The Garden of the Arts: Nature, Architecture at the Giardini della Biennale
Tour of the Giardini della Biennale, where La Biennale di Venezia and the idea of the Visual Arts Biennale were born. The Giardini, an open-air historical document of the post-Napoleonic era, the Belle Epoque, the twentieth-century wars, the Fascist era and post-war reconstruction. The historic gardens and architectural treasures of the Giardini feature masterpieces by, among others, Alvar Aalto, BBPR, Brenno del Giudice, Sverre Fehn, Josef Hoffmann, Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, Carlo Scarpa, Aleksei V. Shschusev, James F. Stirling, Takamasa Yoshizaka.
Tour location: Giardini della Biennale
Duration: 2 hours approx.
Participants: maximum 25
Languages: Italian and English. Tours can be booked in French, German and Spanish by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject to availability on the required date).
The tour in English takes place every Tuesday (at 4:30 pm) through September 30th, 2020.