Iconic place among most visited museums of Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection is one of the most appreciated modern art venues in Italy and around the world, both for its collection and for its location. Single-floor Palazzo Venier dei Leoni overlooks Grand Canal standing out among the nearby palaces for its light stone facade in Istria.
Permanent collection of the museum houses some of the most influential artists of the twentieth century: Pollock, Kandinsky, Magritte, Picasso, Chirico, Mondrian, Mirò, Klee, Dali and much more. Invariable selection blends masterpieces from different artistic currents yet universally recognized as fundamental essentials of the world's artistic heritage: from Cubism to Futurism, from Metaphysical Painting to Avant-garde Sculpture going beyond Surrealism and American Expressionism.
Carefully selected temporary exhibitions are held alongside with invariable essential collection throughout the year. Peggy Guggenheim Collection organizes special events, activities and workshops dedicated to schools, families and children, clearly understanding the importance of arousing interest of the youngest ones to art through play and fun.