2023 was a remarkably successful year for the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, which saw the museum establish itself as one of the city's most significant cultural destinations. With more than 378,000 visitors during its 315 days of operation and a daily average of 1,200 guests, the museum maintained comparable levels in 2022, demonstrating its continued appeal to an increasingly broad and diverse audience.
Peggy Guggenheim Venice attendances
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice ended 2023 with a remarkable success, consolidating its position of relevance among the city's cultural institutions. During its 315 days of operation, the museum attracted an eclectic audience, registering more than 378,000 admissions and maintaining a daily average of 1,200 guests, confirming its continued appeal.
Presences Peggy Guggenheim Venice: the details
An eclectic and participatory audience
The lagoon art foundation reported that to this figure should be added more than 5,000 people who visited the collection on special occasions, such as openings, institutional, corporate and private events. Further success was seen with more than 10,000 participants taking part in Public Programs, Kids Day and visits related to the "At Guggenheim School" project.
Critics' and Audiences' enthusiasm for 2023 exhibitions
Director Karole Vail expressed her satisfaction with the achievements during 2023, noting the enthusiasm of critics and audiences for the proposed exhibitions. Among the outstanding exhibitions, the homage to Edmondo Bacci captured attention, as did the current exhibition dedicated to Marcel Duchamp.
This extraordinary success comes in a year when Venice hosted the Architecture Biennale and major art exhibitions, confirming the museum's continued relevance and appeal in the international cultural scene.
"Marcel Duchamp and the Seduction of the Copy": An ongoing success
At the moment, the exhibition "Marcel Duchamp and the Seduction of the Copy" continues to enjoy a high number of visitors and will remain open until March 18. The exhibition program will soon be enriched with two major monographs focusing on Jean Cocteau and Marina Apollonio.
Jean Cocteau Featured: "The Juggler's Revenge."
The Cocteau retrospective, titled "The Juggler's Revenge," will open April 13, promising to immerse the public in the artist's fascinating world.
Marina Apollonio: Beyond the Circle - A unique first exhibition
In the fall, it will be the turn of "Marina Apollonio. Beyond the Circle," the first solo exhibition dedicated to this leading figure in the international optic-kinetic movement, supported and collected by Peggy Guggenheim in the 1960s.
Consolidation of prestige: The Peggy Guggenheim Collection as a must-see cultural destination
Continued success in attendance confirms the Peggy Guggenheim Collection as a must-see cultural destination in Venice, consolidating its prominent position in the international museum scene.
Presences Peggy Guggenheim Venice: Conclusion
Consistent success in attendance during 2023 confirms the Peggy Guggenheim Collection as a must-see cultural destination in Venice. The current exhibition, "Marcel Duchamp and the Seduction of the Copy," continues to record high visitor numbers and will remain open until March 18, promising a triumphant end to the year.
Looking ahead, the exhibition program will be further enriched with monographs on Jean Cocteau and Marina Apollonio. The retrospective on Cocteau, titled "The Juggler's Revenge," will open on April 13, while "Marina Apollonio.
Beyond the Circle" will be the first solo exhibition devoted to this leading figure in the international optic-kinetic movement this fall. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection continues to consolidate its prominent position in the international museum scene, offering an unparalleled artistic experience in the heart of Venice.