Italy, Venice

Venice Biennale Revealed - Behind the Scene Experience

when 7 May 2019 - 12 May 2019
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 950

The course connects you with experts of the art market and allows you to experience the reality behind the Venice Biennale and its parallel events.

You will discover the exhibition in conversations with artists, curators, gallerists and, of course, the Biennale team. It is a structured and inspiring experience.

The May programme takes place during the Opening week. The November programme is scheduled during the final week, making it a special experience at the Biennale. Next to the sessions we will visit the Biennale at Giardini and Arsenale, Personal Structures exhibition and the Peggy Guggenheim collection.

Course leader

European Cultural Academy

Target group

The course is designed for creative curious minds. Curators, museum workers and artists, students and art lovers are welcome. On average there are around 11 nationalities per group.

Course aim

ECA creates a space that celebrates and nurtures creative ambition. Here you and your peers from around the world are immersed in a collaborative, creative and inspiring environment.

Leading practitioners share their personal experience in curating and organizing art projects. We openly discuss artistic, commercial and networking challenges in the industry. Our lecturers share real cases and numbers behind the Biennale projects.

We advocate for honest and constructive approach to education. We openly discuss artistic, commercial and networking challenges in the architecture industry. Our lecturers share real cases and numbers behind their projects.

The opening and final week of the Biennale attracts the art world to Venice. The programme is an excellent way to join the community. ECA and its international alumni network will support your after the course as well.

Credits info

University students will only get credits if their university has a partnership with ECA.

Fee info

EUR 950: All course fees include the following:

Classes and tuition
Study files / materials
Tickets to all museums and the Venice Biennale facilities during the program
European Cultural Centre catalogue 2019
Welcome and graduation events (welcoming breakfast and a boat ride)
Goodie bag with a map of Venice, notebook and a pen
Personalised graduation certificate