MURANO, BACK TO THE FUTURE

VENEZIA ARTE CULTURA & TURISMO / Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia

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    Description

    We will retrace the history of glass, going through the most precious artifacts on display at the Glass Museum to then analyze the realities of present time. Special emphasis will be placed on the art of making glass beads.

     

    In the past, the production of beads was carried out in Venice rather than in Murano, and it was a women’s occupation rather than men’s. It relied on a widespread network of beads makers, who worked at home using the glass canes produced in the Murano kilns. The revival of Murano glass at the end of the 19th c. was also boosted by an extraordinary production of beads, highly valued items traded in and out of the Mediterranean from time immemorial. Today the art of beads making still engages and challenges a good number of creative and innovative artisans and artists.

     

    Tuesday 11th September: Guided Tour in Italian.

    Thursday 13th September: Guided Tour in English.

    Friday 14th September: Guided Tour in Italian.

     

    Reservations required by Saturday 8th September 2018.

     

    Reservation Guided Tour in Italian

    Reservation Guided Tour in English

     

    Organised by: VENEZIA ARTE CULTURA & TURISMO / Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia

    Image captions

    Images courtesy of: VENEZIA ARTE CULTURA & TURISMO (Associazione culturale) con Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia

    1. Canne di vetro.
    2. Creazione di perle a lume.
    3. Perla Zanvettori.
    4. Scatola di perle.

    Hours
    Time: 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    • Sunday 9th September

      N/A

    • Monday 10th September

      N/A

    • Tuesday 11th September

      2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

    • Wednesday 12th September

      N/A

    • Thursday 13th September

      2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

    • Friday 14th September

      2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

    • Saturday 15th September

      N/A

    • Sunday 16th September

      N/A

    • June 20, 2019 12:20 pm local time

    Price
    • FULL
      € 22
    • Guided tour 12 € + Admission to the museum 10 €
    Languages Spoken
    English, Italian
    Type of Venue
    Museum / Institution
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