Venice

IMAGINE: new imagery in Italian Art 1960-1969 in Venice

Do you want to live again the artistic atmosphere of the ’60s? “New imagery in Italian Art 1960-1969” is an innovative interpretation of Italian art analyzing the birth of a new image through new perspectives and a language: a detailed study of the art of a country during its economic rising, where artistic experimentations rapidly followed one another with an extraordinary intensity. 

When:
23 April - 19 September 2016

Where:
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
704 Dorsoduro
30123 Venice

Open daily 10am - 6pm
Closed Tuesday

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Women's Day: special opening of 8 Museums in Venice!

Happy Women’s Day from Purple Home Italy! 

On this special day 8 museums of Venice will extend the opening hours until 19.00! Here's the list of the museums participating in the event: 

  • Museo di Palazzo Mocenigo - Centro Studi di Storia del Tessuto e del Costume
  • Ca’ Pesaro - Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna
  • Museo Correr
  • Casa di Carlo Goldoni
  • Museo di Storia Naturale
  • Museo del Vetro
  • Museo del Merletto
  • Museo Fortuny 

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Looking for a holiday apartment in Venice? Take a look to our Byzantine Venice Apartment in Giudecca Island →  

Purple Home Italy rewarded by Booking.com!

Our Byzantine apartment has received a 2015 Award from Booking.com: we couldn't be prouder! 

Byzantine is an elegant 90 sq.m. apartment with garden located near Venice, in the exclusive Giudecca Island. Bright and magnificently furnished and supplied with all comforts, it has a wide and elegant living room with wood floors and ceilings, a fully equipped modern kitchen with a crystal dining table and a large wine cellar, two silent bedrooms and en-suite marble bathrooms. It can host up to 4 guests. 

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Carnival of Venice 2016

Grand Opening of the 2016 Venice Carnival! It will be officially opened on 23 January with an outstanding show on the banks of Cannaregio, inspired to the theme CREATUM based on the origins of Venice. From 30 January to 9 February Piazza San Marco will host artisans, lutists, glassmakers and tailors who will show the incredible beauty of their art. A real journey into the XVIII century with typical masks and costumes. You really can't miss it! 

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Cantina do Spade - Restaurant in Venice

One of the oldest "bacari" in Venice, Cantina do Spade is a restaurant located a few steps away from Rialto. Here you can taste traditional dishes and the typical "cicheti", peculiar Venetian finger food. A journey to the past with a touch of modernity, in a cosy location that will make you feel at home. 

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