The Biennale is presented in the Chianciano Art Museum and the Magnificent Medieval Historical Centre of Chianciano giving the viewer a unique insight into art and beauty
The Biennale of Chianciano is organised and hosted by the Chianciano Art Museum and is an opportunity to see the artworks of talented contemporary artists that are selected from all around the world. The represented nations ranged from Chile to India, Australia to Germany and from the USA to the Philippines. The exhibition is staged over 3000 square meters of the Museum and gathers some of the best established as well as emerging international talents. Admission is free.
Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contain well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Having a strong linguistic and cultural identity, it is sometimes considered "a nation within a nation".
The Biennale of Chianciano is a celebration of contemporary art but also a wonderful events that takes places over the entire town that range from concerts and traditional parades to wine tasting and parties, all events are free. During the previous Biennale, the Chianciano Art Museum organised a concert in homage to Mascagni that was attended by the great composors daughter and grandaughter. Please click here for info.
The Exhibition Halls
One of the most well known spa towns in Italy, Chianciano was settled by the Etruscans over 2500 years ago and was later widely used by the Romans due to the curative powers of the natural springs. Located in Tuscany, between the rollings hills of the Val d'Orcia and the Val di Chiana, Chianciano is in the most beautiful part of Tuscany - 30km from Siena, 100km from Florence and just around the corner from localities like Pienza and Montepulciano.
The Biennale of Chianciano takes place from the 11th of August to the 23rd of September 2018
10am - 12pm
3pm - 7pm
Admission is free
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Chianciano is a spa resort with mineral water enriched with healing elements, situated approximately 550 meters above sea level, offering a wonderful climate and every advantage for tourists due to its exceptional geographical position. Today, Chianciano Terme is considered among the finest health resorts in Europe with its water, enormous parks and countless, modern hotels.