The initiative, now in its twelfth edition , is under the patronage of the Council of Europe , UNESCO and ICOM , and in order to enhance the European cultural identity , It,traditionally takes place close to the International Museum Day , annual event sponsored by ICOM since 1977 and addressed to the enhancement of the Museums and cultural Heritage .
For this occasion , as usual , it was scheduled a special evening opening of three hours at the symbolic price of 1.00 Euro.
Here are the museums of the Metropolitan City of Venice participating in the initiative :
|National Archaeological Museum of Concordia||Portogruaro||7:30 pm - 10:30 pm|
|Archaeological Museum of Altino||Quarto d'Altino||7:30 pm - 10:30 pm|
|National Museum of Villa Pisani||Stra||8:00 pm - 11:00 pm|
|Accademia Galleries||Venezia||7:15 pm - 11:15 pm|
|Giorgio Franchetti Gallery at Ca' d'Oro||Venezia||7:15 pm - 10:15 pm|
|Museum of Palazzo Grimani||Venezia||7:15 pm - 10:15 pm|
- Museum of Torcello: special evening opening , free admission and visit from 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm . The program is subject to change . For updates check the website: http://www.museoditorcello.cittametropolitana.ve.it/
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And also, to celebrate the Night of Museums , Institutes participating will integrate the traditional visit to the museum with the help of all the arts (theater , music, literature , cinema etc . ) .
These are the events planned in the Metropolitan City of Venice :
- Notturno nel salone del Tiepolo
Stra, Museo nazionale di Villa Pisani
Guided Tour - May 21 2016: 8.00 pm-11.00 pm
- "Interazioni" by Gaetano Brugnano
Portogruaro, Museo nazionale Concordiese
Exhibition - from May 21 2016 to June 26, 2016 Opening hours : on May 21 2016 at 9 pm. Others days: from 8.30 am - to 7:30 pm
- Le stanze dei Grimani
Venezia, Museo di Palazzo Grimani
Concert - May 21 maggio 2016 hours: 7.15 pm -10.15 pm (last admission at 9.30 pm)