The Visionaries

Women collectors and philanthropists who have made art their mission, share their stories as an inspiration for present and future generations. On November 4 at 6pm Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, philanthropist, entrepreneur and founder the non-profit Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), will meet the curator Jesús Fuenmayor.
The conference will be in English with simultaneous translation into Italian.
Free on a first-come, first-served basis. No booking required

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros is a philanthropist, an entrepreneur and businesswoman in new technologies and other industries, and a collector of contemporary art.
She began collecting art in the 1970s and her collection has an international profile with emblematic figures of modern and contemporary art, with a focus on Latin American art.
In 2002, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros established the non-profit Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO). The foundation’s mission is to support and foster cultural understanding, as well as an educational dialog among Latin American artists and global audiences.

Jesús Fuenmayor is a curator with more than thirty-five years experience in the field of modern and contemporary art exhibitions and with a commitment to artists, innovative curatorial work, dynamic programming, education and community.

The following events will take place in the Sala del Portego, Palazzo Franchetti (Campo Santo Stefano, S. Marco 2842, Venice).
Free on a first-come, first-served basis. No booking required.

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