59th edition
21-24 March 2022
Bologna - Italy

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.

Illustrators for Gianni Rodari.

Italian Excellence

  • When 1 May - 22 August
  • Where Daegu

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Discovering Dante Through Pictures

online

  • When 14 June 2021
  • Where BCBF Galleries

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Italian Excellence

The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators

  • When 14 June 2021
  • Where BCBF Galleries

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Italian Excellence

The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators

  • When 8 July - 12 September 2021
  • Where Bucarest

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Italian Excellence

The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators

  • When 8 July - 30 September 2021
  • Where Bologna

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2020 Illustrators Exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 13 August - 10 October
  • Where China

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2021 Illustrators Exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 17 July - 15 August 2021
  • Where Tokyo

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2021 Illustrators Exhibition

Original Illustrations

  • When 21 August - 26 September 2021
  • Where Nishinomiya

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