Biennale Arte 2019
May You Live In Interesting Times
11 May > 24 November 2019
closed on Mondays (except 13 May, 2 September, 18 November)
Giardini: open 10 am to 6 pm
Arsenale: open 10 am to 6 pm
7 May > 6 October 2019, open 1 pm to 9 pm
closed on Mondays
TICKETS AND ACCREDITATION
Plus tickets entitle to multiple visits on 3 consecutive days to each exhibition venue (Giardini and Arsenale; closing days excluded).
Regular tickets are valid for one admission to each exhibition venue (on the same day or on any different days) until 24th November.
Accreditation grants unrestricted admission to each exhibition venue.
Online purchase: visitors may print their tickets choosing the Print@Home option, or display tickets on their smartphones at the entrance gates.
Tickets and/or guided tours are not refundable.
Plus TICKETS *
Full price € 35
Students and/or under 26 € 25
* a valid ID is required to buy and use these tickets.
Full price € 25
Reduced price € 22 (Aci, Coop, CTS, Fai, Touring Club, CinemaPiù, VeneziaUnica City pass (services purchase order), Rolling Venice Card, Carta Giovani, Ance - Associazione Nazionale Costruttori Edili, CNI - Consiglio Nazionale degli Ingegneri, IN/ARCH - Istituto Nazionale di Architettura, INU - Istituto Nazionale di Urbanistica, Venezia FC, CartaFRECCIA members with Trenitalia Frecciargento / Frecciabianca / Frecciarossa tickets destination Venice (earlier 3 days max), holders of regional Trenitalia subscriptions Veneto or Friuli Venezia Giulia (monthly and annual)
Reduced price € 20 (over 65, military officers, Venice residents, visitors holding a ticket of Biennale Dance, Theatre or Music Festivals and 76th Venice Film Festival subscriptions holders)
Students and/or Under 26 € 16 (with a valid student ID or student card)
Formula 3* € 48 (3 visitors, at least 1 of them under 16 + € 16 for any additional visitor under 16 years of age). *Not available online; to be purchased at the exhibition’s ticket offices.
REDUCED PRICES FOR GROUPS
Adult groups € 18*
Student groups: Universities € 15*
Student groups: Secondary Schools € 10*
*(min. 10 persons, students + teachers)
* Requests must be sent at least 10 days prior to visit.
Due to the structure of the 58th International Art Exhibition, organised groups accompanied by independent guides cannot exceed 20 participants per group.
Guides making use of Whisper technology are requested to adopt a behaviour that does not disturb other visitors.
Student groups from Universities affiliated to the “Biennale Sessions” project
(min. 50 persons, reservation required. Passes grant admission to each exhibition venue - Giardini and Arsenale – for 3 consecutive days)
Full price € 85
Reduced price € 50 (for Venice residents)
Students and/or under 26 € 45 (with a valid student ID or student card)
One week € 45 (valid for 7 consecutive days from validation date – closing days excluded)
* Accreditation tickets are strictly personal and a valid ID is required to purchase and use them.
Until 6 years of age (included); adults accompanying disabled visitors holding a disability ID; nursery schools, elementary schools and junior high schools, participating in educational activities.
Guided tours, theoretical and practical thematic-educational itineraries, laboratories and creative workshops.
Available in Italian and in several other languages. Average duration 1 hour 45’ / 2 hours.
Reservation and payment in advance are required.
The service is fee-paying, entry ticket not included.
GUIDED TOURS WITH RESERVATION
Adults 1 venue € 90 – 2 venues € 150
Universities 1 venue € 70 – 2 venues € 120
High schools 1 venue € 60 – 2 venues € 100
Elementary and Junior High schools 1 venue € 60
Nursery schools 1 venue € 50
Creative workshops for families Fee per child 1 venue € 5
GUIDED TOURS WITHOUT RESERVATION (for individual visitors)
Guided tours in Italian or in English
Giardini venue (11 am) and Arsenale venue (2 pm): € 7 per venue.
SERVICES FOR VISITORS
Bar, restaurants, bookshop, info-point, free cloakroom.
Small to medium-size pets on a leash are admitted to the Giardini green area.
SERVICES FOR FAMILIES
Giardini: changing table.
Arsenale: changing table, free stroller rental, family lounge.
A free supervised cloackroom for small bags, umbrellas, daypacks or school backpacks is available.
No storage facilities for travel luggage.
EDUCATIONAL AND PROMOTION
Tel. +39 041 5218 828
Tel. (info for schools) +39 041 5218 731
(Monday to Friday 10 am - 1:30 pm / 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm; Saturday 10 am - 1:30 pm)
La Biennale di Venezia:
Giardini and Arsenale, 10 am - 5:30 pm
Arsenale venue: on Fridays and Saturdays until 5 October open until 7:30 pm
Arsenale Nord, 11 am - 4 pm
Ca’ Giustinian, San Marco 1364/A, from Tuesday to Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
VeneziaUnica: Tronchetto, Piazzale Roma, Ferrovia, Rialto, San Marco, Lido, Mestre.
La Biennale di Venezia has been devoting a growing attention to learning activities, and has developed a stronger and stronger commitment to “Educational” initiatives addressed to the audiences of its Exhibitions, most notably to universities, youngsters, and children from all kinds of schools.
A broad Educational offer shall be available in 2019 as well, addressing itself to individuals and groups of students, children, grown-ups, families, professionals, companies, and universities. All initiatives aim to an active involvement of participants. They are led by professional operators, carefully trained by La Biennale di Venezia, and fall under the following categories: Guided Itineraries and Workshop Activities.
EDUCATIONAL AND PROMOTION
Visitors: Tel. +39 041 5218 828
Schools: Tel. +39 041 5218 731
(Mon > Fri 10 am - 1:30 pm / 2:30 - 5:30 pm; Sat 10 am - 1:30 pm)
MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES
58th International Art Exhibition
11 May > 24 November 2019
Curator: Ralph Rugoff