National Liberty Museum 20th Anniversary Glass Auction
VIP Experience The Best of Venice & Murano with Your Hosts Leslie Ann Genninger & Michele Benzoni
Join Leslie and Michele in their hometown for an amazing day of the best that Murano and Venice have to offer in art, glass, architecture, history and fine cuisine! Leslie is an American designer of Murano Glass jewelry, lighting, glassware and sculpture and has been living and working in Venice for over 30 years, where she met her husband, Michele, a 5th generation Venetian and architect. Together they will customize an in- depth tour just for you as they have for other VIP glass loving connoisseurs like Elton John, Gianni Versace, Ivana Trump, Martha Stewart, Steve Wynn, and some generous National Liberty Museum supporters. They will also help you find special accommodations in a private palazzo or hotel and will suggest their favorite restaurants, concerts, museums, places to go and things to see during your stay.
Highlights of Your VIP Experience:
• Morning pick-up at your hotel for an amazing day of your customized tour • Water taxi with a private driver to the world famous Island of Murano • Private in-depth visits to the studios of the top Murano Artists and Glass Masters • Hands-on glass blowing furnace experience • Visit the finest Venetian mirror and chandelier factories where Leslie created a unique collection for the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas • Dine at the famous: “Lele's Busa Alla Torre” restaurant on Murano for a gourmet lunch of the freshest Bellini, antipasti, risotto, fritto misto, and home-made biscotti and more • Visit fascinating behind-the-scene museums and galleries • Water taxi back to Genninger Studio, Leslie's gallery in the Dorsoduro area, where she will help you choose a special Murano Glass gift • Architectural sunset walking tour of Palladian masterpieces and the brilliant Venetian skyline along the Zattere with Michele • Tasting of the best Cicchetti and Prosecco Venice has to offer
All proceeds support the NLM Civic and Education Programs for young people
Starting Bid $1500
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