The Guggenheim Experience
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is among the most important museums in Italy for European and American art of the first half of the 20th century. It is located in Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, on the Grand Canal in Venice. The museum presents Peggy Guggenheim's personal collection, masterpieces from the Hannelore B. and Rudolph B. Schulhof collection, a sculpture garden as well as temporary exhibitions. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is owned and operated by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, which also operates the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection February 15–June 14, 2020
Peggy Guggenheim is celebrated for her groundbreaking modern art collection. Migrating Objects will focus on a lesser-known, but crucial episode in Guggenheim’s own migratory path: her turn to the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the indigenous Americas in the 1950s and ’60s. INFO
Meet the Curator
February 15, 11am (in English)
On the opening day of Migrating Objects, Ellen McBreen, Associate Professor, History of Art, Wheaton College, Mass., will discuss the exhibition in the galleries and introduce visitors to the non-Western artworks on view. Gallery talk is free with museum admission. No booking required..
Venice Carnival 2020
February 8 – 25, 2020
From February 8 to 25, 2020, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection takes part in the Venice Carnival with free presentations to the public and a workshop for 4–10 years old. Enjoy the complete calendar of activities! INFO
October 2019 – May 2020
Joy, fear, calm, happiness, anxiety, and tension will be the focus of the new workshops for Family Card holders. INFO
Become a Member
Become a Member of the Collection, be welcomed into Peggy's home as often as you want and take part in exclusive activities.