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Du 11 décembre 2010 au 25 avril 2011

The Adventure of the Glass – a millennium of Art in Venice

vetro-barovier-tosoAfter nearly 30 years form the last exhibition, held in the far 1982, the Civic Museum of Venice, from December 11, 2010 until April 25, 2011, shall organize a big exhibition dedicated to the glass art entitled “The Adventure of the Glass” in the fantastic stage of the Correr Museum. Some of the material on display will be borrowed from the homonymous exhibition which has terminated recently at the Castello del Buonconsiglio in Trento, in addition many other objects will be added in order to properly celebrate the millennium of the history of glass in Venice and its lagoon. With more than three hundred pieces on display, the great exhibition at the Correr Museum just in the St. Mark’s Square covering all the stages of the extraordinary adventure of glass in Venice, from appearance on the lagoon, during the classical age, of glass coming from remote areas, to the ever-closer union between glass and design that represents the present and the future of the Murano glass production. Besides, for the first time in the city, a further selection of more than one hundred works coming from the private collection Maschietto will be added. These glass figurines, with Venetian and the comedy of art masks, charming female nudes, costumes and subjects of fantasy along with a selection of nineteenth-century drawings on Carnival, from the collections of the Correr Museum, will be placed in one of the sumptuous rooms on the first floor of the Museum. The Hotel Alle Guglie shall be more than pleased to let you have any additional information about this interesting exhibition and invite you to visit our Special Offer page as well to discover our prices and availability for your next holiday in Venice.

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