Located in one of the most interesting cultural complexes of the lagoon’s city, Palazzo Querini Stampalia is the home of the Foundation, created by Count Giovanni in 1868. It includes a Library, a Museum, an area planned by great architect Carlo Scarpa and a space for temporary exhibitions. The Library’s collection covers a wide range of subjects and is open until late at night, also during festivities. The Museum, on the other hand, with its 18th century and neoclassical furniture, porcelain, sculptures, globes and paintings from the 14th to the 20th century, most of which from the Venetian school, preserves the atmosphere of noble Venetian residences. The works on display show paintings by Giovanni Bellini, Jacopo Palma il Vecchio, Jacopo Palma il Giovane, Bernardo Strozzi, Marco and Sebastiano Ricci, Giambattista Tiepolo, Pietro Longhi, Gabriel Bella. On the ground floor of the 16th century residence, you can find the area restored by Carlo Scarpa in 1963. His architecture is considered the most refined of the 20th century in Italy, and the recent works by Valeriano Pastor e Mario Botta highlight the value of the restoration made to the palace. This floor also includes and area dedicated to kids, where it is possible to organize educationl workshops under request. Ancient salons besides modern spaces offer an interesting location where to study and hold cultural initiatives and special events. The Querini Stampalia Palace is the ideal place for conferences, meetings and business courses. The Auditorium equipped with the latest technology is the perfect stage for concerts, dance, cinema, theatre events. The peculiarity and richness of its spaces make them the ideal shooting and filming location. Designed by Mario Botta, the attic offers a lovely view on the roofs of Venice; together with Carlo Scarpa’s beautiful garden, they are the exclusive places where to make special events unforgettable: cocktails, business lunches, weddings.
On the groud floor, the Auditorium G. Piamonte, designed by Mario Botta ed equipped with the latest technology, is one of the most innovative spaces of the city.
It can guest 132 persone and increase its space through a closed circuit linked to other adjacent rooms. The incredible acoustics can turn it into a recording studio.