The State Museum of Fine Arts named after Pushkin for the first time participates in the Venice Biennale and presents there the exhibition "Man as a Bird. Travel Images" as part of a parallel program.
The Venice Biennale is one of the most famous forums of world art, an international art exhibition held every two years with the participation of an international jury. The theme of the upcoming 57th Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art in 2017 will be Viva arte viva ("Long live the living art!"). The Biennale will be held from May 13 to November 26 in Giardini, Arsenal and other venues in Venice (Italy).