Glasstress 20192019-06-18T10:39:43+00:00

A tour provided by Hotel Palazzo Vitturi

VIP Glass Making and Contemporary ART GLASS Experience

Discover the best contemporary Murano art glass with our new special tour

(1) Admire the glass sculpture in your Hotel

Be amazed by Pino Castagna masterpiece: a stunning sculpture is on display at the 2nd floor, only accessible to hotel Palazzo Vitturi guests.

(2) enjoy a private boat ride to Murano & visit the Glass Factory

Private motor boat transfer from the Hotel to BERENGO STUDIO Gallery in the island of Murano to admire how Murano Glass becomes art

(3) get an admission ticket for GLASSTRESS 2019

Launched ten years ago as collater event of La Biennale, today GLASSTRESS is the world’s leading showcase for the collaborative work of contemporary artists and designers with Murano glass masters.

What to expect from this tour:

the boat ride

no doubts: a private ride through Venice Canals is something special! You will be driven to Murano island on a speedy boat!

the classic feeling

learn the processing of classic Venetian chandeliers: see the famous traditional glass blowing in action

the contemporary plus

visit the ultra-innovative laboratory where modern art glass pieces are created

the bespoke exhibit

get admittance to a leading modern glass art venue with international audience

Pino Castagna

A stunning large sculpture by Pino Castagna executed in Murano in 1990s is on display at Hotel Palazzo Vitturi.

280 pieces of hand-blown glass with large inclusions of 24 karat gold leaf mounted on 28 sticks. The 10 pieces on top are closed on one side. If softly moved it sounds like a real bamboo. This pieces has been exhibited at WMODA (Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts) in Dania Beach during an exhibit of Murano Glass in 2018.

Enjoy the Glass Sculpture by Pino Castagna at the noble floor of Palazzo Vitturi

Michele C – Hotel Manager
HOTEL PALAZZO VITTURI

At Palazzo Vitturi we started hosting the Glass Art objects of the leading innovator in Murano Art Glass: A. Berengo (the inventor of GLASSSTRESS) 

What is GLASSTRESS ?

Many important stars on the international Art scene match their talents with the use of glass thank to Adriano Berengo. He is the inventor of GLASSTRESS: Glasstress main editions take place every two years in Venice in the context of the Venice Biennale of Art. Since 2011 the exhibitions also became an itinerant event hosted by prominent museums and institutions worldwide.

Discover the best contemporary Murano art glass with our new special tour

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