Making Art in Venice
Since 1969

The Scuola Internazionale
di Grafica

The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia is an international institution located in the heart of historic Venice.

Since its foundation in 1969, the Scuola has welcomed artists and students worldwide. It has also established affiliations and engaged in collaborative projects with international universities, museums, guilds and biennales.

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Artists Residencies in Printmaking & Book-Arts

The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia offers 1 to 12-week studio residencies to professional and practising artists throughout the year. Projects can include printmaking, book arts, drawing, painting, illustration and calligraphy.

The Resident Artists have access to the Scuola’s studios seven days per week. The Scuola is located in the heart of Venice and is equipped for most printmaking methods, including lithography, letterpress, intaglio, and less-toxic techniques.

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Venice Art Workshops for School Trips and Groups

Study Abroad in Venice & Educational Workshops for School Groups

The history of the printing press

The Scuola offers a series of educational, hands-on workshops to groups of college and high school students who are visiting Venice with their professors.

These 3-6 hour immersive workshops focus on Printmaking, Bookbinding and Typograohy.

Study Abroad Programs

The Scuola  is affiliated with Italian and international institutions. We have hosted innumerable university programs.

International students work side by side with Italian students and resident artists from all over the world in a multi-cultural and multi-generational environment.

Learn the new sustainable printmaking processes by enrolling in the workshops of the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia..


Our intensive 6-hour Workshops are structured to be suitable for both beginners and experienced participants. The language of instruction is Italian and English.

Your exhibition space for the Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale

On the occasion of the Art Biennale→ , Architecture Biennale→ or other events, the Scuola offers its spaces to host exhibitions, presentations and collateral events.

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The Venice Biennale Artists Residencies

European Cultural Academy→ (ECA) and Scuola Internazionale di Grafica offer a unique two-week artist residency enriched by independent studio work, a course on sustainable printmaing and a cycle of lectures, visits and critiques dedicated to the Venice Biennale.

Venice Biennale Residencies