The monumental estate of the Accademia Galleries is located in the prestigious centre of the Scuola Grande of Santa Maria della Carit, one of the most ancient lay fraternal orders of the city. The homonymous church of Santa Maria and the monastery of the Canonici Lateranensi, built by Andrea Palladio, are integral parts of the Accademia.
A very rich collection of Venetian paintings from Veneto as well, from the Bizantine and Gothic fourteenth century to the artists of the Renaissance, Bellini, Carpaccio, Giorgione, Veronese, Tintoretto and Tiziano until Gianbattista Tiepolo and the Vedutisti of the eighteenth century, Canaletto, Guardi, Bellotto, Longhi. These artists will influence the whole history of European painting.
Address:Campo de la Carit, 1050 Dorsoduro, Venezia
Opening times: Monday from 8.15 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (last admission at 1.15 p.m)
From Tuesday to Sunday from 8.15 a.m. to 7.15 p.m (last admission at 6.30 p.m)
Closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
Tel: +39 041.5200345
Tickets: Full price: 8,5 , Reduced 5,25 (European citizens 18-25 aged and teachers). Free entrance for EU citizens under 18 years or over 65, architecture students and teachers.