The Biennale di Venezia

From May 13th 2017 the 57th International Art Exhibition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA, is open to the public till November 26th. 

The exhibition will take place in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and all around the city of Venice. The Exhibition is composed of nine chapters or families of artists: two in the Central Pavilion in the Giardini, and the other seven are in the Arsenale and the Giardino delle Vergini. There are 120 artists exposing from 51 countries.

The Biennale Arte has been recognised as the best contemporary art exhibition in the world.

Opening times:
Venice, Giardini and Arsenale. May 13th > November 26th, 2017
From 10 am to 6 pm
From 10 am to 8 pm Arsenale venue only on Fridays and Saturdays until September 30th
Closed on Mondays (except on May 15th, August 14th, Sept. 4th, Oct. 30th and Nov. 20th)
Tickets and prices:
– 48h tickets: valid for 48 hours since validation (closing days excluded) and they can be used for multiple visits to each exhibition venue (Giardini and Arsenale).
Price: full-price ticket: 30€ – reduced-price ticket: 22€
– Full Regular tickets and Concessionary tickets: valid to enter one time to each exhibition venue (Giardini and Arsenale) It can be used in different days.
Price: full regular ticket 25€ – concessionary tickets (visit to check if you could get a reduced-price ticket)
– Permanent Passes: valid to enter to each exhibition venue (Giardini and Arsenale) till the end of the exhibition.
Price: full-price ticket: 80€ – reduced-price ticket:  € 50 (for Venice residents); € 45 for students and/or under 26; one-week pass € 40 (valid for 7 consecutive days from validation date – closing days excluded)
To find out more about this exhibition, visit