Peggy Guggenheim exhibit in Venice

This item appears on page 57 of the April 2019 issue.

A special exhibit, "Peggy Guggenheim: The Last Dogaressa," Sept. 21, 2019-Jan. 27, 2020, at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Dorsoduro 701, I-30123 Venezia, Italy; phone +39 041 2405 411, explores the Venetian life of the collection's founder and her procurement of its art.

A member of the Guggenheim family, whose namesake museums can be found in Los Angeles, Bilbao and Abu Dhabi, Peggy moved into an 18th-century palace in Venice in 1948 and lived there until her death in 1979. In 1980, the Guggenheim Foundation opened the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in her former home. It is open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 15 (near $17), adult, or 13, over age 65.