Bruna Caruso

Bruna Caruso
Language: English, Italian
: +39 320570730
License: Venice (1992)

Famous writers, artists, painters have tried to describe Venice, but only visiting it you can discover the charms of this unique  and mysterious city.

Each visitor arrives in Venice with different expectations and curiosities: the  challenge is to discover them and take them into account during my guide.

My background

Bruna Caruso  has a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature and Arts cum laude, with special emphasis in history of art and history of Venice.

She is a Licensed Guide in Venice, specialized in guiding visitors to the most important Museum and Galleries in Venice, and to the temporary exhibitions as well.

She published an essay on Domenico Rossi, a Venetian architect of the late eighteenth century (Ateneo Veneto, 1989); she participated in the writing out of the “Everyman Guide” on Venice (1993) and of the “Chiese di Venezia” (Electa, 1993); she published an article “The new grand tour: Venice” in the journal “Sotheby’s Art at Auction” (1994-95).

She collaborated with the Superintendency of Art, cataloguing work of arts (paintings, sculptures, etc) of many churches in Venice; also, she collaborated with the Educational Department of the Superintendency   and the Municipality of Venice, giving lectures and guided tours to students and adults, about the evolution of Venetian painting and architecture.

Since 1993 she has been teacher of art history and architecture to students from Hofstra University (New York) for the program  “Hofstra in Venice”.

Since 1993 she has been “Resident study leader” for “Venice Interlude” organized by Smithsonian Journeys;  since 2004 she has been “Resident study leader” for “Venice and the Veneto”organized by Smithsonian Journeys. During these educational meetings Bruna Caruso offers a program of lectures and conversations about art in Venice and the Veneto.

My advice

Itinerary a) -Venice  not only lives  of the glories of the past, but interacts with the international contemporary art: Ca ‘Pesaro and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

Itinerary b) – Venice and the fashion: Costume Museum Ca’ Mocenigo and  Mariano Fortuny  Museum.

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