7 major events in Venice in 2022, spanning art, culture, tradition, and top-quality craftsmanship

2021 is coming to an end and, as usual, with the arrival of the month of December we take stock of the past year and plan for the future.

In the article "Back to Big Events: chronicles of a unique summer!" we told you about our 2021 summer, so now we would like to take you on a virtual tour of the big events of the coming year. 

  • Venice Carnival 2022
    We kick off the year with one of the most anticipated events: the Carnival of Venice. From Saturday, February 12, 2022 to Tuesday, March 1, 2022, every corner of our city will take on an alluring atmosphere and you can admire unique masks and costumes. Do not miss the masquerade parties and balls that are the highlights of the Venetian evenings.
  • Homo Faber 2022 – Crafting A More Human Future
    After the great success of the inaugural edition held in 2018, the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship returns to Venice with Homo Faber, in the splendid venue of the Giorgio Cini Foundation from Sunday, April 10, 2022 to Sunday, May 1, 2022. This will be a special edition to celebrate contemporary excellence in craftsmanship from every corner of the world, particularly Japan, the event's guest of honour. 
  • Art Biennale 2022 – The Milk of Dreams
    The 59th International Art Exhibition, this year entitled "The Milk of Dreams", will take place from Saturday, April 23, 2022 to Sunday, November 27, 2022 and will be curated by Cecilia Alemani, the internationally renowned Italiancurator and the first Italianwoman tohold this position. Here's a quote from her statement, "The exhibition focuses on three themes in particular: the representation of bodies and their metamorphoses; the relationship between individuals and technologies; the connection between bodies and the Earth". 
  • Redentore 2022
    The Redentore celebrations, which this year will begin on the evening of Saturday, July 16, 2022, are not limited to the Redentore Church but extend to all of Venice, with numerous events in campi and campielli. Spectacular are the fireworks introduced in recent decades, considered among the most beautiful in the world!
  • Venice Boat Show 2022
    After the success of the 2021 Venice Boat Show, the next edition, which will take place starting on Friday, May 28, 2022 up until Saturday, June 5, 2022, promises to be just as interesting. The exhibition venue will again be the Arsenal of Venice, symbol of the centuries-old military dominion of the Serenissima Republic and the beating heart of its shipbuilding industry.
  • International Film Festival 2022
    In 2022, the 79th edition of the Venice International Film Festival will celebrate its 90th anniversary. First organized in 1932, it is oldest film festival in the world and one of the most prestigious, and we are sure that the 2022 edition, whose official dates will be announced soon, will be full of events and will reserve many surprises for fans from all over the world.
  • The Venice Glass Week 2022
    The sixth edition of The Venice Glass Week, the international festival that the city of Venice dedicates to the art of glassmaking, will be held from Saturday, September 17, 2022 to Sunday, September 25, 2022. The official program includes an unparalleled number of in-person events and virtual appointments that will fill the city with celebrations, culture and beauty. With The Venice Glass Week Tours by Nexa it will be possible to experience first-hand the magic of art glass production in fascinating places, where artisans, with their technique and great creativity, carry on the centuries-old art of art glass-making.

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