La Galleria Dorothea van der Koelen

Nesteld in the heart of the town, opposite the Teatro La Fenice, stands the Italian branch of the Galerie Dorothea van der Koelen in Mainz

Founded in 2001, La Galleria was born as the small Venetian sister of the Galerie Dorothea van der Koelen in Mainz, which was brought to existence in 1979 by the when Dorothea van der Koelen was 19. Today she runs two galleries, a publishing house specialized in the history of art (Chorus Verlag), the “Van der Koelen Consulting” as well as the “Van der Koelen Stiftung für Kunst und Wissenschaft” (Foundation for Art and Science), located in Mainz.
In 2014, she founded the “CADORO – Zentrum für Kunst und Wissenschaft”, that has been designed to host the art collection of the foundation, and serves also as a research institution with a reference library.

The cooperation with roughly 30 artists from 15 different countries is not exhausted in the myriad of exhibitions and publications but also manifests in international exhibition management and global cooperation with museums and companies. Besides organizing outstanding art-in-architecture projects under the umbrella of the “Van der Koelen Consulting”, the “Van der Koelen Stiftung” arranges courses of lectures about Art History.

Contacts & Details
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T: +39 041 52 07 415
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Calle Calegheri 2566

Past Exhibitions
Form and Space – Concetti Spaziali
Coinciding with the 57th Venice Biennale, La Galleria presents the works of ten internationally renowned...
10 May 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
Attached Beside Beyond Architecture
On the occasion of the 16th Architecture Biennale La Galleria Dorothea van der Koelen presents 9 international...
23 May 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
Was. Is. Will Be. 40 Years Of Gallery
Dorothea van der Koelen was only 19 years old when she opened her gallery in Mainz in 1979. The exhibition...
07 May 2019 - 24 Nov 2019