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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Jan Dismas Zelenka. Masses and sonatas 1720-30

Egida Sartori and Laura Alvini Early Music Seminars
Jan Dismas Zelenka. 
Masses and sonatas 1720-30

On the occasion of the the Early Music Seminars, directed by Pedro Memelsdorff, on 23 February at 6pm, the scholarship

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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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Workshop and Meeting with Master Taneda Michikazu. Dances in Noh Theatre

Coordinated by Bonaventura Ruperti, professor of the Japanese language at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, these two events provide the opportunity to meet the famous master and actor of Noh theatre, Taneda Michikazu (born in

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International Conference The Cappellin Glassworks.

Ahead of the exhibition entitled The Cappellin Glassworks and the Young Carlo Scarpa, due to open in the autumn, the Glass Study Center has organised an international conference on the closely related

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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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Seminar The Mediterranean Linguistic Atlas: New Developments and Perspectives

As part of the events associated with the digital enhancement project of the Mediterranean Linguistic Atlas, a seminar organised by the Fondazione Giorgio Cini will be held on San Giorgio in collaboration with the

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Workshop Islamic Calligraphy: Nigeria, Morocco and Egypt

In the Islamic world, calligraphy is the main medium of visual aesthetic expression and is both transcultural and transdisciplinary. It is transcultural, because the various calligraphic styles have been influenced by different cultural

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Books at San Giorgio

Books at San Giorgio, a series of meetings presenting the latest publications concerning or by
the Fondazione Cini, has now reached its thirteenth edition.

On 13 March the latest volume of Studi Veneziani (for the year 2016) will be presented. Edited by the Institute of the History of the Venetian State and Society, this journal explores the manifold aspects of over a thousand years of Venetian history.

On 20 March, the featured book is Il teatro in fotografia. L’immagine della prima attrice italiana fra Otto e Novecento by Marianna Zannoni. This study of leading ladies in Italian theatre at the turn of the 20th century focuses on great

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International Conference The Female Voice in the Twentieth Century: Material, Symbolic and Aesthetic Dimensions

The female voice embodies several aspects of the contemporary world and studies on the subject
require a multidisciplinary approach. Coordinated by Michela Garda and Serena Facci,
this conference will investigate the importance of

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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
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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
Istituti e centri

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
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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

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.