The Michelangelo Foundation Presents
The Michelangelo Foundation Presents
FAQ
Everything you need to know

To ensure your visit to Homo Faber runs smoothly, please take a look at this page, where you’ll likely find the answers to all of your questions. If you have a specific question that isn’t covered here, you may email info@homofaberevent.com.

General
Is Homo Faber open to the public?

Yes, Homo Faber is a free access exhibition, however a ticket is required. You can register for your free ticket here www.civitavenezie.it. Please bring your invitation with you to gain entry.

Is there a minimum age to attend?

There is no minimum age to attend, children under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult.

What are the opening times?

14-30 September 2018, 10am-7pm daily

Where is Homo Faber?

Homo Faber will take place on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in the heart of the Venice lagoon, a five minute boat ride from the St Mark's Square

Access
Can I access the island with my own boat?

You can access the island under certains conditions and authorizations.

Can I access the Stanze del Vetro?

Le Stanze del Vetro is an exhibition in parallel, it can be accessed independently.

Can I access the Vatican Pavilion?

Yes, access is free. This event is not part of Homo Faber.

How can I get to the San Giorgio Maggiore Island?

A free vaporetto shuttle will take you from San Marco-San Zaccaria Pier B to San Giorgio every 20 minutes. Also Vaporetto n°2 stops at San Giorgio. From Marco Polo Airport: Alilaguna Blue Line or Red Line to San Marco.

I'm a journalist, can I get accreditation?

For any press and media enquiries, please contact our press agency 14 Septembre. Contact details are in the Pressroom.

Is there access for disabled visitors?

Wheelchairs and walking frames are allowed on the ground floor of the exhibition. The visit to the libraries on the first floor is possible by requesting access to an elevator (width: 74 cm - depth: 118 cm - maximum weight: 350Kg). Please enquire at info@homofaberevent.com.

Rules
Can I bring a stroller?

Yes. However, parents should be careful manouvering the stroller in the exhibits.

Can I bring my pet?

Pets, even small ones, are not permitted. Exceptions are made for guide dogs for the blind, provided they have a leash and a muzzle, and pets certified as support for therapeutic treatments (pet therapy). To facilitate access, please communicate your arrival at least one day in advance to the email address visit.cini@duva.eu

Can I sketch in the exhibits?

Sketching is welcomed throughout most of the exhibition except in some spaces where a sign indicates the specific rules.

Can I smoke?

It is strictly forbidden to smoke in the external and internal areas of the Giorgio Cini Foundation.

Can I take pictures?

Taking photos of artworks and spaces is permitted, but ONLY for personal purposes. The use of flash is always prohibited. The use of photographic tripod and/or professional equipment is forbidden. Any use of professional equipment must be authorised by the management. Use of extendable selfie sticks is prohibited.

What are the baggage rules?

Before entering the exhibition, visitors are required to deposit at the welcome area any items of baggage which, due to their dimensions and characteristics, are not considered suitable by staff, including suitcases, backpacks, packages and containers.

What are the security rules?

In order to ensure visitors' safety and protect the artworks, it is necessary to hand over knives, scissors and any type of metal tools to the ticket office.

Where do I leave waste?

No waste of any kind can be abandoned in the exhibtion. Rubbish bins are placed at the ticket office and the toilets.