Venice Art History Webinar
Read on and discover more about Venice
Venice art history: sights
Everybody knows San Marco square, and we will talk about it. Furthermore, these are my favourite sights in Venice
The best place to see arts
Palazzo Grimani, a noble palace restored with amazing art collections where you can find some of the most important pieces in town and temporary exhibition as well.
Madonna dell'orto, a key gothic architecture in town, started during the XIV century, Inside you will find the tombstone and some of the great masterpieces painted by Tintoretto,
Ca' Rezzonico Museum
Ca'Rezzonico, perfect destination for who wants to know how noblesmen lived during XVIII century. The collection is rich of the the great painters of Venetian Veduta as Canaletto and Guardi,placed among original furniture
Silk, books or laces, what is your pick?
400 years of hisotry
Rubelli and Fortuny are only two of the brands that since XIX century are running the production of silk and amazing fabric for dresses and home, a story longer more than 400 years.
The legacy of paper
Ancient books and quality stationary
Main center for publishing industry at least since the late XV century, Venice still have some of the most spectacular bookstore and libraries in the world, where you can find ancient books and fine quality stationary shop.
Laces making in Burano island
In Burano, one of the farther island of the lagoon, you can still stare at old women making laces in front of their housedoor. The production of laces is not entrusted only to them but the tradition is respected to guarantee quality
In order to truly understand Venice, you need to understand its unique environment.
The lagoon is indeed a delicate and fragile ecosystem striving to find the right balance between accessibility and sustainability. Furthermore, there are more than 100 islands in the lagoon, some are totally uninhabited, others tiny and everyone has a rich historical heritage.
Currently the island has just eleven residents, but the priceless archaeological heritage here still preserved, makes it an incredible spot for walking into nature, art lovers and VIP looking for quiet and hidden place.
San Michele in Isola
The cemetery island
Strange to say, but even the last journey in Venice had been made for centuries with a gondola. Among the Codussi architectures and cloister, poets and artist had chosen this unique place to rest in peace.
San Lazzaro degli Armeni
It is a small island and is completely occupied by a monastery, the mother house of the Mekhitarist order. The island is one of the first centers of Armenian culture in the world.