Venice Google Earth

Navigate through the Venetian Cityscape to view much of the the art and architecture captured in this database. Please download this KML file to view Venice in Google Earth.


The images cataloged inVenice, A Database (beta) are available to all current faculty, staff, and students of Columbia University and Barnard College for teaching, learning, and research purposes.   Use of these images for non-profit, educational purposes is determined by adherence to the United States Copyright Office Fair Use legislation. Learn more about Fair Use and copyright from the American Library Association.


Venice, A Database (beta) has grown rapidly and during that period our cataloging methods have undergone changes in response to user feedback.  The quickest and most reliable search method is the Simple Search available at the top of the Search Screen.  Type one or more names or terms into the Simple Search box to find images. 

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Venice, A Database (beta) features a Portfolio function that allows designated users to create and manage suites of image.  The Portfolio function is available to faculty and teaching assistants in The Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Department of Art History at Barnard College upon special request.  For access to this feature contact James Conlon, Director, The Visual Media Center.