Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 is the South’s first exhibition surveying the development of Renaissance painting in Venice from the second half of the 1400s to the early 1500s.
The exhibition explores the city’s artistic and cultural evolution as it developed into an internationally recognized center of pictorial excellence. Glory of Venice features approximately 50 works, including major altarpieces, private secular and devotional paintings, and portraits. Twenty unparalleled loans from Venice’s Gallerie dell’Accademia, which houses the finest collection of Venetian Renaissance art in the world, form the core of the exhibition. They are joined by masterpieces from other institutions in Italy and the United States, including the NCMA.