."  As is often the case with Giovanni Anselmo’s work, the long title is like a formula, almost a short story, which describes installations that could be considered landscapes to observe while “looking out of the window of our imagination”.

His work is like a paradigm that...


Almost Transparent Nature.

10 May 2017
up to 10€

Curated by Chiara Bertola, the exhibition " Almost Transparent Nature" will be in the museum space of the Fondazione Querini Stampalia  from 10 May to 24 September 2017, during the 57th Venice Biennale.
Elisabetta Di Maggio has spent a lot of time in the Querini Stampalia space/museum to create her site-specific project.
Almost Transparent Nature is spread throughout the museum space from the...

Fondazione Querini Stampalia Library

The House of Life by Hadassa Goldvicht

09 May 2017
up to 10€

Curated by Amitai Mendelsohn, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The House of Life a poetic and expansive installation by Hadassa Goldvicht, explores themes of historical memory; the threshold between life, death, myth, and art; and the rapidly changing nature of Venice, via a multi-channel video work.
Presented by the Israel Museum, Jerusalem in...


A, B, C…. The Alphabet of Art :workshops at Fondazione Querini Stampalia

01 June 2017
up to 10€

From June 1 to November 23 ,2017 workshops for families, guided tours, meetings with the artist to discover the projects of Querini Stampalia foundation on occasion of the 57th biennale of Art.

Curated by Macacotour, for children from 6 to 11 to discover who are the artists and what they do at Querini iduring the Biennale.

regata storica

La Regata storica. Corsi e freschi

30 August 2017
up to 20€

On wednesday 30th August at 5.00 pm, a guided tour to discover the history of Historical Regatta through documents and paintings of the Querini's collection. 

Tour is available in italian and english language.
ticket: 15 € 
- guided tour
- aperitif 

Booking by email is required didattica@...