Gallerie delle Prigioni

The Ground We Have in Common

documentary and contemporary art exhibition

Fondazione Benetton and Gallerie delle Prigioni present an exhibition dedicated to the 30th edition of the International Carlo Scarpa Prize for Gardens, which this year is awarded to The Tea Gardens of Dazhangshan in China. For the first time, the exhibition, which is part of a wider programme of events to celebrate the Prize, will add…


A three-year period of investigation into the environment and photography

photographic exhibition of the collective Synap(see)

The Synap(see) collectivegathers several Italian photographers who have long been examining environmental and territorial issues, each with their own auteurial viewpoint. In the last three years, supported by curator Steve Bisson, Synap(see) has conducted a series of investigations covering nine regions, thirty case studies and dozens of public events. The activity primarily focused on specific…


Treviso Comic Book Festival exhibitions

Fumetti in TV and La miniera di polvere

In 1968, the first comics invaded the small screen during the Italian television advertising show Carosello: it was the Pupa and Bob Bobseries for Zoppas, produced by Paul Film of Paul Campani and Max Massimino Garnier. “Fumetti in TV” [Comics on TV] then became popular in the famous RAITV television programmes Gulp! (1972) and SuperGulp!…


The Céide Fields within Irish landscapes

A journey of discovery in a site many millennia old

Friday 23 March at 6 pm, at the auditorium of Fondazione Benetton, public conference with Irish archaeologists Gretta Byrne and Séamas Caulfield on The Irish landscape seen through the archaeological gaze to mark the public opening of the photography and documentary exhibition of the 2018 Carlo Scarpa Prize for Gardens, curated by Patrizia Boschiero and Luigi…


The Human Journey

collettiva di opere pittoriche realizzate da richiedenti asilo

Palazzo Bomben hosts the exhibition The Human Journey, organised by Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, in cooperation with the Prefecture of Treviso, offering a small selection of paintings by five Nigerian asylum seekers hosted by a reception centre in the Province of Treviso, which were made during a recent art workshop that started as an activity…


Lotteries, lotto, slot machines

The luck of the draw: the history of games of chance

Friday 17th November at 6 pm will see the opening of the exhibition Lotteries, lotto, slot machines. The luck of the draw: the history of games of chance. It will remain open to the public until Saturday 14th January 2018. Organized by the Fondazione Benetton and curated by Gherardo Ortalli – historian and professor emeritus…


Saminiatures/Contemporary Sami Artists

Imago Mundi – Luciano Benetton Collection, Treviso

Saminiatures/Contemporary Sami Artists is the collection focusing on the Sami people that Imago Mundi – not for profit and global artistic project promoted by Luciano Benetton – presents in a world premiere. The scheduled event on Saturday 28th October at 6pm which – as is the musical and poetic tradition for the Sami – will be…


Landscape. Modern and contemporary engraving through views and poetry

The image of landscape, in other words, transposing landscape into iconographic form, is the ongoing subject of many artists’ research. From the view exactly calculated for meticulous rendition to the picturesque essay, from the impression of one’s home town to the horizons evoked by emotions and poetic verses, the physical and emotional merger of nature…


Treviso Comic Book Festival

Personal exhibition of Andy Rementer

As part of the 2017 edition of the Treviso Comic Book Festival, Fondazione Benetton will host the exhibition Andy Rementer is back, which will see the return to Treviso of Andy Rementer, a multi-award-winning US creative, who was a fellow at Fabrica from 2004 to 2006. With a set-up indeed curated by Fabrica, the exhibition,…

Venezia, Palazzo Loredan – Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti

Great and North

Imago Mundi – Luciano Benetton Collection, Venezia

Il mosaico visuale di un territorio vasto e multiforme, in cui si esprimono esperienze culturali, estetiche e artistiche di raro fascino e poliedricità: questo è “Great and North”, la prossima tappa nel cammino di Imago Mundi, in programma a Venezia dal 29 agosto al 29 ottobre presso Palazzo Loredan, sede dell’Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere…