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Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery

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Address: Castello 1639 Via Garibaldi, 30122 Venice, Italy
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+39 041 528 7616
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Murano glass gallery, mosaics, glass paintings in the heart of Venice not...

Murano glass gallery, mosaics, glass paintings in the heart of Venice not far from San marco square near the Biennale d'Arte

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Wonderful gallery!

We happened to stumble upon this lovely gallery and even more impressed with Ketty, the owner. Her work is fantastic and she was so warm, personable and helpful when explaining... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened to stumble upon this lovely gallery and even more impressed with Ketty, the owner. Her work is fantastic and she was so warm, personable and helpful when explaining genuine Murano glass as opposed to the other. We purchased several pieces and cannot say enough great things about Ketty and her gallery. We were three crazy Canadians out and... More 

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alicefinearts, Owner at Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery, responded to this review

thank you ... hope to see you in future best Ketty More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We love this shop and we couldn't resist buying something. We opted to carry it home, it was very well wrapped and is now safely in its home. It is absolutely lovely

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alicefinearts, Owner at Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery, responded to this review

thank you fantastic review ketty More 

London, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Walked through briefly after some pop-art exhibition pieces were in a window. Great place tucked away to browse leisurely for free.

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alicefinearts, Owner at Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery, responded to this review

thanks , very kind More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

So I'll start by saying Murano glass is not really my thing, however the shop owner is very passionate about the glass and you have to love a small shop owner who believes in his product. He is also clear about the amount of Chinese imported glass there is in Venice and that he only stocks proper Murano glass, and... More 

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alicefinearts, Owner at Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery, responded to this review

thanks , very kind Ketty More 

Oakland, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We have shopped at this store every time we have visited Venice over the last 22 years. The same owners remain committed to selling authentic Murano glass, not the cheap Chinese imports. We have bought everything from a signed Signoretti sculpture to a pair of earrings made especially for me to match a braclet. We were so glad to find... More 

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alicefinearts, Owner at Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery, responded to this review

thanks , very kind Ketty More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We stopped by this store twice as it was near our B&B. We loved the beautiful glass art works which the owner assured us were true Murano glass and not that "cheap Chinese glass." We checked out other glass stores in Venice during our touring that day and realized this off-the-beaten-tourist-path retail store did in fact offer authentic Murano glass... More 

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alicefinearts, Owner at Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery, responded to this review

thanks , very kind Ketty More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Being a glass making enthusiast, of all forms of the art,it was wonderful just recently, to stumble across this beautiful gallery/shop in via Garibaldi.From jaw dropping large pieces, to delicate,beautiful perfume bottles, the work was amazing. The gallery was thoughtfully and beautifully laid out with lighting that enhanced the glasswork.The owners and resident artists were delightful ,informative and very willing... More 

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alicefinearts, Owner at Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery, responded to this review

thanks , very kind Ketty More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2013

We go to Venice most years, and we always make a point of going to visit AiW. Most years we buy something, other years just look around. Always lovely though. If you're looking for great glass at decent (not cheap, but fair) prices, this is the place to go. pete S

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alicefinearts, Owner at Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery, responded to this review

thanks , very kind Ketty More 

Malmo, Sweden
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We met this amazing artist of Murano glass, by chance on the streets of Venice when we were lost. Ketty Parma walked us 20 minutes to our hotel; was extremely knowledgeable & friendly and only mentioned her name & gallery in passing. The next day with the help of the internet we sought her out. There are two small family... More 

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Muncie
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

A wonderful, small gallery with competitive prices. The advantage is the guarantee that local artists did the work (and beautiful work, too). Take the time to visit this shop.

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Castello
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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