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OPENING - 5:00 pm
31 MARCH - 25 APRIL 2019
everyday from 10am to 6pm

The Press Preview will take place in Venice on March 30th 2019 at 12:30pm with a private visit by Igor Zanti, Head of the Jury and curator of the exhibition. Alberico Crosetta, managing director of Antrax IT - Italian company specialized in the production of design objects for home and contract heating, who supported the new design section of the competition for the 2019 edition - will also attend.

On view in the evocative setting of the Arsenale Nord in Venice 120 finalist works from all over the world, an international testimony on the state of contemporary art. 3,000 square meters of exhibition space dedicated to contemporary art in all its forms will welcome the numerous visitors (over ten thousand in the last edition) and will host, on the evening of March 30th 2019 at 5:00 pm, the awards ceremony of the 6 winners of the thirteenth edition of the prize together with the winners of the collateral prizes.


Arte Laguna Prize: a unique and unrepeatable opportunity to take the pulse of Contemporary Art inside and outside the traditional circuits of the art world

In 2019 Arte Laguna Prize has reached its 13th edition, an important milestone that brings with it the commitment to look for something new every year, to create new metaphorical fields of research, to renew the format. As a matter of fact, the 2019 edition introduces the new Design section with the support of Antrax IT, which produces design objects for heating.

The Prize has become a unique and unrepeatable opportunity to take the pulse of an art world that is not only the official and recognized one, but also the one of those who make art outside the more traditional circuits, employing unusual languages or in countries where artistic production is obstructed by complex social, economic and cultural realities.


The exhibition of the 13th Arte Laguna Prize changes dates moving to March 30th and including the Easter holidays until April 25th

The 13th Exhibition of Arte Laguna Prize changes its opening date, moving in full spring and extending its run over the Easter holidays, for a period of twenty-seven days.

The 120 finalist artists selected by the international jury have just been announced and their artworks will be on view in the evocative setting of the Venice Arsenale, until April 25th. The exhibition will be enriched by an exciting program of art talks, guided tours and educational workshops.


The Venetian spring of contemporary art starts on March 16th with the 13th EXHIBITION of ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

On view, 120 artworks from all over the world, set up in the spectacular spaces of Arsenale of Venice. A three-week exhibition enriched by an exciting program of talks, guided tours, and educational activities for children. .

The 13th edition Arte Laguna Prize will kick off the art season in Venice with the exhibition of the finalists opening on March 16th, with more prizes than ever before, unveiling a comprehensive radiography of contemporary art: 120 artworks from all over the world, from painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art and digital graphics to design, virtual art, video art and short films, performances, urban art and land art. The 13th Exhibition of Arte Laguna Prize will be open to the public until April 7th, with a rich schedule of guided tours, activities for children and talks related to the sections of the Prize.


Last weeks to apply to the 13th edition of Arte Laguna Prize - Deadline December 19th 2018

There is time until December 19th to apply to the thirteenth edition of Arte Laguna Prize, the international contemporary art competition that counts every year thousands of submissions from artists from all over the world. In addition to the cash prizes for the winners of the different sections, the stakes for the finalists are high: the selected works will be exhibited in March in the evocative spaces of the Arsenale of Venice.

The Prize has obtained a medal from the President of the Italian Republic and the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Cultural Heritagel, the Veneto Region, the Municipality of Venice, Ca' Foscari University of Venice and the European Institute of Design. This year it counts ten categories: design, painting, sculpture and installation, virtual art, photographic art, digital graphics, video art and short films, performance, urban art, land art.


Arte Laguna Prize promotes the reuse and sustainability of plastic materials together with Corepla Consortium and Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Together to award sustainable, original and creative art, this is the aim of the synergy born among Arte Laguna Prize, Corepla (National Consortium for the Collection and Recycling of Plastic packages) and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, through the Ca’ Foscari sostenibile program.

Since 2015 Arte Laguna Prize has created a special section dedicated to Art and Sustainability promoting a sensitization of the artistic gesture, of creativity, of design and in general of the visual and performing arts towards the Reuse Recycle Reduce strategies. The Prize receives the moral patronage of the Ministry for the Environment and Protection of Land and Sea.

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