Art & Design School Trips to Venice
Venice provides an outstanding backdrop for students to develop a deeper understanding of Art and Design. Explore waterways, bridges and palaces, capture the buzzing atmosphere on cameras, and develop an appreciation of for the style of the distinctive Venetian architecture. For an antidote to Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance and Rococo styles, discover the superb collection of contemporary works at Peggy Guggenheim's Pallazo home. A school trip to Venice will provide an extraordinary opportunity for students to develop their interest and knowledge of Art History in a stunning historical setting.
- Flight to Venice
- Accademia Gallery
- 2 hour walking tour to explore the art of Venice & key highlights such as the Rialto Bridge & St Mark’s Square
- Teatro La Fenice
- Peggy Guggenheim museum
- Doges Palace & Bridge of Sighs
- Island Cruise to Murano & Burano
- Ca' Pesaro
- Flight back to UK
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- Central location
- Comfortable simple ensuite rooms
A historic Venetian town house, facing a typical square in the heart of Venice.
Location: For groups looking for a central Venice location, Hotel Canada is ideally located on the promenade from Rialto to St Mark’s Square.
Facilities:Breakfast room with views of the square, bar and roof terrace
Accommodation: Ensuite rooms can accommodate 2-4 people and have air-conditioning
Meals: Daily continental breakfast.
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Subject Specific Excursions
St Mark's Square
The St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco), which was called "the drawing room of the world" by Musset, has been the centre of the religious and social life in the Venetian republic for almost one millennium. Here you will find the St. Mark's Basilica (Basilica San Marco), the Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and the Bell tower (Campanile), the most famous sights of Venice.
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is the most important museum in Italy for European and American art of the first half of the 20th century. It is located in Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, on the Grand Canal in Venice.
The monumental estate of the Accademia Galleries is located in the prestigious centre of the Scuola Grande of Santa Maria della Carità, one of the most ancient lay fraternal orders of the city. The church of Santa Maria and the monastery of the Canonici Lateranensi, built by Andrea Palladio, are integral parts of the Accademia.
National Archaelogical Museum
The National Archaeological Museum comprehends an important collection of antique sculptures, among which some important original ancient Greek figures. The Museum collections also include bronzes, ceramics, precious stones and coins, as well as Egyptian and Assyrian-Babylonian antiquities.
Ca' Pesaro, the most important baroque palace in the city, designed by Baldassare Longhena, has been the seat of Venice City Council’s collection of modern art since 1902. One of the museum’s strengths is its vast collection of sculptures, including works in wax by Medardo Rosso.
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