Explore Caorle’s Street Art Exhibition Near Venice: Basquiat, Haring, and Banksy

Discover an extraordinary street art exhibition just a short trip from Venice. The “Basquiat, Haring, Banksy: The International and Mysterious World of Street Art” exhibition is open until September 1, 2024, at the Bafile Cultural Center in Caorle. This charming coastal town is an ideal destination for art lovers exploring the Veneto region.

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Banksy Silver Flag Serigrafia

A Must-See Art Exhibition Near Venice

Located about an hour from Venice, Caorle offers a perfect blend of seaside relaxation and cultural enrichment. The exhibition features over 70 works from famous street artists such as Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Keith Haring. Curated by Matteo Vanzan, the show traces the evolution of street art from its 1960s origins to the present day.

Why Visit Caorle?

Caorle’s picturesque setting and rich history make it a delightful stop for travelers. The exhibition, organized by the Municipality of Caorle and MV Arte, enhances the town’s cultural appeal. Visitors can enjoy Caorle’s historic charm, beautiful beaches, and now, a world-class art exhibition.

Exhibition Highlights

The collection includes iconic pieces from international street art pioneers. It showcases a variety of media, from canvases and wood to signed screen prints and posters. Works by Delta 2, D*Face, Mr. Brainwash, and others are also on display, offering a comprehensive look at the street art movement.

Practical Information for Visitors

“Basquiat, Haring, Banksy: The International and Mysterious World of Street Art”

  • Location: Bafile Cultural Center, Rio Terrà delle Botteghe, 3, Caorle (VE)
  • Dates: May 10 – September 1, 2024
  • Hours:
    • May 10 – May 31: Monday to Thursday 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Friday to Sunday 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    • June 1 – September 1: Daily 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Tickets:
    • General: €10
    • Residents: €6
    • Reduced: €5 (seniors, teachers, groups, university students)
    • Free: Under 18, disabled visitors and their companions, journalists

Plan Your Visit

Caorle, Veneto Italy aerial a city near Venice.
Caorle, Veneto © Shutterstock License

Caorle is easily accessible from Venice, making it a convenient day trip. Enjoy the scenic drive or train ride through the Veneto region. Besides the exhibition, Caorle’s vibrant culture, historic architecture, and seaside charm offer plenty to explore.

For more insights into street art and its impact, read Angie’s past article on this fascinating art form. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the best of street art near Venice this summer.

Visit MVArte for information.
Images Courtesy of MVArte ©

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