Venice, Scuola Grande della Misericordia
16 June - 22 November 2018

Discover the exhibition

Magister Canova at the Scuola Grande della Misericordia di Venezia. A homage to the greatest sculptor of Neoclassicism

Magister Canova is an extraordinary multimedia exhibition itinerary devoted to the first Ambassador of art and Italy in the world. An immersive journey of discovery of an undisputed protagonist of Neoclassicism, with the extraordinary participation of artist Fabrizio Plessi, narration by Adriano Giannini and music by Giovanni Sollima, with the collaboration of the Fondazione Canova Gypsotheca and Museo Antonio Canova di Possagno.

Venue, opening times and tickets

The Magister Canova exhibition is held at Scuola Grande della Misericordia in Venice from June 16 to November 22, 2018. It is open to the public on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm; on Thursdays and Saturdays, from 10.30 am to 9.30pm.

Events Highlights


At the Scuola della Misericordia di Venezia, Magister Canova meets Fabrizio Plessi

On the occasion of Magister Canova, at the Scuola Grande della Misericordia, a monumental and site-specific installation by Fabrizio Plessi.


A journey of discovery of Canova’s genius, accompanied by Adriano Giannini’s voice

The narrator voice of Adriano Giannini leads to the discovery of Magister Canova at the Scuola Grande della Misericordia in Venice.


Giovanni Sollima composes the soundtrack of Magister Canova

The world-class cellist Giovanni Sollima composes and interprets the musical dramaturgy of Magister Canova.


On June 23, Magister Canova takes part in Art Night Venezia

On the occasion of Art Night Venezia, free admission to Magister Canova, the great multimedia exhibition at the Scuola Grande della Misericordia.


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Magister Canova

From June 16 to November 22, 2018, Venice hosts the first multimedia exhibition on Antonia Canova. Watch the trailer.

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