Art & Design Student Trips in Venice

Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world but also has a fantastic range of good museums, in a wonderful setting, that are sure to inspire your Art and Design group.

As well as the treasures contained in the galleries of the Franchetti and Accademia, your group will also be able to marvel at it's museums and churches which house delightful works by artists such as Tintoretto, Bellini and Tintoretto. Why not also take the short boat trip to Murano or Burano to see Venetian lace and glass being made in traditional styles that will add extra magic to your educational visit. Contact us today for your competitive tailor-made quotation!
 

 

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Ca d’Oro (Franchetti Gallery)

Ca' d'Oro, or the Palazzo Santa Sofia as it is correctly known, is located right on the Grand Canal and one of the primary visits for any student group's school trip or study tour to Venice. One of the older palazzi, it has always been known as Ca' d'Oro (golden house) due to the gilt and polychrome external decorations which once adorned its walls. The Palazzo was built between 1428 and 1430 for the Contarin read more ...

Correr Museum

Located in St. Mark's Square, the Museo Correr is one of the 11 civic museum run by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia. The museum extends along the southside of the Piazza on the upper floors of the Procuratorie Nuove and contains some interesting sculptures by Antonio Canova, as well as a range of interesting artefacts relating to the 19th century history of Venice.

Galleria dell'Accademia

Situated just down the Accademia bridge, the Accademia Gallerie was founded in the 1750s as painting, sculpture and architecture's school and is a key study visit on any Art and Design school or student trip to Venice. It's purpose was to create an official institution for arts like those  in other Italian cities such as Florence, Milan and Bologna and it is now regarded as probably the city's most important and prestigio read more ...

Merletti School – (Burano)

A fascinating visit for students of Art and design is the visit to the Merletti school on Burano, famous for it's lace making. After many decades of neglect the initiative of a Consortium endorsed by public and private bodies and the A. Marcello Foundation, led in 1981 to the inauguration of the School Museum. Since then they have developed a series of successful thematic exhibitions and organised  theoretical- read more ...

Palazzo Ducale and Museum

Located just near San Marco Basilica, the magnificent Doge's Palace or Palazzo Ducale was built in the 9th century and represents a masterpiece of the Venetian Gothic architecture. It is therefore one of the most important aspects of any Art or Architecture study trip to this wonderful city.   The structure was enlarged during the intervening centuries until it's completion in 1438 and the museum houses several read more ...

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Peggy Guggenheim's career belongs in the history of 20th century art. She used to say that it was her duty to protect the art of her own time, and so she dedicated half of her life to this mission, as well as to the creation of the museum that still carries her name. The museum is located in Palazzo Venier Dei Leoni, an unfinished 18th century Grand Palace, right on the Grand canal between the Accademia bridge and church of Santa Maria read more ...

Santa Maria della Salute

This magnificent church, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, was built in 1630 when the plague that killed about a third of the Venetian people had finally disappeared. The Salute is a huge structure built on a octagonal plan and full of references to Saint Mary. Inside the church there is a host of valuable paintings by Tiziano including “Doctors of the Church and the Evangelists”, “David and Goliath, Abraham and Isa read more ...

St Mark's Square

One of the finest piazzas in the world without doubt and located in the heart of Venice, the magnificent San Marco square is surrounded on three sides by the Procuratie Nuove, Procuratie Vecchie and Ala Napoleonica. On the fourth side is the outstanding Basilica di San Marco and few steps away the 15th century Clock tower or Campanile that rises above the Mercerie. The square is one of the lowest areas in Venice and espe read more ...

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