Venice, Italy

Venice Biennale Revealed - Behind the Scenes Experience

online course
when 25 July 2020 - 8 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 650

Please note that this is an online course.

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 lectures and Q&As completed with exciting discussions with peers from all over the world.

It is a structured and inspiring experience. We celebrate the end of the course with a gondoliere singing best Venetian songs just for you.

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 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.

Still a Venetian experience
We will share the city's hidden gems with you. We celebrate the end of the course with a gondoliere singing best Venetian songs live. Just for you.

Fee info

EUR 650: Course fee


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