La Biennale di Venezia was founded in 1895 and it is now one of the most famous and prestigious cultural organizations in the world. Paolo Baratta has been its President since 2008 and before that from 1998 to 2001.
La Biennale di Venezia stands at the forefront of research and promotion of new contemporary art trends, organizes exhibitions and research in all its specific sectors: Arts (1895), Architecture (1980), Cinema (1932), Dance (1999), Music (1930), and Theatre (1934).
58th International Art Exhibition 11th May - 24th November
13th International Festival of Contemporary Dance 21st June - 30th June
47th International Theatre Festival 22nd July - 5th August
76th Venice International Film Festival 28th August - 7th September
63rd International Festival of Contemporary Music, 27th September-6th October