Visit the Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice to see the first Venetian school of painting and civil architecture. Established in 1750, it found its home in 1807 when it permanently settled in a building in the Dorsoduro Sestiere district. The Church of Santa Maria and the monastery of the Canonici Lateranensi are an integral part of the museum.
It holds a rich collection of paintings of Venetian origins as well as Bizantine and Gothic from the 14th Century. Within the 24 halls of this art museum visitors can see painting of some of the following historically important artists of the Renaissance: Bellini, Carpaccio, Veronese, Giorgione, Tintoretto and Titian. While as from the 18th Century some of the featured painters are Canaletto, Guardi, Bellotti and Longhi.