Support for the Fondazione dell'Albero d'Oro to promote the Palazzo Vendramin Grimani

Support for the Fondazione dell’Albero d’Oro to promote the Palazzo Vendramin Grimani
2021 - 2024

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The rebirth of a Venetian palace

Fondazione dell’Albero d’Oro was born in 2019 with the aim of giving life and soul to Palazzo Vendramin Grimani, historical home overlooking the Grand Canal, property of illustrious Venetian families and 18th-century residence of the Doge Pietro Grimani. 

Opened to the public in 2021, Palazzo Vendramin Grimani is today the headquarters of the Fondazione dell’Albero d’Oro, which, together with the support of the Fondation Etrillard, intends to transform the historic residence into a proper living observatory, a new place of transmission, study and artistic and cultural interaction open to all those who love, live in and visit Venice, both residents, students and international travellers.

The rebirth of a Venetian palace

Fondazione dell’Albero d’Oro, Palazzo Vendramin Grimani © Patrick Tourneboeuf

A window on the world

The Fondazione dell’Albero d’Oro offers a wide range of activities throughout the year, mainly by creating and presenting exhibitions, organising events, conferences, debates and book presentations, and meetings between various players in Venetian academic and cultural life. 

Palazzo Vendramin Grimani, a residence on the Grand Canal and a window on the world, is open to artists in residence who see this city as a reference point of departure and arrival of a journey – real or imaginary – that unites the East and the West.

Une fenêtre sur le monde

Exhibition "Bosco Sodi a Palazzo Vendramin Grimani. What Goes Around Comes Around", Fondazione dell’Albero d’Oro © Laziz Hamami

A Swiss-Italian artistic partnership

The Fondation Etrillard is a founding member of the Fondazione dell’Albero d’Oro, and supports it through various initiatives aimed at promoting the city of Venice and its history.

The Fondation Etrillard is helping to bring this palace back to life by granting loans of works from its own collection. These loans highlight the collector's spirit of its owners. The tour is organised around the confrontation of past and present artistic expressions. Tapestries from the Fondation Etrillard are displayed alongside photographs, watercolours and contemporary installations in the Palazzo Vendramin Grimani.

Un partenariat entre la Suisse et l’Italie

Palazzo Vendramin Grimani © Ugo Carmeni Studio

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