an art gallery in Venice housing a collection of paintings by Venetian masters from the 13th to 18th centuries Full name (Italian) Galleria dell’ Accademia (ɡalleˈria dell akkaˈdɛmja)
Contemporary Examples

Then there are the paintings in the accademia, then the resident artworks in churches.
The Ghost of Biennales Past Taylor Antrim June 1, 2009

Historical Examples

None is finer than the “Dives and Lazarus” in the accademia, a picture of sumptuous colour and exquisitely poetical sentiment.
A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery, Volume I, Foreign Schools Various

But it is time for us to leave the ladies, and follow the two gentlemen to the accademia.
Flora Adair, Vol. 1 (of 2) A. M. Donelan

For early Florentine paintings the most interesting collection is that of the accademia.
George Eliot’s Life, Vol. II (of 3) George Eliot

The Virgin is drawn from the same model as that of the Assumption in the accademia.
Venice and its Story Thomas Okey

But she had hardly passed the accademia before she bid her men take a cross-cut to the Giudecca.
The Marriage of William Ashe Mrs. Humphry Ward

In the accademia (two pictures) we are on quite different ground.
Great Masters in Painting: Perugino George C. Williamson

“Il Caff,” published by the accademia dei Pugni, was not romantic.
Idling in Italy Joseph Collins

My limits leave me no room to dilate upon our visit to the accademia.
Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 425 Various

He has the distinction of producing the finest of Venetian ceremonial paintings, No. 320 in the accademia.
Venice and its Story Thomas Okey

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