Student involvement

Students on a recent study abroad program in Europe

In addition to providing creative support in the development of the school's exhibit, students will participate in several workshops and events organized in Venice throughout the six-month exhibition.

students at work on the exhibit

A team of five students have played a central role in the exhibit, from the design and fit-out of our space in Palazzo Bembo to the design and production of a supporting catalog. Read profiles of our student team.

Study abroad

Students have the opportunity to earn three credit hours by studying abroad in Venice for two weeks in August to visit the 2018 Architecture Biennale, participate in a workshop tied to the school's exhibit at Palazzo Bembo, and to explore the architecture, art, and urban fabric of the city.

Travel dates for Study Abroad: fly to Venice Saturday, August 4 (arrive Sunday, August 5); return to U.S. Sunday, August 19.


Aesthetics of Citizenship Symposium, Spring 2015 Greatbatch Pavilion; Buffalo, New York

The 6-month duration of the exhibition’s run presents several opportunities for engaging students, faculty, and the public. Two workshops will take place in Venice over the summer to further develop dialog around the themes presented by the film and corresponding catalog.