Venice art history lessons in the city

Thanks to this art history course in Venice you will be able to learn about the great Venetian art, discover the secrets of Venice thanks to the explanations of qualified teachers. What better city than Venice to approach the history of art? If you are looking for a real art history course with a participatory approach, forget desks and join our “plein air lessons”! Lessons could be both in english or Italian, perfect for foreigners who want to learn the language! With collective courses (from one or two weeks) and individual ones, you can really find what fots you better!



  • The fascination of an open-air art history course in Venice! When knowledge leave the classroom to directly interpret reality, it is very fascinating!
  • This is exactly what this art history course in Venice proposes to you Individual and interactive art history lessons around Venice allow a practical application by observing.
  • You can decide the time, the themes of the lessons and the places you want to visit together with the teacher.
  • Just choose the package of hours and then you manage them at your own pace!



Group courses

  • 1 week 280€
  • 2 weeks 470€

Individual course in Italian
1/2 students 46€/hour

Individual course in English
1/2 students 54€/hour

Other practical information

If you want some help to find accomodation, we can offer you proposals. Contact us!

Spoken Languages

  • Italian
  • English

Included / Excluded

Included :

Art courses with art history professor

Excluded :

Museums entrance are included in “group courses” but not in individual ones

Sales Conditions

If you cancel your registration at least 30 days before the start of the course, 20% of the amount paid will be deducted; the remaining 80% will be refunded. If the cancellation is made after this deadline, you will lose 40% of the amount paid. In case of a no show, no refund will be made. If the student attends part of the course, no refund will be made. The school reserves the right to vary lesson times at its sole discretion for group courses.



All year roubd,Ask for collective courses!


minimum 2 hours until 2 weeks


    First of all, we advise you to walk around the city and take in the amazing surroundings. Our experienced teachers of art history will enthrall you with their insights and explanations of what you can see in venice. Your will get your own personal history of art lessons in the city itself!

    Venice, art history in the open air!

    You can not really appreciate Italy without an eye for the world of art. That’s why we offer you an art history course! Immerse yourself in Italian heritage by walking through Venice, admiring the art and the architecture in the actual environment.
    During the lessons you will get to study numerous fine paintings, sculptures and architecture that are an essential part of the beautiful lagoon city.
    The city is in fact littered with works by great painters of the past such as: Carpaccio, Bellini, Tiziano, Tintoretto, Veronese and Tiepolo. Don’t forget the stunning architecture, from Palladio, which makes Venice and Veneto, an open-air treasure with its neoclassical perfection. Lastly, there were great contemporary architects such as Scarpa, who were able to combine the classic Venetian style with a more contemporary style. You can see this more modern stye at the Iuav university or the Olivetti Store in Piazza San Marco.

    Venice art history: collective or individual courses

    Collective art history courses

    During the year, we’ve got collective groups thare planned. The course is in Italian and consists of three hours of outdoor lessons per day in the morning from Monday to Friday, from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. Times may vary according to the opening hours of museums, churches and palaces. All entrance fees are included. Contact us in order to know about the next courses in program!


    • 1 week 280€
    • 2 weeks 470€

    Individual art history courses

    Individual lessons can also be booked, both in Italian or in English. You can choose exactly how to manage hours, programs and so on!

    Individual course in Italian
    1/2 students 46€/hour

    Individual course in English
    1/2 students 54€/hour


    Venice and the history of art: an inseparable union!

    Just walking through the streets accompanied by your personal guide, you wil be able to see many incredible art works, which will be pointed out by your experienced teacher. During these open air art lessons, you will come to know and appreciate masterpieces of painting, sculpture and architecture created by the greatest Venetian artists of all time.
    This is a truly unique experience because Venice is the only Italian city which has kept its works of art in situ, in exactly the same place that they were originally created by the great masters!
    Topics can range from medieval art history to issues of contemporary art history. It is possible to plan a series of lessons focusing on subjects of your choice.
    Lessons are held in Italian and so a minimum level of knowledge of the language is required. Lessons are available in English, at an extra charge.
    For more information please contact us!


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