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The palace began as a patrician...
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The palace began as a patrician residence, in 1689, the Museum of Glass in Venice was founded in 1861 on the initiative of Antonio Colleoni, then mayor of Murano and the abbot Vincenzo Zanetti, a lover of art of glass, with the idea of establishing an archive of evidence of the history and life of the island. Soon, the archive takes over the museum, thanks to numerous donations of old and contemporary glass from the furnaces of Murano, in the second half of the nineteenth century have started to work intensively. In support of their activities, the Abbot Zanetti in 1862 attaches to the museum is also a school where glassmakers study design and the windows of the past preserved there. After the annexation of Murano to the City Council in 1923, the museum becomes part of the heritage of the city, the collections are reordered in 1932 by Giulio Lorenzetti and Nino Barbantini and enriched with glasses of other civic collections Venetian. The museum acquires so precious pieces of Renaissance and later, thanks to deposits of the Archaeological Superintendence, an important nucleus of ancient glass from excavations. Purchases and donations continue over time to increase the collections, even of contemporary works.
|Duration / Validity||02 Hours|
|Type of service||Guided Tour, Private Tour|
|Languages||English, Italian, Spanish|
|Type of Experience||Cultural, Special Interest|
|Departure Type||Collective, Individual|