Venice Jewish Ghetto Tour
A Thriving Community
Born in Venice, Giovanna has a degree in History of Art from the University of Padua. She lived in Brussels and then in Vienna for several years working in international contexts and dealing with different cultural environments. She earned a Master’s degree in Marketing and Advertising at the Ecole de Commerce Solvay writing a final paper on a project for a new Museum of Contemporary Art in Venice. While working for the Museum of the Belvedere in Vienna she developed a passion for cultural guiding. Her experience in the tourism grew on her return to Italy, where with a friend she took over a 4 star Hotel. Fascinated by the power of communication of art she became a licensed guide of the city of Venice and enjoys the beauty of her native city every day.
Chiara is a Veneto native with a degree from the University of Padova. A licensed cultural tourist guide in Venice since 2013, Chiara brings years of experience teaching and working with families to her work leading tours in Venice. A local insider, Chiara specializes in tours of the artistic and cultural patrimony of Venice and has a special interest in the history of the Jewish Ghetto.
Elena grew up in Venice city center and has always loved traveling abroad. She graduated in Russian Language and Literature from Ca' Foscari University, Venice, where she also studied English and Serbian. She lived in Paris to cultivate her interest in Russian theatre and studied Meyerhold at Sorbonne Paris III and CNRS. Later she embarked on a second degree at Ca’ Foscari and took up historical studies: Roman archeology, Architecture, and Art with a special focus on the Renaissance. She collaborates actively with artists and curators on contemporary art projects in Venice. Currently (2019) she is taking part in the ‘435ponti e qualche scorciatoia’ a project by David Horvitz a conceptual artist and poet based in L.A. She is a fully licensed professional guide in English, Russian, Serbian and Italian, her mother tongue. She is happy to be a guide and have found a way to continue to study, attend art exhibitions, travel and meet people.
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