Fondazione Querini Stampalia hosts a new art collection of Venetian works

June 2019

Fondazione Querini Stampalia Veneto Italy

A new art collection will enrich your event with Venetian culture and history

Fondazione Querini Stampalia is located in a 16th-century mansion overlooking the water in Venice city centre.
The foundation has 1 Auditorium and 6 multipurpose rooms that regularly host temporary exhibitions, conventions, business meetings, board retreats…

But Fondazione Querini Stampalia is also an important “House Museum” donated by Conte Giovanni Querini Stampalia who envisioned the possibility of turning his home into a cultural institution with a vast library open to everyone: it includes now 400.000 volumes, 260 periodicals and 18 daily newspapers.

Nowadays, the museum is enriched with the treasures owned by Intesa Sanpaolo Bank, exposed on a permanent display. The collection of Venetian works includes paintings, sculptures, furnishings, clocks and carvings from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, and a collection of 454 manuscripts, incunabula, stamps, laws and over 3.000 books.

Among the works of art, two paintings by Canaletto, a large sketch of Il Paradiso (Paradise) by Tintoretto and the sketch of The Last Judgement by Giambattista Tiepolo,  the sculptures by Arturo Martini and Alberto Viani.

meeting at Fondazione Querini Stampalia turns into a more and more unique experience because participants are immersed in a “house” drenched with art and culture.

Fondazione Querini Stampalia organizes also guided tours binding the works of art to the ancient manuscripts.
A great opportunity to end a business meeting with a bang and admire some Venetian art treasures.

The venue
Fondazione Querini Stampalia, one of the most ancient cultural foundations in Italy, is located in a 16th-century mansion in Venice city centre. The mansion has an Auditorium that can host up to 132 people, a garden, a museum, multipurpose rooms and an area for temporary exhibit