March 30 - April 2
2020
Bologna
Italy
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Illustrations and Books on the Move

the BCBF collection

For more than 50 years, Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been a global point of reference for the latest news  on illustration trends and the discovery of stories for children across all forms of media.

Many of the exhibitions, organized as part of the Fair travel each year to museums, galleries and libraries in many across the globe.  The Illustrators Exhibition, after the Bologna fair is traditionally hosted with original drawings in Japan, China and Korea and with reproductions  in numerous other international cultural venues.  BCBF is  also present throughout the year through in other projects and events that travel around the world :

Browse all the BCBF exhibitions in the world today.


Illustrations for Gianni Rodari: Italian Eccellence

  • When 2 December - 18 February 2020
  • Where San Francisco - Istituto italiano di Cultura

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Illustration for Children: Italian Excellence

  • When 20 December 2019 - 20 February 2020
  • Where Shenzhen

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2019 Illustrators Exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 6 February – 23 April 2020
  • Where Seoul Art Centre

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Masha Titova

BCBF2019 Visual Identity Exhibition

  • When 6 February – 23 April 2020
  • Where Seoul Art Centre

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Vendi Vernić

2018 International Award for Illustration winner

  • When 6 February – 23 April 2020
  • Where Seoul Art Centre

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Le forme del primitivo. I portatori di idee di Rasa Jančiauskaitė

  • When 10-24 February 2020
  • Where Milano, Laboratorio Formentini per l'editoria

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Illustrators Exhibition 2018

  • When 14 February - 12 April
  • Where Yealife Art Space, Shenzhen

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2019 Illustrators Exhibition

  • When 17 February - 3 April 2020
  • Where “Espacio Idea” ,Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Montevideo

Illustrations for Gianni Rodari: Italian Excellence

Digital revisited version

  • When 20 February - 31 December 2020
  • Where Centro Internazionale Loris Malaguzzi, Reggio Emilia

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The Children Spectators 2020

Mapping European Project

  • When 28 February - 2 April 2020
  • Where Teatro Testoni, Bologna

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