March 30 - April 2
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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.

Illustration for Children: Italian Excellence

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

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2018 Illustrators Exhibition

  • When October - January 2020
  • Where Chaligny and Richardménil

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Italian Eccellence. Illustrations for Gianni Rodari

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

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