CURATOR: Prof. Giandomenicp Romanelli, former Director of Museii Civici of Venice
LENDERS: Different Museums belonging to Museii Civici of Venice
The exhibition, created in collaboration with Contemporanea Progetti, is a fascinating journey through the sea. The trade routes, the expansion of a great super power in the Mediterranean sea, the greatness of the Doges, the splendor of the most famous among the Maritime Republics. An exciting collection of original works of art, evocative videos and reconstructions through which a mix of historical reality, myth, legends and great characters will take us to a journey exploring the Venetian lagoon, its Arsenal and the fight for supremacy on the sea. Culture and power entwined to tell a story filled with twists and grandeur, with sea as the main character, exploring the legend of Venice, of its rulers and the challenges of the contemporary city as a destination of mass-tourism.
The exhibition, available from Spring 2021, is a fascinating journey through the sea, the trade routes and the expansion of Venice as a super power in the Mediterranean. It presents a mix of historical reality, legends and great characters through a collection of original works of art, videos and reconstructions.