Canaletto and the Art of Venice

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Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Venue Online
Dates 18 June - 01 July 2020
Category Digital Screening

Exhibition On Screen
At The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Directed by David Bickerstaff

Please Note: This title is now available to rent online until Wed 1 July.

Never before screened at Riverside Theatres CInema, Canaletto & the Art of Venice is an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter. No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto.

The remarkable group of over 200 paintings, drawings and prints on display offer unparalleled insight into the artistry of Canaletto and his contemporaries, and the city he became a master at capturing. The film also offers the chance to step inside two official royal residences – Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle – to learn more about the artist, and Joseph Smith, the man who introduced Canaletto to Britain.

Cinema-goers will embark on their very own 21st century Grand Tour, visiting the sites enjoyed by their 18th century counterparts and immortalised in Canaletto’s views – from the Rialto Bridge to the Piazza San Marco, and the Palazzo Ducale to the Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo. Guided by Royal Collection Trust curators and the world’s leading experts in Venetian history, the film is not only a wonderful way to see the exhibition, but an opportunity to get closer to Canaletto and the city that inspired him.

How You Can Access

Our Exhibition On Screen Digital titles can be accessed via a dedicated Vimeo On Demand channel. Each title will be available for 14 days only after its release date. Once purchased, your title will be available to you for 48 hours only.

Please note you will need to have a Vimeo account to view this title.  If you don’t have an account please click here to easily create one

You are welcome to share and watch the film as a group or couple. But if you are going to share the online version with your family or a group in your household, please do consider buying tickets for everyone if you can.

By renting this film you are helping your local cinema. All profits will be equally shared between Riverside Theatres and the distributors.

Q&A Screening with Executive Producer & Director of Exhibition On Screen – Phil Grabsky

We are excited to announce that Exhibition On Screen’s Executive Producer and Director, Phil Grabsky, will be doing a special Q&A just for Riverside.

We would love for you to join us online, Tuesday 30 June at 6.00pm, as the Riverside team talk to Phil about his fascinating career and he takes your questions.

This event is free but spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Book tickets here

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification

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