Art Gallery of Alberta

Venice Biennale

Meet us in Venice!

June 9-16, 2013

Explore the art of Venice and a world of contemporary art at the 55th Biennale di Venezia. Join AGA Executive Director / Chief Curator, Catherine Crowston, and art historian Dr. William Wood as they walk you through their selection of the highlights of the 2013 Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art, one of the world’s most important contemporary art exhibitions. The trip will also feature guided visits to several of Venice’s renowned art museums and churches.

Special package features:

  • Hotel accommodations at Hotel Ala
  • Meals include daily breakfasts, Welcome dinner and Farewell dinner
  • Three-day pass to the Venice Biennale
  • Admissions to scheduled museum visits
  • Venetian cooking class
  • Murano glass tour
  • Gratuities for all scheduled visits and activities
  • Charitable tax receipt from the AGA for $750 per person
Contemporary and Historic tour highlights

  • 2013 Venice Biennale
  • François Pinault Collection at:
      -Palazzo Grassi
      -Punta della Dogana
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection
  • Historic churches
  • Special Edouard Manet Exhibtion at the Doges Palace


Double: $3,490 per person
Single Room Supplement: $499

$1,000 Non-refundable deposit per person
Final payment: March 29, 2013

For more information or to reserve your space please contact Noel Xavier, Director of Development, at

Package does not include:

  • Airfare
  • Entrance fees, unless included in scheduled activities
  • Personal or optional tours and transportation apart from planned group activities
  • Meals and beverages not included in scheduled activities
  • Travel insurance
  • Baggage fees
  • Personal expenses