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University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Sunday, June 23:

Check-in the Sant’Elena Hotel


1:45 p.m. Meet in the Sant’Elena’s lobby for our afternoon walking tour of the city with University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Nancy Doll, Director of Weatherspoon Art Museum, and Lawrence Jenkins, Head of The Art Department

4:30 p.m. Return to the Sant’ Elena

5:00 p.m. Meet in the Sant’Elena’s bar for pre-dinner drinks with UNCG’s MFA students

6:25 p.m. Meet in Sant’Elena’s lobby for short walk to dinner at Osteria Dal Pampo


Monday, June 24:

            9:15 a.m. Meet in the Sant’Elena’s lobby for 9:30 a.m. departure for the day’s activities

10:15 a.m. Tour of Punta della Gogna

11:30 a.m. Tour of Peggy Guggenheim Collection


1:00 p.m. Lunch at Trattoria Ai Cugnai

2:15 p.m. Tour of Venice Projects


3:00 p.m. Tour of A Very Light Art, a special exhibition at Ca’Rezzonico with exhibition curator Cornelia Lauf


4:30 p.m. Return to Sant’ Elena

Open Evening

Tuesday, June 25: NOTE CHANGE

9:15 a.m. Meet in the Sant’Elena lobby to begin our day at the Biennale with New York based artist Christopher Saucedo and the MFA students


1:00 p.m. Lunch at Il Nuevo Galeon


2:00 p.m. Return To The Biennale

4:00 p.m. Tour of Sarah Sze’s Triple point Exhibition at American Pavilion with exhibition organizer and curator Carey Lovelace


5:00 p.m. Optional return to Sant’Elena

6:30 p.m. Dinner at Restaurant Al Giardinetto with MFA students


Wednesday, June 26:  

8:00 a.m. Meet in Sant’Elena’s lobby to depart for Pizzale Roma

9:00 a.m. Depart from Piazzale Roma for Our Day on Land

10:00 a.m. Tour Villa Rotunda


12:00 noon Lunch at Righetti Vicenza


1:00 p.m. Walking Tour of Vicenza

3:00 p.m. Tour of Villa Barbaro

5:00 Depart for Venice

6:00 p.m. Return to Venice

            6:30 p.m. Dinner at Zucca


Thursday, June 27: NOTE CHANGE

9:30 a.m. We meet in the Sant’Elena lobby to depart for Murano or for a return visit to the Biennale

10:30 a.m. Tour of Berengo Studios and Sent Sisters workshop

1:00 p.m. Lunch at Locanda Cipriani


2:00 p.m. Tour of Torcello’s Byzantine treasures including The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta

5:30 p.m. Return to Venice

Open Evening

Friday, June 28:

9:30 a.m.  Meet in Lobby to depart for tour of Renaissance Masterworks with our resident scholar Lawrence Jenkins

Lunch Open

Optional Tour of Textile Museums

6:30 p.m. Dinner at Osteria alle Testiere


Saturday, June 29:

Tour ends with breakfast