On this first Sunday in January 2024, all museums in Venice are offering free admission, presenting interesting collections, such as the Gemma De Angelis Testa donation at the Gallery of Modern Art at Ca' Pesaro or the recent display of Mariano Fortuny's works at the Palazzo of the same name. "Ego" at Fondation Valmont at the Bonvicini Palace.
Until February 25, 2024, you can visit the exhibition "Ego" at Fondation Valmont at the Bonvicini Palace. The exhibition chronicles the reflections on concept of Ego by four artists who met in Venice.
But that's not all. Let's find out more.
"Marcel Duchamp and the Seduction of the Copy" at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents the exhibition "Marcel Duchamp and the Seduction of the Copy," the first major solo show dedicated to Duchamp, influential 20th-century artist and longtime friend of American patron Peggy Guggenheim.
The exhibition features about sixty works created between 1911 and 1968 from prestigious institutions. The exhibition is open until March 18 with admission fee.
"Photographic Notes: The Venice of Luigi Ferrigno" at the Fondazione Querini Stampalia
The Venice of Luigi Ferrigno" is open until April 1 at the Fondazione Querini Stampalia in Venice. This exhibition presents for the first time to the public an organic collection of the works of photographer Luigi Ferrigno. "Murano: Upcycling Glass" at the Murano Glass Museum.
At Room Nine (Brandolini Room) of the Murano Glass Museum, "Murano: Upcycling Glass" is on display, featuring forty works created by the island's master glassmakers using recycled industrial glass. The exhibition has been extended until Feb. 29, 2024. "Layers of Life" by Raghav Babbar.
"Layers of Life" by Raghav Babbar
Raghav Babbar's exhibition "Layers of Life" is his first solo show organized outside London, where he currently resides and works.
With a deeply autobiographical tone, the exhibition explores the artist's melancholy for his homeland through a selection of his most recent works. The exhibition is open through Jan. 28.
Art exhibitions free museums Venice January 2024
The month of January 2024 offers a wide range of opportunities to explore art in Venice, with exhibitions and museums celebrating the diversity of artistic expressions.
From an analysis of the concept of Ego to the photographic rediscovery of Venice through Luigi Ferrigno's "Photographic Notes," to the fascinating transformation of recycled industrial glass into works of art at "Murano: Upcycling Glass," there is something for all art lovers.
Raghav Babbar's "Layers of Life" exhibition offers an intimate and autobiographical look at the artist's experience, while "Marcel Duchamp and the Seduction of the Copy" at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection takes us into Duchamp's innovative and influential world.
Remember to take advantage of free admission to most museums on this first Sunday of the month and enjoy the extraordinary works on display.
Whether you are an art enthusiast or a curious explorer, these exhibitions offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Venice's unique cultural atmosphere and discover new artistic perspectives.