The Venice Glass Week is an international festival founded in 2017 to celebrate, support and promote the art of glassmaking: the artistic and economic activity for which the Lagoon City of Venice has been renowned around the world for over 1,000 years.
In 2022, which has officially been designated by the UN as the International Year of Glass, The Venice Glass Week is uniting with Vision Milan Glass Week to present a major new festival: The Italian Glass Weeks. The first week of the festival will take place in Milan from 10th to 18th September, and will be dedicated primarily to industrial glass. The second week will take place in Venice from 17th to 25th September, and will be dedicated to artistic glass.
The festival, which is promoted by Comune di Venezia and organized by Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, LE STANZE DEL VETRO – Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti and Consorzio Promovetro Murano.