Venice’s Accademia Announces Expansion Plan

December 17th, 2014

The Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice, via Art NewspaperThe Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice has announced an expansion plan that will double the institution’s exhibition space to 10,000 sq. meters by April of next year, just in time for the 2015 Biennale.  The project was made possible by a grant from Samsung and US non-profit Venetian Heritage, and marks “the conclusion of a project that has been close to our hearts for a long time, after a restoration that has lasted more than ten years,” says Giovanna Damiani, head of the Venetian museums authority. “We hope it is the beginning of a long collaboration.” Read more at Art Newspaper