The Venice Academy Gallery, was founded in 1750 as an Academy of Fine Arts. In 1807 she was transferred to the monumental group of which today they are also part of the old Church of Santa María de la Caridad and the Lateranenses Canonical Monastery.
It currently offers the most complete collection of Venetian painting that spans from Byzantium to beyond the Baroque.
It is almost impossible to review the most outstanding works, but we can name artists such as Veronese, Tintoretto, TizianoTiepolo, Canaletto and Bellini. The collection was enriched by Napoleon, with the works obtained from churches and monasteries.
The Gallery is in Campo della Carità in the Sorsiere of Dorsoduro, near the Academy Bridge (ACTV boat, Accademia stop).
The schedule Visiting is Monday from 8:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from Tuesday to Sunday until 7:15 p.m. Price of the entry The general price is € 6.50 and the reduced price for young Europeans is € 3.25. Free for Europeans under 18 and over 65. You can buy the integrated ticket that also includes Ca’d’Oro and the Museum of Oriental Art, which is cheaper.
There are audio guides available in Spanish, the rental of a single is € 4 and € 6 for the double. The use of the wardrobe is mandatory, the safe, for cameras and other values costs € 1.