Contemporary Architecture in the Veneto – Venice Tour

June 7 – 13, 2020 | Registration required by December 31, 2019 | Co-organized by AIA Baltimore member and BAF board member Anthony Gill, AIA

This 6-night educational travel program opens doors to the world of contemporary architecture which gathers in Venice every other year. Bask in the juxtaposition of cutting-edge design and the rich history of the Veneto region, from its exotic Byzantine treasures to stately Palladian mansions to masterpiece by Carlo Scarpa, Renzo Piano and others.

Dates: 7-13 June 2020 (7 days and 6 nights )

Study Leader: Tom Rankin and chosen English-speaking experts in art and architecture.

Cost: From $4,800/person double-occupancy including 6 nights bed and breakfast; meals and other food (including wine), activities, and    transport as described; tips; and airport transfers. Private room supplement US$ 1,000.

  • Stay 4-nights in a carefully-crafted and meticulously-managed design hotel in central (but just off-the-beaten track) Venice.
  • Enjoy 2 nights in central Verona, a perfect base from which to explore the villas and gardens of the Veneto regions
  • See masterpieces by Carlo Scarpa, including his Brion Cemetery
  • Pay your respects to Palladio with a visit to one or more of his country villas
  • Spend two full days at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition at the Biennale di Venezia
  • Attend special VIP events organized around the Biennale and different national pavilions
  • Visit the studios and works of important living architects and learn from scholars studying the works of others
  • Learn from — and contribute to — projects to defend and preserve Venice from climate change, tourism and other challenges


(Note: This event is not being organized or sponsored by AIA Baltimore or the Baltimore Architecture Foundation)