The Accademia Galleries, the Greatest Collection of Venetian Art

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Ca' Centopietre - Gallerie dell'Accademia

A five-minute walk from Ca' Centopietre, in front of the Accademia Bridge on the Grand Canal, you can visit the Accademia Galleries, one of the most important museums of Venice and one of the 30 most visited State museums in Italy. The Accademia Galleries exhibit the best collection of Venetian and Veneto art, especially as concerns paintings from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century: among the most important Ventian artists there are Giorgione, Giovanni Bellini, Vittore Carpaccio, Cima Da Conegliano, Tintoretto Tiziano, Guardi, Longhi. Works of art of other Italian artists of all ages are displayed too, including masters such as Lotto, Mantegna, Piero della Francesca.

There's a good presence of sculptures and original drawings too, including perhaps one of the most famous drawings/icons in the world: The Vitruvian Man by Leonardo Da Vinci (displayed only on special occasions).

In addition to the permanent collection, the Accademia Galleries organize every year major temporary art exhibitions, besides from 2015, 5 new rooms have been restored, thanks to the intervention of several international sponsors, and open to the public in order to optimize the experience for all visitors.

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