The Venice Glass Week

From 7 to 15 September 2019, the Venice Glass Week will be back on the Lagoon with its third edition. Promoted by Comune di Venezia and conceived and organized by the Fondazione Musei Civici della Città lagunare, Le stanze del Vetro-Giorgio Cini Foundation, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti and the Promovetro Murano Consortium, last year this international fair dedicated to fine glassmaking recorded no less than 90,000 visitors.

Over one week, Venice, Murano and Mestre will host over 180 events including exhibitions and installations, guided tours, workshops and demonstrations, conferences, shows, parties and games across some 150 venues — some as prestigious as the Fondaco dei Tedeschi, the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo, the Fortuny showroom, the Querini Stampalia Foundation, and others lesser-known but just as inspiring, such as the many workshops and furnaces that will open their doors especially for the event.

Huge hand-blown Murano Glass Sommerso, blue and green vase, attributed to Flavio Poli for Seguso. Courtesy Volumnia.

Draga & Aurel, Joy Lamps, 2019. Photo by Riccardo Gasperoni

Murano sotto vuoto 1 – Fabio Fornasier – Glass and plastic resins. Images courtesy of Caffè Florian

Murano sotto vuoto 1 – Fabio Fornasier – Glass and plastic resins. Images courtesy of Caffè Florian

Murano sotto vuoto 1 – Fabio Fornasier – Glass and plastic resins. Images courtesy of Caffè Florian

Ritmi d’acqua onde bianche by De Grandis Nicoletta; glass, enamel, gold leaf; 50x50cm

Ritmi d’acqua azzurri by De Grandis Nicoletta; glass, enamel, metal; 50x50cm

Blumurano by Denise Gemin, sculpture rendering

Doppio Filo by Laura Sattin, blown Murano glass with half filigree in various colors. Photo by ©Giovanni Comparelli

Doppio Filo by Laura Sattin, blown Murano glass with half filigree in various colors. Photo by ©Giovanni Comparelli

Brina by Laura Sattin, blown Murano glass with half filigree and incalmo. Photo by ©Giovanni Comparelli

Images courtesy of the Vetri di Laguna Committee and Musei Civici di Venezia Foundation

Vases, sculpture and blown glass by Eliana Gerotto, STRAMBOTTI collection

Ph. Corinto | Marcello Panza | Mouth-blown, handmade glass | Maestro Andrea Zilio

Anamorphic Cube by Oliviero Zane

Ph. La Parata Circense | Silvia Finiels | Courtesy of Silvia Finiels

Cylindrical vase and Doge's hat, double incalmo glass, 1961-62, Rob Beyer collection, Cylindrical. Photo by Enrico Fiorese, courtesy of Le Stanze del Vetro

Prato Liquido, detail, courtesy of Il Giardino di Pippo

Palazzo Barovier&Toso, courtesy of Barovier&Toso

LUAB, photo by Op-Fot • Fotografia e Video

Light Blowing by Op-Fot

Murano glass, courtesy of Ca' Pisani Boutique Design Hotel

Disegno e realizzazione, courtesy of Marina & Susanna Sent

The Venice Glass Week

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