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.


Original Works of the 2018 Illustrators Exhibition

  • When 1 november - 5 january 2019
  • Where Shanghai

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Artists and masterpieces of illustration

50 Illustrators 1967–2016

  • When 10 August - 8 December 2019
  • Where São Carlos

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Italian Eccellence. Illustrations for Gianni Rodari

  • When 25 September - 10 november
  • Where Portland Art Museum

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Illustration for Children: Italian Excellence

  • When 26 October - 12 december 2019
  • Where São Paulo

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2018 Illustrators Exhibition

  • When october - january 2020
  • Where Chaligny and Richardménil

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Original works of the 2019 Illustrators Exhibition

  • When 1 November – 8 December 2019
  • Where Ishikawa Nanao Art Museum

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Masha Titova

BCBF2019 Visual Identity Exhibition

  • When 1 November – 8 December 2019
  • Where Ishikawa Nanao Art Museum

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Vendi Vernić

2018 International Award for Illustration winner

  • When 1 November – 8 December 2019
  • Where Ishikawa Nanao Art Museum

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2019 Illustrators Exhibition

  • When coming soon
  • Where Argentina

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