The Misericordia Restoration Laboratories

Set up to tackle the conservation problems that emerged after the 1966 flood, the restoration and diagnostics laboratories of the Gallerie dell’Accademia are a centre of excellence with a fine reputation gained over decades of work safeguarding the heritage of Venice’s and the Veneto region’s state museums and ecclesiastical heritage. Restorations of large canvases are… Continue reading The Misericordia Restoration Laboratories

The new galleries of the Doge’s Palace

VIF is promoting the historical reconstruction of a real Quadreria by dedicating an entire space that will house symbolic works of the Serenissima’s invaluable collection. At the end of this important intervention, masterpieces will be admired under a new light, giving them new life thanks to the philological staging by maestro Pierluigi Pizzi. The New… Continue reading The new galleries of the Doge’s Palace

The Cotisso Award to the Angels of the ‘acqua alta’ at the Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello

Thanks to a quick response, the notes of Vivaldi and Beethoven and other priceless volumes were saved from the high water of 12 November 2019. President Giovanni Giol: ‘Thanks to their efforts, nothing was lost’.   The notes marked out in ink seemed to dissolve on the wet paper. The thin twine bindings no longer… Continue reading The Cotisso Award to the Angels of the ‘acqua alta’ at the Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello