Ca' Rezzonico

Past exhibitions


March 8, 2024

During the Renaissance, Venice established itself as the leading Italian centre for the production and distribution of prints through its position as an international emporium open to the major trade routes. As the fulcrum of a veritable revolution in images, the city was the market for some of the 16th century’s most important and fascinating graphic works and publications. […]

ROSALBA CARRIERA, miniatures on ivory

October 13, 2023

A retrospective dedicated to Rosalba Carriera the miniaturist, to admire works of extraordinarily delicate refinement, now classic examples of Rococo art […]

LINO TAGLIAPIETRA. The Origin of the Journey

July 14, 2023

The exhibition wants to pay homage to Lino Tagliapietra, an artist, traveler, experimenter, during his constant search for stimuli he can transfer to his works, including passionate research, technical perfection, and sublimation of the beauty of glass […]

FLAVIO FAVELLI. Inverse beauty

May 9, 2019

Ca’ Rezzonico is taking part in the MUVE Contemporaneo project by hosting Flavio Favelli’s site-specific exhibition that traverses the museum’s monumental rooms. […]

Exhibition | LA VITA COME OPERA D'ARTE. Anton Maria Zanetti e le sue collezioni

September 29, 2018

Anton Maria Zanetti was a central figure in the eighteenth-century history of Venetian collecting and in the world’s endorsement of Venetian art. He was perhaps the most influential character in the Venetian art scene of the time. Discover the exhibition […]

GIULIA LAMA. Painter and poetess 1681-1747

May 23, 2018

A prominent painter, unfortunately completely ignored outside her homeland: Giulia Lama is to be discovered at Ca’Rezzonico. From 23 May 2018 […]

Portrait/Copy - Ebenbild/Abbild | Exhibition

July 1, 2017

Four young German artists, hosted for three months by the German Centre for Venetian Studies at the Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza, had the opportunity to personally experience and analyse the relationship between Venice and its visitors. Find out more […]

MARZIA MIGLIORA. Velme | Exhibition

May 13, 2017

Attracted by the many connotations Venice and Ca’Rezzonico evokes Marzia Migliora uses wide range of media used to compose installations you’ll see within Ca’Rezzonico itinerary. Discover more about “Velme” project […]


March 19, 2016

At Ca’Rezzonico on display over six hundred pieces from Italian and foreign museums to homage Geminiano Cozzi, artist and manufacturer, and his porcelains. Discover more now. […]

THE PISANI MORETTA FAMILY. History and collecting

July 4, 2015

The exhibition, thanks to the generous help of the heirs, puts together some precious paintings and objects belonging to the famous family of the Pisani Moretta to document the splendour and taste of some of the protagonists of 18th-century Venice. Extended until January 11, 2016. […]

PORCELAIN from the collection of Marino Nani Mocenigo

June 14, 2014

The porcelain collection of Marino Nani Mocenigo will be displayed in the rooms of Ca’ Rezzonico. The exhibition will present 338 pieces produced by the most important manufactories of Europe […]


From December 7, 2013 to April 28, 2014

This year sees the start of a new and fascinating investigation at Ca’ Rezzonico, the symbol of 18th century Venice, into landscape painting. Among the leading figures of the genre, which is at the centre of a necessary re-evaluation, was Pietro Bellotto, Canaletto’s nephew and the younger brother of Bernardo Bellotti […]


May 31, 2013

Regatta boats were extravagantly decorated by leading artists and these designs today are documented by one of the most important collections of prints and drawingsconserved in the Gabinetto dei disegni e delle stampe in Museo Correr, now displayed after a long period out of public sight, at Ca’ Rezzonico […]

A VERY LIGHT ART. Mario Airò / Stefano Arienti / Cerith Wyn Evans / Flavio Favelli / Luigi Ontani / Gabriel Orozco / Heimo Zobernig

From May 31 to November 24, 2013

Situated in the historic environs of the Ca’ Rezzonico Museum, this exhibition showcases the work of artists who master space and material in relation to context. The unique aspect of all the works selected is their emphasis on craftsmanship and technical finesse, almost all of them the product of high Italian artistry. […]


From May 18 to October 13, 2013

The project rediscovers and at the same time stresses the work of Emilio Vedova and, with some of his most forceful works, makes possible a comparison with the glorious artistic history of Venice within two of its leading museum […]


From September 26, 2012 to January 14, 2013

Drawings and paintings showing battles, realized by Francesco Simonini (Parma 1686-1766), will be displayed for the the first time at Ca’ Rezzonico […]

TIEPOLO NERO. Graphic work and engraved plates

From July 22 to October 14, 2012

An important opportunity to explore some artistic materials that are surprisingly little-known but of great significance for the study of the history of art […]


From December 15, 2011 to December 15, 2012

Ca’ Rezzonico houses an extraordinary collection of sculptural sketch models, whose provenance is just as important as the intrinsic value of the pieces […]


From December 15, 2011 to December 15, 2012

Ca’ Rezzonico houses an important selection of porcelains providing an overview of almost all major European manufacturers […]

BARRY X BALL. Portraits and Masterpieces.

From June 4 to September 11, 2011

In conjunction with the 54th Venice Biennale, the Museum of 18th Century Venice, Ca’ Rezzonico, hosts Portraits and Masterpieces, a solo show of the American sculptor Barry X Ball […]

That Obscure Object of Art.

From June 4 to October 5, 2009

The exhiibition is intended to cast light on the wide range of aspects and languages in Russian art over the past thirty years […]

MICHELE MARIESCHI (1710-1743). Engravings of city views.

From January 4, 2008 to January 5, 2009

After shows dedicated to Tiepolo, Longhi, Canaletto, Fontebasso and Carlevarijs, now an exhibtion dedicated to one of the most important 18th-century Venetian “vedutisti”, Michele Marieschi […]

FRANCESCO FONTEBASSO (1707 - 1769). Album of Drawings.

From December 16, 2006 to May 14, 2007

Francesco Fontebasso was a leading figure in the flourishing world of 18th century Venetian painting […]

CANALETTO–BRUSTOLON. The Ducal Festivities: Copperplates and Prints from the Museo Correr Collection.

From April 21 to December 10, 2006

Ten splendid engraved copperplates by Giambattista Brustolon, based on drawings by Canaletto […]

PIETRO LONGHI. Draughtsman: Drawings from the Museum Correr Collection.

From January 28 to April 17, 2006

From the rich collection of prints and drawings in the Museo Correr, some 50 drawings by Pietro Longhi […]

MAURIZIO PELLEGRIN. Isole: Memory and Permanence.

From September 3 to November 6, 2005

The project consists of installations, film, sculpture and photography, which together form one large single work: Isole […]

TIEPOLO. Etching plates from the Museo Correr Collection.

From December 15, 2004 to September 25, 2005

The exhibition marks the bicentenary of the death of Giandomenico Tiepolo, presenting 33 copper plates engraved by various members of the Tiepolo family […]

EA TABLE GLASS. Table Glassware.

From September 25 to November 7, 2004

This exhibition is part of the Sixth International Design Competition organised by the Trieste Contemporanea Committee in collaboration with Musei Civici di Venezia and the Revoltella Museum of Trieste […]

TIEPOLO. Drawings from the Museo Correr Collection.

From September 2 to December 12, 2004

About sixty drawings part of the Museo Correr collections and not normally exhibited for the bicentenary celebration […]