The Venice Biennale is one of the largest art events, worldwide speaking. In fact, it is one of the oldest even. The tradition started in 1895, first taking hold of the national art scene, and then making its way through gradually at international scale. Held every two years, the Venice Biennale is the ideal opportunity for fine and applied art aficionados to sample the best of the artistic works generated on each of the worlds’ continents. Thus, from Scandinavia to Australia and from USA to Japan, the pavilions set up in Venice on the occasion of La Biennale di Venezia showcase the heights of what is best in each of these countries' culture.

The festival is held at sundry venues in Venice, literally taking hold of some of the most prestigious palaces and cultural institutions in the lagoon. Thus, every two years, Venice confirms again and again its surname of city of art reaffirming its centuries-old reputation of cultural hub of Europe. The Venice Film Festival and the Venice Biennale of Architecture (the latter does not coincide, in terms of the date it is held, with the general Venice Biennale, held in odd years, since it is held in even years) are also part of La Biennale di Venezia.

In order to learn more about the history of the Venice Biennale, as well as on its following edition, its sections, programs and venues hosting the exhibitions, use the indications below:

Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia)
Venice, Italy
early June to late November
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