With its triangular shape, Punta della Dogana split the Grand Canal from the Giudecca Canal. As center for contemporary art , the former monumental port of the city present a permanent exhibition of works from François Pinault Collection.
Palazzo Grassi wins the contest for the creation of a center for contemporary art at Punta della Dogana, entirely renovated by the architect Tadao Ando, which will shelter a selection of works from the François Pinault Foundation.
How to get there
From the train station and Piazzale Roma, you can get to Punta della Dogana by using the vaporetto on line 1 (stop Salute).The easiest way to reach Punta della Dogana, François Pinault Foundation from the mainland is through the Terminal Fusina , directly connected by the highway A4 and by the SS. 309 Romea. Follow the signs «Parking + Boat to Venice», park in Fusina, catch the public ferry line Fusina- Zattere. The arrival point is located only 200 meters. from the exhibition site.
from 10 am to 7 pm.