art course venice c

Thanks to the experience of our teachers, the students can learn and appreciate the masterpieces of the greatest Venetian artists in painting, sculpture and architecture from the middle-ages to the contemporary age.
This experience will be unforgettable, since all the artistic works can be seen in the places they were designed for by Carpaccio, Bellini, Tiziano, Tintoretto, Veronese, Tiepolo, Sansovino, Palladio, Canova, Scarpa and many others.

Duration of course
This course takes place from Monday to Friday and the lessons are held in the morning or in the afternoon for three hours (15 hours a week), according to the opening-hours of museums, palaces, Great Schools that are included in the weekly programme (presented during the first day at school).

We inform our students that, for reasons related to the Covid-19 emergency, some changes have been made to the program of the art history courses in 2020. There may be variations of the tours with a very short notice, for reasons not depending on our will.

Download the PDF brochure for the week for September 2020 (Italian version only):

Download the art history course topics for 2020:

Language requirements
Since the lessons are held in Italian and since they deal specifically with Venetian art, history, culture and traditions, an intermediate level of knowledge is required (B1 of the european framework).

At the beginning of every week, students are given the programme of the lessons. The ones who are interested in this course can enrol for one or two weeks; the minimum number of students is 4, anyway there are generally 10-12 people at most each group; entrance tickets to museums and churches are included.
We recommend to make a reservation for this course one month in advance, according to the selected dates.

Individual courses
It is possible to organise individual or semi-individual lessons (2 students).


Corso Arte - Istituto Venezia from Istituto Venezia on Vimeo.

Dates & Prices 2020



it es uk de fr cn jp br ru tk

Back to top