One of three projects funded by the Acqua Alta 2019 Appeal, to repair and safeguard the marmorino walls and terracotta floors of Palladio’s Tablino and spiral staircase.
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.
Two projects repairing windows and shutters and the traditional terrazzo floor of the Sukkah in the Canton Scuola, home to the Jewish Museum, in the oldest Ghetto in the world.
The First World War Memorial doors of Venice’s Anglican Church were cast from British cannon in the Arsenale foundry in the 1920s.
An enabling project ahead of a major €1million restoration to fund urgent work to the monumental staircase, built by Mauro Codussi in 1498, which was pulling away from the rest of the building.
Spectacularly sited but vulnerable 16th-century chapel on the cemetery island of San Michele involved the overhaul of 19th-century restorations and was a long and difficult project which took place between 2001-06.
Grafitti drawn by quarantined crews and merchants in the Tezon Grande, the great warehouse, on the island of the Lazzaretto Nuovo in the northern lagoon.
Restoration and conservation of brickwork porch and Byzantine stonecarvings on the ‘Protiro’ of the Church of the Carmini.
After the 1996 fire the auditorium chandelier was reproduced to original designs, lunettes over the water-gate restored and orchestral instruments replaced.
The conservation of the Renaissance doorway and rose window was funded by Martin Randall Travel after a festival in the adjacent Scuola di San Rocco in 2001-02.