Scuola Grande dei Carmini




Scuola Grande dei Carmini - Museo del Tiepolo

Concerts will take place at the wonderful Scuola Grande dei Carmini, a museum dedicated to G.B.Tiepolo, and also the last of the eight Scuole Grandi being in Venice at the time of the republic falling.

Situated in Campo S. Margherita, just near to Cà Rezzonico on the Grand Canal and form Piazzale Roma, was founded on 1598 as a laical confraternity. The aim of the Scuola was to help the brothers with economical and religious support, to help the poors and the sick, to prepare the dowry for the poor girl and so on.

The internal halls of the Scuola kept the whole original ancient furnishing, consisting in important frescoes, oil paintings, pargetings and wooden carved reredos.

In the main hall Giambattista Tiepolo painted between 1739 and 1749 the famous nine canvas about the spiritual virtues some extraordinary artistic treasures are furthermore in the other rooms, marvellouse masterpieces by Piazzetta (“Giuditta e Oloferne”) and Padovanino (“L’Assunzione della Vergine”). The intimate beauty of this venue , will amaze you with his perfect acoustic, such as it is the ideal location to enjoy those concerts, you will relive the ancient atmosphere plunged in this magical location.



Serra dei Giardini - via G. Garibaldi, 1254 Venezia

Located in Venice, in the Castello area, a few minutes from the Biennale Gardens and historically known by the name of Margherita Serra, Serra of Castle was built in 1894 with the aim of creating a "tepidarium glass and needles" act to host the palm trees and other decorative plants used for the coeval International Art Exhibition. Following its construction, the Serra accounted for citizenship, for a period of more than a hundred years, a place of work and menial but important tasks, handed down by generations of gardeners until a few decades ago.
The premises of the Serra are served for winter maintenance of hardy species sensitive to the cold, but also, as of a certain date, for the production and propagation of many other resources required for the implementation of municipal flower beds and the Lido of Venice and to decorate the noble Venetian rooms in meetings, receptions and events.
In the early nineties, however, Serra was abandoned and suffered a slow decline, which lasted for more than a decade.
With its restoration, the City of Venice has returned to Serra the former glory, with a view to preserving the one hand the original use, the other to ensure public accessibility, through a botanical content activities and nature can involve local communities and institutions and, at the same time, be an opportunity for culture, knowledge and encounter.