Until the 25th April it is possible to visit the exhibition “The Adventure of Glass” at the Correr Museum. After 30 years the Museum is hosting one of the symbol of Venice: the glass. Enhancing this exhibition, the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Museum, which was founded in 1861 thanks to Abbot Zanetti.


The exhibition open from 11 December 2010 to 25 April 2011 is organised chronologically in four sections: archaeological glass, the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries, the nineteenth century and the twentieth century. It goes back from the beginning of glass in Venice, when it appeared in lagoon, to this day when the glass meets the contemporary design. The works on display is over three hundred often recovered from the lagoon beds because of consignments falling into the sea or were simply discarded because they were broken.


Moreover, to enrich the exhibition, the concomitance with the carnival of Venice, one of the most known event all over the world. This year the theme of carnival is the eighteenth century and on the exhibition are exposed works from Maschietto’s collection.