The museums in Venice
Venice is a city rich in art and culture where every careful visitor, can choose to liking, the iter to the discovery of the monuments and the museums, that you/they confer wealth and charm to this unique city to the world. This page is devoted to the Venetian museums, and he/she offers a panning on the most known cultural and artistic wealths in the city. It is not simple to orient among the so many opportunities to visit museums, monuments, galleries that the city offers, but in this section you will find the linnees it drives for approaching you to the more attractions notes of Venice, beginning from the famous Civic Museums thin to reach the most famous galleries in the cities.
Rises on the famous Plaza St. Mark.and it is one of the historical symbols of the city, expression from the life of the Repubbica, the Doge's residence center of the Government and building of justice, are a notable example of the Gothic Venetian and a true masterpiece of the Renaissance art.The entry on the Staircase of the Giants opens a run of salt, courtyards, loggias decorated by the greatest Venetian artists as the Tintoretto, Carpaccio, Titian, Palm the Young one, a true artistic wealth.The visits continue through the courtyard, the Plan of the Loggias, the Ducal apartment, thin to arrive to the armory and the jails
The museum was prepared following the donations of the Noble Venetian Theodore Correr ( 1830), and she had widened thanks to following legacies and purchases of works that enriched the patrimony of the museum.
The visit begins in the Napoleonic area and continues in the rooms of the "Pocuratie Nuove" along a run that tells the manifold aspects of the Venetian civilization of that epoch.
Tower of the clock
A monument symbol, that articulates the to flow some time in the city of Venice from 500 years.Through an it visits driven it is possible to know the history of the clock, to see the mechanisms and the gears that have been allowing his/her operation for different centuries, is also gifted of a carillon mechanism, active alone the day of the Epiphany and the Ascension, when the precious statues of the Kings Magi and the angel go out in procession.
Is one of the most important buildings in the city and it is found in the Setriere of Dorsoduro, its construction has suffered a long run and complex, in fact, initiated in 1649 from Baldassarre Longhena, after a to follow him of events, was finished in 1756 by George Massari on commission of Gianbattista Rezzonico.In the Mezzanine Browning is found the Collection Mestrovich, among which you/they detach works of Jacopo Tintoretto and Bonifacio de' Pitati.To the first floor, along the 11 rooms paintings are found, sculptures, and you furnish frescos of the '700.To the entry of the second floor it begins with two cloths of the Canaletto, while to the third floor the precious Pinacoteca Egidio is found Martin.
Di this building they are not known neither the architect of it the times of construction but from the aspect of the façade can be deduced that he go up again to the XVII century.In 1945 was given dda to the commune in Venice Alvise Nicolò, last descendant of the Venetian family, to the purpose to be accorpato to the museum Currer and to be used as gallery of art.The museum picks up a vast collection of Venetian suits enriched by ends, laces and jewels symbol of the refinement and the elegance of the Family Mocenigo of St. Stae.
Charles' Goldoni house
Between the Bridge of the Noble and the bridge of the Donna Onesta, the house is found that said the natives to the famous playwright Carlo Goldoni the 25 February of the 1707.Ca' Centuries, that it takes back the Gothic style of the XV century, were he/she rents from the family Goldoni up to 1719.Today to the whole one of the I build a museum it is found devoted to the artist, the file still preserves texts and theatrical studies and original manuscripts. In the rooms the principal themes of the theater Goldoniano, the Teatrino and the Marionettes of the building Grimani is represented to the Servants; the role and the work of the playwright in 700, to the I intern paintings they are found and you furnish some epoch that some of the comedies of Goldoni recall.
Is among the most beautiful buildings in Venice, characterized by the façade in Baroque style, it is situated in the Sestriere Di Saint Cross, and it leans out on the Canal Grande you/he/she was built for wish of the noble family Pesaro from the architect Longhena that began the planning in 600, to his death in 1682, the building had not been finished yet, therefore the jobs continued for hand of Gian Anthony Gaspari, that maintaining himself to the initial project, I finish the work in the 1710. Today the building entertains the National Gallery of Modern Art, rich of paintings and sculptures eight-novecentesche, works of Chagall, Klimt, Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse and Moore.
In the Sestriere of san Mark rises the building in Gothic style, that was of ownership of the family Pesaro, and that he was purchased from Sea Fortuny, known painter, photographer and scenografo, that did yourresidence and laboratory of his/her genius and talent of it. The building with the famous fabrics that dress again the walls, the suits and the famous lamps is the direct expression of the ingeniousness of Sea Fortuny, an artist always to the search of innovation and style. To inside temporary shows of various artists are entertained, but it are also possible to visit the library been intact and the great suits of its creations.
Museum of the Glass
Of they Wall up it is found to they Wall up in the building of the Bishops of Trocello, in 1861 was created for wish of the mayor Antonio Colleoni and the abbot Vincenzo Zanetti, united by the depth interest for the art vetraria. Their intent was to create a place of harvest and maintenance of the most ancient finds and the documentations of the art of the glass realized on the island in the past. The collection they grew and had enriched from donations from the glassworks of the place.
Today the museum possesses a vast collection of works of they wall up ordinate in chronological sense, among these important works are found had realized since Four hundred to the Nine hundred some of world fame.
Museum of the Lace of Burano
The museum has been open in 1981 and it has its center near the historical school of the Laces of Burano, founded by the countess Adriana Marcello that he wanted to rediscover and to valorize the ancient tradition of the embroidery.
Subsequently to the closing of the school, a consortium was created among some public corporate body Venziani and the Foundation Adriana Marcello and in the 1978 takings the by this work of exploitation and maintenance of the art of the embroidery.The museum entertains exemplary only of the collection of the School and exemplary launchings realized by the XVI to the XX century.
Museum of Natural History
The Building Fontego of the Turks, that directly leans out on the Canal Grande is one of the most famous and important buildings in Venice. The building goes up again to the XIII century and he was built for wish of Giacomo Palmieri. consul of Pesaro, that sheltered him to Venice, founded one of the more famous and prestigious patrician families of the city: the Pesaros Oggi the building is center of the Museum of Natural History and to its inside it entertains as samples of molluscs birds; in the botanical area ancient herbaria, the algarium and the picked micologica are exposed.Among the a lot of exposures there is a section devoted to the boats and the tools used for the fishing collection given in 1880 by the count Alexander Pericle.
Galleries of the academy in Venice
The Museum is found in front of the bridge of the academy, and you/he/she is prepared in the buildings of the Church of Saint Maria of the Charity, of the Convent of the Canonical Lateranensis, and from the Great School of Saint Maria of the Charity.The important collections that are exposed to its inside, concern the production of the Venetian painters from the Three hundred Gothic and Byzantine period, the Renaissance artists as Pretty, Carpaccio, Tintoretto, Titian, up to the eighteenth-century authors: Bier, Bellotto, Longhi.The museum also preserves one of the most famous works of Leonardo from you Win, the man Vitruvianos that are exposed to the public are in rare occasions.
Collection Peggy Guggenheim
The museum that has been inaugurated in 1980, has its center near Building Venier of the Leos, a building that has not been completed never and for this called by the Venetians " the building not ended."To inside the collection of European and American art of halves is exposed the Twentieth century, more main point than Italy, belonged to Peggy Guggenheim