The Accademia Gallery originally was an art school and just like its students, we will learn about the art in chronological fashion beginning in the 14th century. The Venice Accademia Gallery is home to treasures of Venetian art dating to the 14th−18th century. Historically, Venetian art is quite distinctive because of its isolated geographical location far from outside influences.
"Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go." − Truman Capote
Founded in 1750 by the Venetian Senate as Venice's school of architecture, painting, and sculpture, today the Accademia Gallery is the home of the most adored Venetian art of the 14th−18th centuries. A Presto art historian will illustrate the vivid history of Venetian art through the centuries. Get up close to some of the most famous masterpieces including Giorgione's Tempest, Paolo Veneziano's Coronation of the Virgin Mary, Veronese's The Last Supper, Tintoretto's Camerlenghi, Mantegna's St. George and lots more.