With mass tourism poised to return, have local politicians and cultural leaders finally worked out how to manage the crowds?
Tintoretto’s daughter was a highly acclaimed artist in her own right, but there is frustratingly little to go on when it comes to identifying her paintings
Traditional boatyards and boat-building techniques have long been in decline – but the pandemic has only worsened the situation
Stringing glass beads was once the main work available to Venetian women – but it’s now a protected craft pursued by only a handful of skilled artists
Insular and secretive, the Murano glass industry has historically excluded women – but that may soon change