Edmondo Bacci: Energy and Light

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is among the most important museums for European and North American art of the first half of the 20th century in Italy. It is located in Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, on the Grand Canal in Venice.

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Daily 10 am–6 pm
Closed on Tuesdays and December 25
The ticket office closes at 5:15 pm

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In Focus

Public Programs

On the occasion of the Edmondo Bacci: Energy and Light exhibition, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection offers a varied program of collateral events that analyze, interpret, and spread knowledge about the artist’s visual language and artistic process to the museum’s various audiences.

Thursdays for Venetians

On Thursdays, from 2 to 6 pm, the museum grants free admission to residents of the City of Venice and those born in Venice, as well as to students at Venetian universities.

Art Night Venezia

On Saturday, June 17, the museum takes part in the twelfth edition of Art Night Venezia, organized by Ca’ Foscari University and the City of Venice, by holding a special, free, late-night opening from 6 pm to 10 pm. Art frees the night!

Museum Week

From June 5–11 the constellation of Guggenheim museums in New York, Venice, and Bilbao is an ambassador for the tenth edition of #MuseumWeek, an annual event that takes place on social media, with the goal of promoting museums and cultural institutions around the world. Follow the social media platforms of each Guggenheim museum to discover the themes and hashtags of this year’s #MuseumWeek!


I Go to the Museum

A program created by the Peggy Guggenheim Collection to promote social inclusion through educational tours and activities designed for people with migratory backgrounds.

Activities for Teachers

Free training workshops and meetings that give teachers the opportunity to improve their professional skills by experimenting with innovative educational methods.

Dorsoduro Museum Mile

The Gallerie dell’Accademia, the Galleria di Palazzo Cini, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana have once again joined forces to create the Dorsoduro Museum Mile, a unique itinerary covering eight centuries of art and culture.

My Special Venice

My Special Venice is a digital card that grants visitors entrance and concessions to a number of arts institutions partnered with Confindustria Venezia-Rovigo: the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Palazzo Grassi-Punta della Dogana, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Teatro La Fenice, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Labirinto Borges, Teatro Verde, Vatican Chapels, and Palazzo Cini.

Become a Member

Your Membership Card is your personal key to enter the home of Peggy Guggenheim and her remarkable collection of twentieth-century art.


Special program

Landscape #2 – Dorsoduro

A trip to contemplate light: the glaring sunsets on the fondamenta delle Zattere and the light in Giambattista Tiepolo’s paintings that were two sources of inspiration for the Venetian "Spazialismo" artist.
15 June 2023 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Collection Highlights