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novembre 26, 2021

MURANOLOGY, THE FIRST ON LINE GLOSSARY ABOUT MURANO GLASS FROM A TO Z: LETTER H AND I

Muranology, the first on line glossary about Murano Glass from A to Z: Letter H and I Welcome back to Muranology! After the last interview to the master Eros Raffael, we had planned to keep […]

novembre 19, 2021

WHY SHOULD YOU VISIT QUERINI STAMPALIA?

Why should you visit Querini Stampalia? What was the importance of the Querini Family? The Querini belonged to a very restricted group of venetian families so called “Case Vecchie” (Old Houses/families), i.e. families that were present […]

novembre 11, 2021

MURANOLOGY: INTERVIEW TO EROS RAFFAEL

Muranology: interview to Eros Raffael As reported in our last post, the letter G in Murano Glass – “G” as gioiello (jewel), giovane apprendista o maestro (young apprentice or master), generazione (generation), globalizzazione (globalisation) – […]

novembre 4, 2021

WHY IS IT WORTH VISITING PALAZZO GRIMANI?

 Why is it worth visiting Palazzo Grimani? Among the many wonderful Venetian palaces, palazzo Grimani, situated in the Castello district nearby Santa Maria Formosa, is really worth a thorough visit.The Grimani, composed by many different branches, were […]

ottobre 27, 2021

HOW AND WHERE A TOURIST GUIDE IS WAITING FOR HIS CLIENTS?

How and where a tourist guide is waiting for his clients? This is a different post, no info, no museum, no glass, no art, no history, no suggestions, but… just fun! Fe pictures about me […]

ottobre 15, 2021

MURANOLOGY, THE FIRST ON LINE GLOSSARY ABOUT MURANO GLASS FROM A TO Z: LETTER G

Muranology, the first on line glossary about Murano Glass from A to Z: Letter G Welcome back to Muranology, the first on line glossary about Murano Glass from A to Z. Today is the turn […]

settembre 23, 2021

MURANOLOGY, THE FIRST ON LINE GLOSSARY ABOUT MURANO GLASS FROM A TO Z: LETTER E AND F

Muranology, the first on line glossary about Murano Glass from A to Z: Letter E and F “E” as Ercole Barovier, “F” as Formula. Last week the match made in heaven was between “D” (donne-women) […]

settembre 16, 2021

MURANOLOGY, THE FIRST ON LINE GLOSSARY ABOUT MURANO GLASS FROM A TO Z: LETTER C AND D

Muranology, the first on line glossary about Murano Glass from A to Z: Letter C and D C as Conterie (glass beads used for jewels), followed by D, as Donne (Women)! We know it might […]

settembre 7, 2021

MURANOLOGY, THE FIRST ON LINE GLOSSARY ABOUT MURANO GLASS FROM A TO Z: LETTER C

Muranology, the first on line glossary about Murano Glass from A to Z: Letter C Today is the turn of the letter C – C as Calcedonio, Consorzio Promovetro and Glass Week. Calcedonio is a particular kind […]

agosto 24, 2021

MURANOLOGY – THE FIRST ON-LINE GLOSSARY ABOUT MURANO: LETTER B

Muranology – the first on-line glossary about Murano: letter B Welcome back to “Muranology”! Muranology is our on-line glossary about the island of Murano and its artistic glass. Last time we had the pleasure to start from […]

luglio 26, 2021

WHAT ABOUT BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2021 AT GIARDINI?

What about Biennale Architettura 2021 at Giardini? The Giardini is the traditional venue of the Biennale since its first edition in 1895. Giardini in italian means Gardens and were created under the Napoleonic domination in […]

luglio 20, 2021

MURANOLOGY – THE FIRST ON-LINE GLOSSARY ABOUT MURANO: LETTER A

  Muranology – the first on-line glossary about Murano: letter A In Muranology Last post we decided to start in a quite unusual way, from the letter “M” like Murano, Murrina and Millefiori, etc. We should have continued with the […]

luglio 13, 2021

WHAT ABOUT BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2021?

What about Biennale Architettura 2021? Open to the public from Saturday 22 May 2021 till Sunday 21 November 2021, from 11 am to 7 pm till 31 July, and from 10 am to 6 pm till 21 November, involving the […]

luglio 6, 2021

THE ULTIMATE GLOSSARY ABOUT MURANO

The Ultimate Glossary about Murano. Welcome to Muranology, the first on-line glossary about Murano Island, from its origins in 1291 to its present and its future, from A to Z. It is a work in […]

giugno 15, 2021

WHAT’S THE TRADITION AND THE INNOVATION IN MURANO?

What’s the tradition and the innovation in Murano? We have been asked, quite often  “Did the handcrafted glass tradition started in Murano?” Well, the glass production in the territory of the Venetian Lagoon started, at least, 1000 […]

maggio 25, 2021

WHY VISITING PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION?

Why visiting Peggy Guggenheim Collection? -Are you tired of the die-hard cliché of Venice as a city far from the modernity? -Would you like to understand more and catch some of its spirit under a […]

ottobre 16, 2020

WHAT TO SEE IN MESTRE?

WHAT TO SEE IN MESTRE? Are you visiting Venice but you decided to get an accommodation in the nearby city of Mestre, which you never heard before but you are curious to explore? Believe me […]

ottobre 5, 2020

HOW WAS ST, MARK’S SQUARE DURING THE LOCKDOWN?

HOW WAS ST, MARK’S SQUARE DURING THE LOCKDOWN? In March and April 2020 Italy was blocked by a severe Lockdown due to the COVID pandemic. Usually St Mark’s Square is the most crowded place in […]

settembre 17, 2020

HOW WAS VENICE DURING THE LOCKDOWN?

HOW WAS VENICE DURING THE LOCKDOWN? Italy had the venture to implement an early and complete Lockdown as a consequence of COVID: from March 8th to May 18th 2020. – HOW LONG WAS THE ITALIAN LOCKDOWN? […]

febbraio 12, 2020

WHAT ABOUT FLOOD IN VENICE?

WHAT ABOUT FLOOD IN VENICE? Many people might be still scared about coming to visit Venice simply because they ask: “What about flood in Venice?” And “is Venice safe from a new flood”? Here I’d […]

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