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  Venice Carnival 2011 events: The flight of the Angel - 27th february 2011

The “Flight of the Angel” is a traditional event that goes back to the Serenissima period where an unknown guest of Venice, flying along a rope from San Marco bell tower to the middle of the square, w ... [more]

  Venice Carnival 2011: what to expect

The Venice carnival is the most famous carnival in Europe and a number of factors add to the glamor of this carnival including the beautiful city of Venice, the fantastic street music, the splendid ... [more]

  Venice Carnival 2011

Venice Carnival 2011. 19th February to 8th March 2011.

Venice Carnival.

NINETEENTH CENTURY, from Senso to Sissi, to City of Women

Venice, its islands an ... [more]

  VENICE BIENNALE 53rd International Art Exhibition.Making Worlds. Open through 22 November.

53rd International Art Exhibition.
Making Worlds.
Open through 22 November.

53rd edition of the number one contemporary art event in Italy.
The sh ... [more]

  'Prendergast in Italy' at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection - Oct 10 2009 - Jan 3 2010

For the first time in Italy, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection pays tribute to the American artist Maurice Prendergast (St. John’s, Canada, 1858 – New York, USA, 1924) hosting the exhibition “Prendergas ... [more]

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Coming of Age. American Art From 1850 to 1950, June 28th through Oct 12th 2008 - Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Coming of Age. American Art From 1850 to 1950.

Open to the public, Sat. 28 June through 12 October 2008.

Shown already in the United States and Britain, this exhibition of over seventy paintings and sculptures examines a century of American art and illustrates the evolution of American art as it took up the center of the world stage.

The show is mounted in the new halls of the Guggenheim Collection and opens with paintings of the Hudson River and by the Ashcan School, to proceed with paintings of early American Modernism, Realist art between the two world wars by Scheeler and Hopper, Abstract and Geometric art by O’Keefe and Dove, and Pollock and Kline’s Abstract Expressionism.

Curated by William C. Agee and Susan C. Faxon.

Bilingual catalogue (Italian, by Skira) and English.

Open (exhibition permanent display): 10am – 6pm.

Last admission, 5.30pm. Closed Tuesday.

On Sunday mornings, through 21 September, Aperol and the Collection offer visitors a spriz, the famous aperitif, served by Piero Ballarin, the creative Venetian barman.

Admission, € 10, discounted, € 8 (over 65), special discounts, € 5 (students). CaféMuseum and MuseumShop.

Info. tel.

CA' VENIER DEI LEONI - S. Gregorio, Dorsoduro 704

Boat lines 1 to Salute, 1-2 to Accademia





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