World-renowned Homo Faber opens its doors in Venice: discover this exceptional celebration of fine contemporary, traditional and rare craftsmanship

Artisans from Mario Berta Battiloro - Atelier Simone Padovani - Michelangelo Foundation
Simone Padovani © Michelangelo Foundation

Organised by the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, the international exhibition Homo Faber opens its doors in Venice from 10 April to 1 May 2022.

The event champions artisanal talent, showcasing an impressive variety of materials, techniques and skills through live demonstrations, immersive digital experiences and imaginative displays of handcrafted creations.

This 2nd edition highlights craft's role in creating a more sustainable and inclusive future by celebrating "living treasures" through 15 exceptional exhibitions, conferences and immersive digital experiences, showcasing over 400 unique works crafted by more than 350 designers and artisans from over 30 countries.

On top of the event, the Homo Faber in Città project lets visitors experience craftsmanship across Venice through tailor-made itineraries.

Booking is now open on, where further details on the exhibition are available here: