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.

2020 Illustrators Exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When June - 18 September 2022
  • Where Taipei

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2023 Illustrators exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 13 August - 25 September
  • Where Hyogo

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2021 Illustrators Exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 25 August - 17 October
  • Where Beijing

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2023 Illustrators exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 3 November - 11 December
  • Where Ishikawa

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When August-23 October 2022
  • Where Sofia

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 8-16 October 2022
  • Where Monterrey

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 15 October -13 November 2022
  • Where Kuala Lumpur

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Tirana

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Bruxelles

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Montreal

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Beijing

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Marseille

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Lyon

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where New Delhi

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Mumbay

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Nairobi

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Edinburgh

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Bratislava

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Stockholm

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Italian Excellence

The new generation

  • When 17-23 October 2022
  • Where Taiwan

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