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Venice Art Galleries

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Galleria d'Arte Moderna
Also known as the Modern Art Gallery, this gallery can be found in the Ca' Pesaro building. It houses late 19th century art by Italian artists. A highlight is the Museo d'Arte Orientale, located upstairs, housing a collection of unusual art objects. Fondamenta de Ca' Pesaro, Santa Croce (041 524 0695).

Gallerie Dell'Accademia
This former church houses art works from the 14th to the 18th Century.There are 21 rooms of impressive Venetian artworks by the cities most famous artists. Campia della Carita, Dorsoduro 1050 (041 520 0345).

Galleria Franchetti
This gallery can be found in the magnifient Ca' d'Oro 15th century gothic building. Here you can view an impressive collection of paintings, bronzes and tapestries. There are amazing views of the Grand Canal from the gallery balconies. Calle di Ca 'd'Oro, Cannaregio (041 523 8790).

Venice Art Galleries

Museo Correr
The art and history of Venice, displayed by 19th century artworks, books, documents and maps. Piazza San Marco, San Marco, Venice (041 240 5211).

Museo del Settecento
A collection of 18 th Century art in the Ca' Rezzonico designed by Longhena. Fondamenta Rezzonico, Dorsoduro (041 241 0100).

Palazzo Cini
The former residence of Vittorio Cini now housing an art collection. Dorsoduro, 864 , (S. Vio, Accademia) , Venice (041 5210755).

Palazzo Fortuny
Owned by an eccentric Spanish painter in the early 20th century,this mansion now houses his collection and other artists paintings. Only opens for temporary exhibitions. Campo San Benito , 3780 San Marco, Venice (041 520 0995).

Palazzo Venier dei Leoni
This gallery is home to the millionaire art collector, Peggy Guggenheim, extensive collection. Many famous artists works can be found here, a highlight is the unuusual sculpture garden. Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Dorsodoro (041 240 5411).

Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Here you can find the largest collection of Venetian painter Tintoretto. There are some large masterpiece, religous works here that are very impressive, as well as ceiling art work. Campo San Rocco, San Polo (041 523 4864).

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