Newly opened in 2006 and 2009, Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana are the two d&rsquo museum; contemporary art Pinault Collection in Venice. Featuring a’ exceptional architecture, the two historic buildings have been restored by’ Japanese architect Tadao Ando to present large group exhibitions and monographs.&Nbsp;
The vocation of Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana è to share with the public the knowledge and love of contemporary art and to deepen the special relationship that the Pinault Collection has developed with the artists through the creation of works specially conceived for its space . A policy of inclusion and accessibilityà applied to services and activitiesà offered by the two museums and a continuous cultural offerings and varied to allow both museums to open up to a wider audience. From 2013, the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi strengthens this broad artistic and cultural programming through a full calendar of events– lectures, concerts, film screenings, workshops and master classes.
Built on the Grand Canal between 1748 and 1772 by’ architect Giorgio Massari, since its reopening in 2006 Palazzo Grassi has hosted numerous exhibitions d’ contemporary art, including monographs of artists such as Luc Tuymans, Albert Oehlen, Damien Hirst, Sigmar Polke, Raysse, Irving Penn, Rudolf Stingel and Urs Fischer.