Venice in Peril


Iconostasis, Cathedral of Torcello

The iconostasis – a screen with icons between sanctuary and nave – is richly expressive of Veneto-Byzantine tradition. The stonework dates to 1100 and the paintings to the early 15C.

Acqua Alta 2019 Appeal

Launched after the disastrous series of Acque Alte in November 2019. By March 2020, supporters of Venice in Peril Fund had helped us raise more than £150,000 towards three new projects.

Exhibition Support

Over the years Venice in Peril Fund has supported exhibitions that illustrate key moments in the history of Venice and extend our understanding of the city as a place of innovation and creativity with a world wide influence.

Renaissance Maiolica at the Museo Correr

Specialist conservation was needed for for eighteen pieces of the Renaissance Maiolica collection in the Museo Corner – display objects which would have been arranged on buffets in private palaces

Sketchbooks of Ippolito Caffi, Museo Correr

Twenty sketchbooks by Ippolito Caffi illustrating memorable scenes of his travels are being conserved and will return to permanent display at the Correr Museum later in 2019.