In 1516 the government of Serenissima decided that all the jewish population must live under a srtict control where they could practise onle few professions, of which money loaning and medicine. The word "ghetto" derives from the term "geti" then [...]
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Venice has been the seat of the most ancient Casino of the world since 1638. In the 30's it's been founded the Casino at Venice Lido island and then substituted definitively to the one at Vendramin Palace on the Grand [...]
The Venice Biennial is born in 1895 as a firm backed by the italian state with the intention to activate and promote the venetian art market, now is the organizer of the international art exhibition. The pavilions, dedicated to each [...]