Museo Correr

Museo Correr

Past exhibitions

SPHERES OF THE HEAVENS SPHERES OF EARTH. Celestial and terrestrial globes (16th-20th century)

From September 28, 2007 to April 13, 2008

The first exhibition in Italy to be dedicated exclusively to the theme, this offers a fascinating insight into both the history of art and the history of science. Curated by Marica Milanesi and Rudolf Schmidt, the exhibition includes some 142 works from the Museo Correr, the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana and various prestigious private collections […]


From June 8 to October 7, 2007

With this large retrospective show at the Museo Correr, the Musei Civici Veneziani celebrates the work of Enzo Cucchi, one of the most significant of contemporary Italian artists. The carefully-designed exhibition contains a selection of works and cycles of paintings produced in the period from the late 1970s to the present day. […]


From March 24 to September 30, 2007

After “Turner and Venice”, another show which charts a great artist’s response to the city and its lagoon. Venice was, in fact, the place best loved by John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), the most important of American ‘Impressionists’, who was born in Florence and lived for most of his life in Europe. […]

AMLETO AND DONATO SARTORI: THE THEATRE MASK. Beyond the Mask of Commedia dell'Arte: From Goldoni to Teatro Nuovo.

From February 2 to February 20, 2007

In February, for the Carnevale di Venezia and in collaboration with the City Council which promotes its activities, the Biennale will present La maschera del teatro, an international exhibition dedicated to the long, intense activity of Amleto (1915-1962) and Donato Sartori, the two Paduan artists – father and son – known throughout the world for their work using an ancient, symbolic and evocative tool of the theatre, the mask. […]