The Peggy Guggenheim Collection Museum is a small but very significant collection of paintings and sculptures of the 20th century. The main exposition of the museum includes works by Picasso, Braque, Mondrian, Kandinsky, Magritte, Pollock and many other masters of modern painting.
The building of the museum itself deserves attention - the Leoni Vernier Palace, built in the mid-18th century. The palace remained unfinished, so it is very different from other houses along the Grand Canal of Venice. Today, this unfinished building looks very organic, since the appearance of the palazzo corresponds to its contents.
In addition to the collection of the founder of the museum, works from the galleries of Mattioli, Hannelore and Schulhof are displayed here.
In this part of the museum, the main attention should be paid to the works of Modigliani and Morandi.
In the sculptural garden you can see the sculptural compositions, installations of Caro, Marini, Moore.
An interesting collection of ethnic sculpture collected by the founder. The collection includes African masks and wooden sculptures, figures of Indians of North and South America, as well as Aboriginal Oceanians.
The main exposition also includes an exhibition of graphics, sketches, sketches. It is unique in that this gallery contains only real masterpieces, time-tested and passed a strict filter of criticism.
In addition to the main collection, the museum has the opportunity to visit a variety of exhibitions dedicated to certain areas of contemporary art.
The museum’s store offers to purchase many books, monographs and albums, published both by the Guggenheim Foundation and the best publications in Italy. Available literature in several languages.
The rich library of the museum has a unique book fund. Here are collected works on art history, catalogs, monographs.
The institution pleases its visitors with all kinds of events and promotions, during which entrance to the museum is free.
In addition to the brilliant and diverse collection, museum workers will definitely advise you to visit the museum terrace, which offers amazing views of the Grand Canal of Venice.
For those who want to inspect the collection without any hindrance and enjoy the atmosphere in full, the museum offers to organize an individual visit accompanied by a guide.
In the end, it is here that you can celebrate a family celebration, which will become unforgettable.
Entrance tickets to the museum are quite expensive - 14 euro. Children under 10 years old are exempted, and students (under 26 years old) pay 8 euros.