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Glass Tea House Mondrian by Hiroshi Sugimoto

The Glass Tea House Mondrian
©Hiroshi Sugimoto+New Material Research Laboratory.
Courtesy of Le Stanze del Vetro.
Sponsored by Sumitomo Forestry and Fondazione Bisazza.

On June 6th, the “Glass Tea House Mondrian” will open to the

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In Eleonora Duse’s Room.  From Portrait to the icon: the charm of an actress through photography

A new set up for In Eleonora Duse’s Room, a space permanently dedicated to the memory of the great Italian actress, stemmed from the desire to make the Eleonora Duse Archive a place open

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The Palazzo Cini Gallery

The Palazzo Cini Gallery

On 8 April the Palazzo Cini Gallery will re-open to the public, the stately residence on the Grand Canal with its art collection belonged to Vittorio Cini, thank to

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Rediscovered Masterpieces from the Vittorio Cini Collection

Rediscovered Masterpieces from the Vittorio Cini Collection

In addition to great variety, one of the most important features of the historic art collection owned by Count Vittorio Cini, is its wealth. The

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The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937

The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937

Curated by Rainald Franz, The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937 is the second exhibition dedicated to international developments in 20th-century glass, after Glass from

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The Quartetto di Venezia: The Complete Beethoven String Quartets

!!THE FIRST CONCERT, ON THE 23 APRIL IS SOLD OUT!!
Asolo Musica is trying to organize an encore performance on the evening of the 23, at 8.30pm.
If you would like to participate,

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Historical Studies Seminar The Divided City

The Divided City is the general title of the historical studies seminar, which, as usual is spread over five half days. The focus will be on the divisive factors found over

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Art Night Venice 2016

On the 18 June, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini takes part to the sixth Artnight extending the opening of the exhibition Cosmic Dance Two by Lin Utzon and Palazzo Cini until 12pm (The

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International Conference: Vienna and Modern Glass 1900-1937

To coincide with the exhibition The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937, the Glass Study Center is organising an important conference dedicated to the production of artistic glass in Vienna and

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Janequin and Carpentras. Tradition and Innovation in 16th-century France

Battles and Lamentations
Janequin and Carpentras
Tradition and Innovation in 16th-Century France
1520-1540
 

Egida Sartori and Laura Alvini Early-Music Seminars 2016
Director: Pedro Memelsdorff

11-15 May 2016
Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Italy
Call for

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Conclusive Concert of the Early Music Seminars 2016

May 15, 2015, at 6 pm.
Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
Free entrance until seats last

 

Concert
Battles and Lamentations
Janequin and Carpentras
Tradition and Innovation in 16th-century France
1520-1540
Sunday May 15 at 6 pm, at the end of

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International Conference Decoration of Performance Space: Meaning and Ideology

Detail of the ceiling in the Teatro La Fenice, Venice, before the fire of 1996

The Study Centre for Documentary Research into European Theatre and Opera  has organised, in collaboration with the International

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Exhibition Cosmic Dance Two

Staged in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, this exhibition presents the latest phase in the Cosmic Dance project that Danish artist Lin Utzon has been working on for some time.

The

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Research-Led Performance Workshop. The Guitar in the Work of Mauricio Kagel, Giacomo Manzoni and Fausto Romitelli

Juan Gris, Still Life with Guitar (1913).
 

Announcement for Research-Led Performance Workshop. The Guitar in the Work of Mauricio Kagel, Giacomo Manzoni and Fausto Romitelli.

From 27th to 29th June 2016, the Institute for Music

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Seminar on 16th- and 17th- Century Music Sources Venice, a City without a Court: church, theatre and ridotto

Jacopo Palma il Giovane, Davide vincitore di Golia festeggiato dalle fanciulle di Gerusalemme (particolare), 1595, Venezia, chiesa di San Zaccaria, Cappella di sant’Atanasio.

 

Call for application to Seminar on 16th- and 17th- Century Music Sources

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Institutes and Centres of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini
Institutes and Centres

Institutes and Centres of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

In addition to the regular publication of periodicals, each Institute or Center organizes and promotes exhibitions, conferences and workshops in the field of its own research activities.

Le Stanze del Vetro
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Tha Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937

18 April 2016 — 31 July 2016

Secon exhibition dedicated to international developments in 20th-century glass. The exhibition focuses for the first time on the history of glassmaking in Austria.

Hiroshi Sugimoto
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The Glass Tea House Mondrian

until 30 November 2016

The “Glass Tea House” is a temporary pavilion designed by the Japanese artist and photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto as part of the activities of Le Stanze del Vetro. Hiroshi Sugimoto is known worldwide for his black-and-white photographs, and for the first time ever he is to design an architectural building in Venice.

Libraries
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Timetable

Monday – Friday from 9am to 6pm

The library Nuova Manica Lunga is the place for consulting the documentary funds of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini. To facilitate the research, the Whole ground floor is open-shelves and it allows free access to the materials in unlimited numbers.

Photo Library
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Timetable

Monday - Friday from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm

The Institute of Art History of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini has a rich Photo Library containing a total of around 730,000 photographs.
Consultation is only possible with appointment.

Hosted events
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Information

The many possible combinations of interior and exterior spaces make the Fondazione Giorgio Cini’s resources and facilities adaptable for any kind of event.

Guided tours
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Information

It is possible to visit the monumental complex at the weekend.
Guided tours will take place, without need of reservation, every Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 17.00.
During weekdays, guided tours are for groups of at least 12 people, upon reservation.

Lettera da San Giorgio 33
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Download the latest issue

Download the latest issue of the Lettera da San Giorgio 33 for tablet and smartphone from Apple store or Google Play or the pdf version from this site .