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The witches of Venice, between magic filters, legends and torture: stories of women banned from the Serenissima

The witches of Venice, between magic filters, legends and torture: stories of women banned from the Serenissima

Venice, November 2021 – Magic formulas, blood of the condemned, homemade invoices to create love filters or heal someone for a few pennies. A handful of fava beans and a prayer to the Virgin Mary to understand if the beloved man was faithful or unfaithful, a glass of water lit by a candle, the counting […]

50 posters on the walls of Venice to tell its 1600 years of history

50 posters on the walls of Venice to tell its 1600 years of history

Venice, October 2021 – Visit Venice looking at it with black and white shots when it is shrouded in fog, or captured by a still image at high altitude. Or, why not, seen through the balustrades of the Island of San Giorgio or from a postcard shot of one of the most photographed bridges in […]

Game, Love and Folly. Venice Carnival 2020…leaving!

Game, Love and Folly. Venice Carnival 2020…leaving!

Venice – From Saturday 15th to Tuesday 25th February St. Mark’s Square, the heart of the city, is transformed into a great stage, a place of playful meetings and parades of love, masks and crazy shows, making the public experience an immersion in the magic and colors of the carnival, this year with the Artistic […]

Arts and Crafts of a Venice that no longer exists

Arts and Crafts of a Venice that no longer exists

With the help of a Venetian doc, we want to retrace the now silent part of the most fascinating city in the world. We want to introduce you to that part of Venice that should not be missed and those silent particularities from the flow of tourism so aggressive that even the Venetians with the […]

Fat Thursday at the Carnival of Venice between news and traditions

Fat Thursday at the Carnival of Venice between news and traditions

Divertimento e tradizione, ma anche novità e un pizzico di follia “lunare” quest’anno per il Carnevale 2019 con il tema “Colpa della luna”. Sarà un giovedì ricco di appuntamenti grassi, che avrà il suo fulcro nel primo pomeriggio con l’immancabile rievocazione coreografica della Ballata delle Maschere con il Taglio della Testa del Toro, organizzata dalla […]

Venice Carnival 2019

Venice Carnival 2019

Venice – Piazza San Marco opens tomorrow, Saturday 23 February, its large stage dedicated to a space mission to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the lunar landing. The stage was designed by the set designer of the Fenice Massimo Checchetto and with its opening you enter the heart of the Carnival of Venice 2019, after […]

The Venice Naval History Museum reopens

The Venice Naval History Museum reopens

On November 14 the Naval History Museum of Venice was reopened to the public to testify to the commitment of the Italian Navy to protect and enhance the historic buildings of the lagoon city. The ceremony was opened by the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral Valter Girardelli, the Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro, […]

Venice. The Historical Archive of the Biennal will host the “Palazzo Grassi Fund – 1984-2005”

Venice. The Historical Archive of the Biennal will host the “Palazzo Grassi Fund – 1984-2005”

The Venice Biennal and Palazzo Grassi announce an agreement thanks to which the “Fondo Palazzo Grassi – 1984-2005” is accepted on loan for free use at the Historical Archive of the Biennale. The agreement refers to the original documentation of Palazzo Grassi at the time of FIAT’s management, from 1984 to 2005. The Historical Archive […]

European Day of Jewish Culture in Italy. Stories of the Ghetto of Venice

European Day of Jewish Culture in Italy. Stories of the Ghetto of Venice

Venice – On the occasion of the 19th European Day of Jewish Culture in Italy, which will take place on Sunday 14th October, the Jewish Museum of Venice proposes, in collaboration with various cultural and institutional realities, a rich programme. “This year’s theme is Storytelling – says Michela Zanon, Coopculture Director of the Museum – […]

From Kandinsky to Botero. All in one thread

From Kandinsky to Botero. All in one thread

When Vassily Kandinsky, forerunner and founder of abstract painting, painted Red, Yellow, Blue in 1925, he never imagined that an Italian, in love with contemporary art, would make a tapestry so beautiful that it looked like a painting. The masterpiece of the French-Russian artist is the symbol of the exhibition “From Kandinsky to Botero. All […]

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