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.
Postwar Era. A Recent History
Homages to Jack Tworkov and Claire Falkenstein
23 January – 4 April, 2016
The exhibition offers a fresh, analytical look at postwar American and European art through 1979, the year of Peggy Guggenheim death. Paintings and sculptures, works both from Peggy Guggenheim’s collection and from donations to the Foundation’s Venice museum, some rarely exhibited, are assembled in clusters and arranged according to theme, style, affinity, and an unconventional chronology, bringing together threads of sensibility that go beyond avant-garde movements and historical tendencies. This context also offers insight into the work of two artists in the Foundation’s collections: Jack Tworkov (1900–1982) and Claire Falkenstein (1908–1997). INFO
To Be...or Not To Be?
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents its latest activities for Family Card members: six workshops to be held between November 2015 and April 2016. Garage San Marco is once again supporting an innovative, creative, and stimulating program. INFO
From February to November 2016, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, in collaboration with Fondazione di Venezia organize a new edition of the Guggenheim Art Classes. Find out more >>
Kids Creative Lab
Check out Kids Creative Lab! The fourth edition of the educational project of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and OVS. in collaboration with Università Ca' Foscari and with the support of the Municipality of Venice. INFO
January 23– February 9, 2016 The museum participates in the program of the 2015 Venice Carnival, Creatum, About Arts and Traditions.INFO
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