Museo del Vetro

Past exhibitions

THE WORLD IN A GLASS BEAD. The Murano Glass Museum bead collection 1820 - 1890

December 8, 2017

The Museo del Vetro di Murano, which owns perhaps the world’s largest existing collection and exemplars of glass beads, presents the frst major scientifc study of these small precious artefacts, undertaken by Augusto Panin. […]

ROSSLYND PIGGOTT. Garden Fracture / Mirror in Vapour: part 2 | Exhibition

September 30, 2017

For three years Australian artist Rosslynd Piggott worked in Murano in perfect harmony with the maestro Maurizio Vidal, an expert engraver. On view the experimental work by who learned secrets of glass art from engraver master Maurizio Vidal. Find our more
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GAETANO PESCE. Five Glassmaking Techniques

May 13, 2017

The investigative spirit of the exhibition and its desire to narrate a major creative phase in Pesce’s work focuses extensively on his expressive language, showing how in shaping glass he is able to optimally combine his exceptional sense of form with the volatility of this extraordinary material, producing unexpected and playful results. […]

DINO MARTENS, Painter and Designer

May 13, 2017

Thanks to the extensive Lutz Holz collection, the exhibition is able to present an artist and designer with natural scientific and technical mastery of his material. This is also amply supported by his drawings and notes, in which he meticulously detailed and described the stages of his work. […]