Art exhibitions, events, dance and theatre: if you are interested in arts & culture, there’s no shortage of things to do in Mestre!

  • M9, the museum of the 20th century, aims to take visitors on an interactive journey through the Italian history of the last century. Every Sunday morning at 11.30 the museum offers guided tours both for the permanent and for the temporary exhibition The Italy of Photographers. 24 Artists’ Tales. Advance booking not required; the guided tours cost €5 per person in addition to the entrance fee.
  • The photography exhibition Turbulent America, at display until May 30th 2019 at the Candiani Cultural Centre, presents three decades of work by photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont covering American culture and history from the 1960s to the 1980s. He arrived in New York in 1965 and for more than three decades, he travelled through the country, from Manhattan to the Central states, trying to capture the spirit of the times.
  • The Toniolo Theatre on April 16th at 9 pm hosts the highly-anticipated CARMEN.maquia, the closing event of the International dance festival. The performance, presented by the Valencian company Titoyaya Dansa, is a contemporary, Picasso-inspired reinterpretation of the classic Bizet opera, Carmen. The choreography fuses contemporary dance with Spanish paso doble and flamenco.