The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is among the most important museums in Italy for European and American art 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, the Nasher Sculpture Garden, as well as temporary exhibitions.
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is owned and operated by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, which also operates the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and which is a partner of the Basque Regional Government for the programming of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
Mark Tobey: Threading Light
May 6 – September 10, 2017
This is the first comprehensive retrospective of the American artist’s work in twenty years. The exhibition traces the evolution of Mark Tobey’s groundbreaking style and his significant yet under-recognized contributions to abstraction and mid-century American modernism. INFO
Venezia Jazz Festival
July 24, 9pm
On the occasion of the 10th Venezia Jazz Festival, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection will host a concert by the American jazz arpist Park Stickney. The museum and the temporary exhibition will be open. Admission as of 7:30pm. Entrance ticket: 15 euros.
N.B. If it rains, the event will be held at Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi.