Italy, Venice

Venice Biennale Revealed - Behind the Scenes Experience

when 21 May 2020 - 25 May 2020
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 950

The Venice Biennale is the oldest and most prestigious art and architecture show in the world. The Venice Biennale Revealed course allows you to explore this large and complex event in the right way: through meeting the organisers and artists and having intimate conversations with experts and curators.
The course is a balanced combination of show and studio visits, lectures and Q&As completed with exciting discussions with peers from all over the world.
It affords participants ways for making the Biennale personal, meaningful and unforgettable. It is a structured and inspiring experience.

Target group

Venice Biennale Revealed is perfect for independent curators and artists, professionals from international cultural organizations, museum workers. Art lovers and students looking for inspiration and knowledge are also welcome. No prior experience is required. On average there are around 11 nationalities per group.

Course aim

Insider's knowledge
ECA will share with you 12 years of experience of organizing big scale projects in Venice. You visit locations that are closed to public. You will learn about the structure, funding and politics of the Biennale in open conversations with its team, artists and curators.

Venice Biennale Sessions
The Academy is an Official Part of the Venice Biennale Sessions, an official programme of the Venice Biennale Foundation designed for educational activities during the Biennale.

Venetian experience
You will start mornings with an Italian coffee on the balcony of a historic Venetian palace, we will take a beautiful boat ride and discover city's hidden gems.

Fee info

EUR 950: Course fee


Although limited, partial scholarships are available. Please contact us at for details.

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