Palazzo Ducale

Doge's Palace

Current exhibitions

VENICE, THE JEWS AND EUROPE 1516-2016

From June 19 to November 13, 2016

The exhibition “Venice, the Jews and Europe”, organised to mark the fifth centenary of the institution of the Venice Ghetto, describes the circumstances that underlie the origins, creation and transformations of the first ‘enclosure’ for Jews in the world. The exhibition aims to provide the many visitors to the lagoon city with an increased awareness of the cultural diversity that existed in cosmopolitan Venice at the beginning of the sixteenth century, including the combination of knowledge, skills and traditions that still remain its most important heritage. […]