Qwalala by Pae White

Pae White, “Qwalala”, LE STANZE DEL VETRO, Venezia 2017, Ph. Enrico Fiorese

On May 12, 2017, on the occasion of the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, Qwalala, a

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Exhibition Eleonora Duse and Arrigo Boito

Part of the celebrations for the centenary of the death of Arrigo Boito (1842-1918), this exhibition reconstructs the artistic and personal relationship of Eleonora Duse with the famous Veneto librettist, poet and composer –

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Accademia Vivaldi 2018 Masterclass on the performance practice of the music of Antonio Vivaldi

After the success of Accademia Vivaldi (7-14 July 2017) the Istituto Italiano Antonio Vivaldi is organizing a second edition that is quite different from the previous one.

Instead of a single session

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The Squero Auditorium – 2018 Concert Season

The 2018 concert season at the Squero Auditorium consists of twelve concerts, organised in collaboration with Asolo Musica, Associazione Amici della Musica.
The season begins on 24 February with cellist Mario Brunello,

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New Guided Tours of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

Ph Lorenzo Cinotti @Celestalis

A new pilot project for guided tours of the monumental complex of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini will start on 1 March 2018. Tours will be available every day of the

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 A new installation on

the theme of violence against women

 Violence against women has become a daily ritual. Now only treated as a matter of fact

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A Furnace in Marseille. Cirva – Centre international de recherche sur le verre et les arts plastiques

© 2017 Photographie David GIANCATARINA

A Furnace in Marseille. Cirva Centre international de recherche sur le verre et les arts plastiques curated by Isabelle Reiher and Chiara Bertola

The next Spring exhibition at LE

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Exhibition Imagined Architecture. Drawings from the Collections of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini collections contain numerous drawings for illusory architecture: projects, sketches, ideas, modelli, copies, and bozzetti for engravings, related to various genres of ornamentation, quadratura, and stage design. Most of them

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Vatican Chapels. The Holy See Pavillion at the XVI International Architecture Exhibition

Commissar: Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi
Curators: Francesco Dal Co, Micol Forti
Architects: Andrew Berman, Francesco Cellini, Javier Corvalan, Eva Prats e Ricardo Flores, Norman Foster, Teronobu Fujimori, Sean Godsell, Carla Juacaba, Smiljan Radic, Eduardo Souto de Moura,

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Art Night Venezia 2018

On June 23, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini takes part to the eight Art Night Venezia, organized by Ca’ Foscari in collaboration with the Municipality of Venice, extending the opening of the

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Workshop Research-led Performance: Flute and Guitar in Twentieth Century Music

This workshop marks a new departure in the Research-led Performance series, the Institute of Music’s way of taking an active part in musical life by creating a dialogue between archive research and musical

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Consert Season at Auditorium "Lo Squero"

Concert Season 2018

The 2018 concert season at the Squero Auditorium consists of twelve concerts, organised in collaboration with Asolo Musica, Associazione Amici della Musica.

Guided Tours


You can visit the monumental complex on Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 am to 3 pm every hour.

Institutes and Centers of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

Institutes and Centers of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

Each Institute and Center, as part of its research activities, in addition to establishing regular periodical publications, organizes and promotes exhibitions, educational conferences and seminars.



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La Nuova Manica Lunga è il luogo per la consultazione dei fondi documentali della Fondazione Giorgio Cini. Per agevolare le ricerche, l’intero piano terra è a scaffale aperto e consente il libero accesso ai materiali in numero illimitato.

Photo Library


Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm / 2pm– 4.30pm

A rich photographic archive includes about 730,000 photographs.
Consultation is possible by appointment.

Hosted Events


The combination of internal and external spaces of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini allows interpretation and use customizable for any type of event

Art Bonus

Art Bonus

Art Bonus is the measure promoted by the Government to encourage cultural patronage.
The monumental complex of the Island of Saint George is a beneficiary of D.L. 31.5.2014, n. 83, "Disposizioni urgenti per la tutela del patrimonio culturale, lo sviluppo della cultura e il rilancio del turismo", convertito con modificazioni in Legge n. 106 del 29/07/2014 e s.m.i.