Lot 4: PRIVATE VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE TOUR [4 GUESTS]
Catalog Note: One of several events at the upcoming International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale in Architecture is the most important and prestigious exhibition in its field. IfOnly invites you to experience the annual expo like few ever have with a rare behind-the-scenes tour.
Join the world’s foremost architects, artists, builders, designers, and cultural leaders for an exciting look at cutting edge contemporary architecture. With a leading art professor from Ca' Foscari University of Venice as your guide, you and your guests will discover an academic angle to the countless exhibits in the Giardini, the Arsenale, and other venues around Venice. Get an up-close look at ambitious designs and fascinating art installations scattered among the exhibitions many pavilions. You will also enjoy rare artist interactions during the 2018 Biennale’s “Freespace” theme, including an expert-led tour of a private collection.
In between visits, sit down to a traditional Venetian lunch at the landmark Harry’s Bar, or at Paradiso with a magnificent view of the lagoon. Enjoy a multi-course meal including traditional pasta dishes, succulent Mediterranean-style fish, and perfectly-drizzled caramel Tiramisu at one of Venice’s iconic canal-side eateries.
Funds from this experience will benefit will benefit Friends of Florence. As the primary source of funding for Florentine cultural heritage restoration, the non-profit organization is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the historical integrity of the arts in Florence and surrounding areas.
- Private tour for 4 of the Venice Biennale in Architecture by a professor/art expert.
- Behind the scenes visit to a private art collection.
- Lunch at Harry’s Bar or Pardiso subject to availability.
- Expert may be from a neighboring University or academic background.
Sample Menu at Harry's Bar:
- Caprese with buffalo mozzarella and tomato.
- Serenissima spaghetti with shelled clams and courgettes.
- Milanese style veal cutlet or Chateaubriand steak.
- Grand Marnier soufflé with vanilla and chocolate.
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