Schools at the Museum 2013>2014

Activities at Glass Museum

Active tours

HISTORY OF AN ART

The valuable collections on display, together with the technical section that illustrates the stages in glassmaking, and the materials and tools used, narrate the fascinating story of Venetian glass. From the initial conception of forms and models, to the most ingenious experiments, the tour traces the history of discoveries, inventions, and the ‘secrets of the art’ that have contributed to the success of the famous glassworks on the island.

For: Secondary School
Duration: 2 hours
When: every day, from 10 am
Languages: Italian, English, French, Russian

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GLASSWORKING DEMONSTRATION AT ABATE ZANETTI GLASS SCHOOL

Glassworking demonstration in the furnace, conducted by a glassblower using traditional techniques, at the Abate Zanetti Glass School.

For: Primary School and Secondary School
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes in the Museum + 30 minutes in the furnace
When: Monday and Tuesday, at 12 am
Languages: Italian, English