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Giornate Europee del patrimonio 2015

European Heritage Days 2015

from 19 Sep 15 to 20 Sep 15
Location: 
Palazzo Grimani
Torcello Museum
Giorgio Franchetti Gallery at Ca' d'Oro
Ca' Foscari
Querini Stampalia Foundation
Accademia Galleries
Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
Price: 
Paid admission

 In the year of EXPO 2015 the event is dedicated to “Nutrition and history of Europe”: cultural and nutritional identities at the roots of Europe.

In Venice:

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Daniele Barbaro

Portraits of Daniele Barbaro by Titian and Veronese at the Palazzo Cini

from 19 Sep 15 to 15 Nov 15
Location: 
Palazzo Cini
Price: 
Paid admission

To mark the 500th anniversary of the birth of Daniele Barbaro (1514- 1570), the Palazzo Cini Gallery will host two masterpieces of Renaissance portraiture by Titian and Paolo...

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Delizie di Vetro

Glass delights. Works by Enami and Konishi.

from 19 Sep 15 to 29 Nov 15
Location: 
The Museum of Oriental Art
Price: 
Paid admission

On show miniature glass works by Japanese artists Fujiko Enami and Ushio Konishi. Following the main theme of 2015 Expo, the exhibition features a series of glass 'furidashi', refined miniature...

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Amalia Rossi, “Bagliori di luce”, Sezione Merletto ad ago – Stile moderno

Un Merletto per Venezia

from 12 Sep 15 to 08 Nov 15
Location: 
Lace Museum
Price: 
Paid admission

Le opere realizzate per la prima edizione del “Concorso del merletto ad ago e a fuselli. Un merletto per Venezia” – quasi un centinaio – saranno esposte in una speciale mostra al museo di Burano...

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Sguardo di donna

Through Women's Eye

from 11 Sep 15 to 10 Jan 16
Location: 
Casa dei Tre Oci
Price: 
Paid admission

25 women photographers, 25 stories, 25 unique ways of portraying the world, the others and the relationship between the two, selecting approximately 250 works focused on such themes as life...

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Maria Callas

Maria Callas

from 11 Sep 15 to 31 Dec 18
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Permanent Exhibition

The show is in the third row stages and it wants to remember the seven years of The Divine's Venetian performances through archive materials and stills.

Maria...

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Casa Museo Andrich

Casa Museo Andrich guided tour

from 20 Aug 15 to 31 Aug 16
Location: 
Casa Museo Andrich
Price: 
Paid admission

Casa Andrich looks out onto the mudflats and shoals in Palude della Rosa. From March to September, you can see flamingos from the banks and shore areas. From these areas you can also observe the...

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E-state al Museo! Eventi al Museo di Torcello

Summer at the museum

from 25 Jul 15 to 26 Jul 15
Location: 
Torcello Museum
Price: 
Paid admission

Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26, 2015, all visitors who will travel to the Museum...

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Frammenti di un mondo ritrovato

Fragments of a rediscovered world

from 18 Jul 15 to 27 Sep 15
Location: 
San Giovanni Battista Church
Price: 
Paid admission

"Fragments of a rediscovered world" is an exhibition of more than 50 drawings by Igino Marangon that show different examples of Venetian Architecture.

All designs are made freehand with...

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Joel Itman Una collezione di ceramiche originali 2015-2016 5776-5777

Joel Itman

from 21 Jun 15 to 31 Aug 15
Location: 
Jewish Museum of Venice
Price: 
Paid admission
American artist Joel Itman lives and workds in Italy and France. Itman is inspired by innumerable Jewish ceremonial objects, which become the basis of his ceramic works and his unique...
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Madagascar

Madagasikara

from 13 Jun 15 to 02 Aug 15
Location: 
Museum of Natural History
Price: 
Paid admission

Hot-spot of global biodiversity, Madagascar proposes itself as a classic paradigm of conservation.

At the same time the 18 “karazanas” (ethnic groups) that live there since about...

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Mostra Alberto Lionello

Ladies and Gentlemen... Alberto Lionello

from 12 Jun 15 to 29 Sep 15
Location: 
Carlo Goldoni'House
Price: 
Paid admission

The House of Carlo Goldoni presents a precious homage to one of the best-known Italian actors, Alberto Lionello (Milan, 1930 - Fiumicino, 1994).

Set up in the exhibition spaces on the...

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The rape of Venice - Morucchio

The Rape of Venice. Andrea Morucchio

from 06 Jun 15 to 22 Nov 15
Location: 
Palazzo Mocenigo
Price: 
Paid admission

At Palazzo Mocenigo, it will take place “The rape of Venice”, strong headline that Andrea Morucchio wanted to give to his multimedia and multisensory installation. Without any discounts Morucchio...

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MANABU HANGAI, A wonder forest, 2014

Miniartextil Gea

from 05 Jun 15 to 30 Aug 15
Location: 
Palazzo Mocenigo
Price: 
Paid admission

 

The small yet incredible creations of Miniartextil return this year in collaboration with the Associazione Arte&Arte of Como, which organises this show – which is unique in Europe – by...

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Leslie Hirst

Leslie Hirst

from 30 May 15 to 01 Aug 15
Location: 
Lace Museum
Price: 
Paid admission

Situated between writing and picture-making, the work of US artist Leslie Hirst subtly challenges the ways that we read marks as language. As a skilled draftsperson, painter, and type designer,...

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Palazzo Ducale

The Guardia di Finanza in the Great War 1915-1918. "The long road towards Vittorio Veneto"

from 09 May 15 to 27 Sep 15
Location: 
Doge's Palace
Price: 
Paid admission

Organised by the Guardia di Finanza General Headquarters within the framework of initiatives for the celebrations of the  centenary of entrance in the first word conflict.

The exhibition...

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The Bridge of Graffiti

The bridges of Graffiti

from 09 May 15 to 22 Nov 15
Location: 
Arterminal Terminal S. Basilio
Price: 
Paid admission

This exhibition comes thirty years after Arte di Frontiera. New York Graffiti, an exhibition curated by Francesca Alinovi that brought the main exponents of New York graffiti—including famous...

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frontiers reimagined

Frontiers reimagined

from 09 May 15 to 22 Nov 15
Location: 
Palazzo Grimani
Price: 
Paid admission

Curated by Sundaram Tagore, with co-curator Marius Kwint, the exhibition will explore the theme of cultural boundaries through new and recent works, many of which...

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Locandina mostra Glasstress

Glasstress 2015 Gotika

from 09 May 15 to 22 Nov 15
Location: 
Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti
Price: 
Paid admission

GLASSTRESS 2015 GOTIKA combines historical medieval glass and objects from the Hermitage’s collection that have rarely if ever been seen by the public and contemporary art works created in glass...

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Federica Marangoni

The Leading Thread

from 08 May 15 to 15 Sep 15
Location: 
Ca' Pesaro
Price: 
Paid admission

A thread of light, the “main theme” in cracked red neon always in motion, is the thread of Federica Marangoni’s life and emotions.

A red rivulet of energy and blood – specially visible at...

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Mario Merz

Mario Merz. Unreal City

from 08 May 15 to 20 Sep 15
Location: 
Accademia Galleries
Price: 
Paid admission
Mario Merz. Unreal City pays tribute to one of the most important figures of the...
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Biennale

The Sound of Creation. Sound Paintings by Beezy Bailey and Brian Eno

from 07 May 15 to 22 Nov 15
Location: 
Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello
Price: 
Paid admission

We listen to music not only with our ears; we look at images not only with our eyes.

The Sound of Creation presents a selection of pictorial works and sounds, the...

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DODDOACID 008769 BLUE WHITE, 2008

Jenny Holzer

from 07 May 15 to 22 Nov 15
Location: 
Correr Museum
Price: 
Paid admission

The works on exhibit at Museo Correr have been selected from a decade of the artist’s war paintings, a significant departure from the LED installations for which Holzer is best known.

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Lilya Pavlovic-Dear Sea Foam

Water by Lilya

from 06 May 15 to 02 Aug 15
Location: 
Querini Stampalia Foundation
Price: 
Paid admission

Lilya’s inspiration is Water. It is in line with her continuity of working on nature’s fundamental elements Air, Fire, Earth, Water, and intriguingly appropriate for Venice. The exhibition...

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The Rose (IV)

Cy Twombly

from 06 May 15 to 13 Sep 15
Location: 
Ca' Pesaro
Price: 
Paid admission

One of the greatest masters of contemporary art, Cy Twombly  returns to Venice 1964, with a major monographic exhibition curated by Julie Sylvester and Philip Larratt-Smith.

CY Twombly...

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Kai Vollmer "Not Exactly Sequitorious" - Jimmie Durham

Jimmie Durham

from 06 May 15 to 20 Sep 15
Location: 
Querini Stampalia Foundation
Price: 
Paid admission

During the 56th Venice Biennale, Durham will present Venice: Objects, Work and Tourism.

The installation at the Spazio Carlo Scarpa will feature new objects...

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Cagnaccio di San Pietro - "Primo denaro"

Cagnaccio di San Pietro

from 06 May 15 to 27 Sep 15
Location: 
Ca' Pesaro
Price: 
Paid admission

Twenty-four years after the retrospective at the Museo Correr, Cagnaccio di San Pietro (1897-1946) is returning home: to his Venice and to the same museum – Ca’ Pesaro – in which he took the first...

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Calder

Frammenti Expo ’67 Alexander Calder

from 06 May 15 to 18 Oct 15
Location: 
Emilio and Annabianca Vedova Foundation - exhibition space
Price: 
Paid admission

The exhibition, curated by Germano Celant and organized in collaboration with the Calder Foundation, New York, fills the Spazio Vedova with sculptures, a film, and photographs of Calder’s 1967...

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Frammenti _Emilio Vedova

Frammenti Expo ’67 Emilio Vedova

from 06 May 15 to 18 Oct 15
Location: 
Emilio and Annabianca Vedova Foundation - exhibition space
Price: 
Paid admission

Curated by Germano Celant with Fabrizio Gazzarri in the Magazzino del Sale, Frammenti Expo ’67: Emilio Vedova offers the public a reinterpretation of the artist’s original projection for...

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Armenity

Armenity / Haiyutioun

from 06 May 15 to 18 Oct 15
Location: 
San Lazzaro degli Armeni
Price: 
Paid admission

The Golden Lion for the national pavilion goes to Republic of Armenia for forming a pavilion based on a people in diaspora, each artist engaging their specific locality as...

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