Art and culture from April 2018: spring in Venice!
Information, dates and ticket costs for the exhibitions that I recommend you see, always with some advice for visiting with children.
FULVIO ROITER. PHOTOGRAPHS 1948 – 2007 at CASA DEI TRE OCI 16.03> 26.08.2018
The Casa dei Tre Oci (Fondamenta delle Zitelle, 43 Isola della Giudecca) presents the first retrospective dedicated to the great Fulvio Roiter after his death on 18 April 2016. Promoted by the Venice Foundation in partnership with the City of Venice. The route tells the unpublished and amazing imaginations that represent Venice and the lagoon, but also the trips to New Orleans, Belgium, Portugal, Andalusia and Brazil. Open every day 10 am-7pm; closed Tuesday. Extraordinary openings: 1, 2, 24 and 25 April, 1 May, 2 June, 14 and 15 August.
Tickets: € 12.00; free for children up to 6 years
€ 24.00 reduced family (2 adults + 2 under 14)
Giudecca Island: the largest of the islands of Venice and the closest to the historic center. Other things to see:
- the Palladian church of the Redentore. Begun in 1577, it was completed by the architect Antonio da Ponte in 1592, according to the design of the great architect Andrea Palladio. Inside there are paintings by Tintoretto, Veronese, Vivarini and others
- the ancient church of Sant’Eufemia dating back to the ninth century. The interior with Venetian-Byzantine capitals of the eleventh century, preserves S.Rocco and the angel of Bartolomeo Vivarini. The frescoes on the ceilings are the work of Giambattista Canal
- the fabric factory of Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949). Visits to the workshops are not allowed to keep the secrets of its founder, but the showroom and the garden are accessible by appointment: http://fortuny.com/venice/
JOHN RUSKIN. The Stones of Venice at PALAZZO DUCALE 10.03> 10.06.2018
John Ruskin (1819-1900) in Venice in a major exhibition. For the first time in Italy, an event that shines the spotlight on Ruskin-artist and on his relationship with the lagoon city.
Palazzo Ducale (Piazza San Marco 1) Fondazione Musei Civici Venezia
Tickets: € 13.00 ; free for children up to 5 years
A FURNACE IN MARSEILLE at LE STANZE DEL VETRO and Fondazione QUERINI Stampalia 09.04> 29.07.2018
“A furnace in Marseille. Cirva – Center for the international arts and the arts plastiques “. The exhibition will have two locations, LE STANZE DEL VETRO (Island of San Giorgio Maggiore) and the building of the Querini Stampalia Foundation (Santa Maria Formosa Castello 5252) until 24 June 2018, for a total of 17 artists on display.
At Le stanze del vetro (THE ROOMS OF GLASS) , guided tours, meetings and workshops for children are organized! I suggest you organize a stop on the island of San Giorgio, it will take only half a day and you can see the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, a beautiful work by Andrea Palladio. The interior, preserves works by Tintoretto, Palma il Giovane and Carpaccio. Of particular interest is the Presbytery with two masterpieces by Tintoretto: The Last Supper and The Cader of the Manna.
A room in the Palazzo – Querini Stampalia Foundation:
click here for info on PALAZZO QUERINI STAMPALIA one of the most important and best preserved examples of a house museum in the heart of Venice. Through the Library, the Museum, the contemporary architecture and the program of cultural activities, this Palace is a meeting place for discovery and study. Enjoy your visit!
Published March 31, 2018