Art Shows

Venezia is rich with many galleries, foundations and museums. 
During More Festival you can check out these wonderful exhibitions. 


Palazzo Grassi

Located in Campo San Samuele and overlooking the Canal Grande, Palazzo Grassi presents major temporary exhibitions, some of which are based in whole or in part on the Pinault Collection. 



From april 17 to november 6, 2016
The first major personal exhibition in Italy dedicated to German artist, Sigmar Polke (1941-2010).
The show spans the artist's entire career, from the 1960s to 2000s, and underlines the variety of his techniques. Nearly ninety works from the Pinault Collection, as well as loans from major public and private collections, will be on display. 

Punta della Dogana 

The triangular-shaped Punta della Dogana separates the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal. As a center for contemporary art, the former customs house of the city presents exhibitions of works from the Pinault Collection.


From april 17 to november 20, 2016
"Accrochage" brings together nearly seventy works that haven't been on display since they became part of the Pinault Collection and over two thirds of the artists have never been presented in an exhibition of the collection. 
Specially conceived for Punta della Dogana, the show will take up the entire exhibition space of the museum.

The mission of the museum is to present the personal collection of Peggy Guggenheim. The collection holds major works of Cubism, Futurism, Metaphysical painting, European abstraction, avant-garde sculpture, Surrealism, and American Abstract Expressionism, by some of the greatest artists of the 20th century.


From april 23 to september 19, 2016
This exhibition present  an ideal mapping of artistic research in Italy in the 1960s that deployed new ideas of figuration and of the image.
Many artists are exposed like: Franco Angeli, Mario Ceroli, Domenico Gnoli, Tano Festa....

From march 19 to july 24, 2016
The exhibition will offer a unique opportunity to compare and contrast the work of European masters of Modernism such as Marcel Ducamp, Max Ernst and Paul Klee, as well as European masters of Art Informel such as Alberto Burri, Emilio Vedova, Jean Dubuffet and Lucio Fontana, with paintings and sculptures by
personalities of the American scene in the 1950s and 1960s like
Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Cy Twombly... 

Casa dei Tre Oci

Acquired by the Fondazione di Venezia in 2000, this neo-gothic house was once the home of early-20th-century artist and photographer Mario de Maria.
Now it hosts his photographic archive and fantastic Italian and international exhibitions of contemporary art and photography.



From april 7th to august 7th, go to the Helmut Newton exhibition at the Casa dei Tre Oci.



Wilmotte Foundation / Fondaco Degli Angeli

A principal purpose of the Wilmotte Foundation is to support and accompany young architects and artists in the first stages of their careers.
The Foundation organizes international competitions to identify and recognize young, exceptional talents, and to awaken up and coming generations of architects to the importance of marrying heritage and innovation.
This year, the W Award, is open to students and young graduates of European architecture schools (link:
The foundation wants to keep and to diffuse the architecture heritage.


Located in Venice in Cannaregio district, the Fondaco Degli Angeli is the art gallery of the Wilmotte Foundation.
The Fondaco Degli Angeli exposes the laureates of the W Price (organized every 2 years by the Foundation).
It's an exhibition place for artists who working around the architecture and landscape.
The Foundation organized : presentations, conferences, events (related to contemporary architecture).






You want to bring back some art? You can.

In the smallest and coolest gallery in town, you will find antique books, drawing, prints, photography (by Jean Cocteau, Matisse, Jean Dubuffet, Alberto Burri, Adolfo Wildt...).