Museo del Merletto

Lace Museum

Past exhibitions

The Burano Lace School

March 1, 2018

The exhibition is designed to narrate the founding, crisis and relaunch of the Burano Lace School. […]


May 13, 2017

Il Museo del Merletto presenta una mostra che testimonia la creatività e la modernità che la Bissacco ha saputo infondere all’arte del merletto a fuselli. […]


September 12, 2015

March 1 > May 27, 2018 Burano, Lace Museum _ The exhibition is designed to narrate the founding, crisis and […]

LESLIE HIRST. The thread of messages

May 30, 2015

Halfway between writing and visual art, the work of the American painter Leslie Hirst subtly challenge the way we are used to read the signs of language. The artist’s work showed up in this exhibition at Burano Lace Museum is to recalls the important link between the lace and different cultures. […]

EXHIBITION OF LACES. Course of needle lace

From June 10 to June 20, 2014

The exhibition, promoted by the Foundation Civic Museums of Venice, hosts a selection of needle artifacts of the 20th century, with needle and bobbin works produced by aspiring lacemakers of the course, directed by lace teachers Cristina Brunello and Graziella Ghezzo. […]


May 9, 2014

This project was presented at the 2013 Venice Art Biennale and is now on show in the Museo del Merletto at Burano, the most fitting venue that shows the complexity of analogies and interactions between art and environment that inspired the work. […]

FLORA VIALE. Sacred fragments

From May 18, 2013 to January 5, 2014

The exhibition shows laces by Flore Viale, an Italo-American artist who, elaborating the problems posed by her sensitivity and perception, produces a series of “fragments” charged with meanings and queries for which she seeks answers. […]

FROM PRIVATE TO PUBLIC: laces of the Adele Fornoni Bisacco Palazzi Collection

From February 2 to April 28, 2013

The group of works from the Adele Fornoni Bisacco Collection, one of the most important series in the Museum, reconstructs the general outline of the history of this antique art […]