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Palazzo Grassi Museum of Modern Art

Museo d'Arte Moderna di Palazzo Grassi

Palazzo Grassi organizes important temporary exhibitions, some of which exhibit part or all of the collection of its owner François Pinault. In this place, which is the last building built before the fall of the...

Immagine di fools.

Fools and other madmen

Joker, impertinent and mischievous: these could be the titles attributed to this mask, known for its favorite pastime, the gioco delle ova (the game of eggs). Indeed, those who decided to wear such costume would soil...

Iveser Library (Venetian Institute of the History of Resistance)

Library established, for the most part, thanks to the donations of some members of Iveser and exponents of the Venetian civil and cultural society, today its size is estimated at around 7,000 / 8,000 volumes including...

Bosco verticale, Green in the city, Milano (Chris Barbalis, Unsplash)

The urban forest of the future: how to turn our cities into Treetopias

The 21st century is the urban century. It has been forecast that urban areas across the world will have expanded by more than 2.5 billion people by 2050. The scale and speed of urbanisation has created significant...

Porzione dell'affresco "L'altalena di Pulcinella" di Giandomenico Tiepolo realizzato nel 1791 - 1793 e conservato nel Museo del Settecento Veneziano, a Cà Rezzonico.

The Neapolitan mask: Pulcinella

A characteristic mask from Naples that identifies with the radiance and sympathy of Southern Italy, infusing joy with its vivacity and lightheartedness. It is interesting that this jolly, cheerful and slightly...

Overview of Venetian masks. (Venipedia/Bazzmann Archive)

Carnival of Venice

The word Carnival comes from the Latin — carnem levare, that is, to "remove the meat" — originally referring to the first day of Lent. The Venetian Carnival has been celebrated since 1094 under the Doge Vitale Falier,...

Sandro Botticelli, The Judgment of Paris (1485-1488), Fondazione Giorgio Cini.

Galleria di Palazzo Cini

The Galleria di Palazzo Cini was established in 1984, three years after Princess Yana Cini Alliata di Montereale, daughter of Vittorio Cini, donated part of her father's assets to the Giorgio Cini Foundation; Yana paid...

Detail of the precious polygonal spinet of the sixteenth century on display at the New Museum of Music. - (Archive Venipedia / Bazzmann)

Museo della Musica di Palazzo Pisani

On November 19, 2016, the New Music Museum of Venice was officially inaugurated at Palazzo Pisani, home of the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory. The New Museum of Music, which differs from the one housed in the Church...

Church of San Girolamo

Little is known about this church, its construction dates back to the mid-fourteenth century thanks to some nuns of the order of Sant'Agostino. It is said that two nuns in S. Maria degli Angeli in Murano, Bernarda...