Funded by the Acqua Alta 2019 Appeal, to repair and safeguard the marmorino walls and terracotta floors of Palladio’s Tablino and spiral staircase.
The storms and flooding in November 2019 damaged the exterior of the church. In particular the windows in the south of the church were further weakened by the strong winds and began leaking rain.
Eighteenth century marionettes from the collections of Ca’ Goldoni, house museum of the celebrated Venetian playwright Carlo Goldoni
Awarded to two BA Conservation Graduates from City & Guilds of London Art School who spend three months with the Benedictine Community undertaking conservation maintenance in the Abbey church.
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.
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.
Conservation of fifteen bound volumes of the campaign dispatches of one of Venice’s great commanders, Francesco Morosini, marking the 400th anniversiry of his birth.
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.
A Kyriale without hard covers and badly compacted parchment folios underwent a novel treatment, while the binding, pigments and ink burns of a Graduale were consolidated in 2018-2019.
The annual GeM Award funds a three month programme to attend accredited conservation courses and shadow conservation practitioners in the UK.