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Type Exhibitions
Location
National Maritime Museum → Lower Ground → Special exhibitions gallery
Date and Times Saturday 18 June | 3pm-4pm
Prices Adult £10, Child £5, Student £6.50

Join this British Sign Language tour of our current major exhibition Canaletto’s Venice Revisited at the National Maritime Museum. Led by John Wilson, this tour is exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors and will highlight the key paintings on display.

The exhibition displays the complete set of 24 Venetian views painted by Canaletto in the 1730s. The works, from the world-famous collection at Woburn Abbey, form the largest single commission the Italian artist ever received.

Canaletto’s Venice Revisited reassesses Canaletto at the height of his career, looking beyond the broad views he is famous for to also closely examine the features that bring his Venice to life. 

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see this collection up close.

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A painting showing the Grand Canal during a festival. The canal is filled with gondolas and other craft, while the banks are lined with people

Canaletto's Venice Revisited

A dynamic history, a precarious present: navigate Venice's iconic waterways at the National Maritime Museum

Image: View of the Grand Canal from the Palazzo Bembo to Palazzo Vendramin-Calergi by Canaletto. From the Woburn Abbey Collection.