Michelangelo Foundation Homo Faber Event
The Michelangelo Foundation Presents
The Michelangelo Foundation Presents
During your visit
Get the most out of your time at Homo Faber

We want your experience of Homo Faber to be an enjoyable one. Due to the large number of people attending Homo Faber, visitors may find queues at the entrance to the exhibition spaces. We are very grateful for your understanding and kind collaboration for the best management of the event.

The following services and opportunities are available to you during the exhibition.

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Our Young Ambassadors
Ready to share their knowledge and experience with you.

Present in each room at Homo Faber, our Young Ambassadors are talented students of design and the applied arts from all over Europe. Specially selected to participate in Homo Faber, they are on hand to answer your questions about the exhibits. Don’t hesitate to ask!

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See this beautifully restored portrait by Van Dyck

Van Dyck’s 17th century masterpiece Ritratto di Marcello Durazzo is unveiled at Homo Faber after its stunning restoration, carried out by master artisans and supported by the Michelangelo Foundation and partners. Stop by the Sale del Convitto to see it.

Discover the painting
EMU Interlude café

Enjoy a delicious lunch or a coffee break at our outdoor café,
open from 10am to 6.30pm

A beautiful island
Explore the stunning surroundings of San Giorgio Maggiore island

Homo Faber is privileged to enjoy such a fantastic location. Make the most of your time on the island by exploring its tranquil spots and drinking in its wonderful views of the Venice lagoon.

Visit the pavilion of the Holy See

As part of the Architecture Biennale 2018, Vatican Chapels, the pavilion of the Holy See, is present on San Giorgio Maggiore island at the same time as Homo Faber. Take the chance to visit what has been described as one of the most surprising exhibits of the Biennale.