Creatives look for inspiration in new places all around the world. But you have to think beyond your comfort zone. Are you unsure where to go next? There are many exciting events taking place all over the globe. Here’s a list of some more unusual destinations you should be keeping an eye on for 2022.
This list is based on the top travel destinations for the arts. According to National Geographic, it was compiled using the Guardian’s take, the opinions of industry leaders about design-inspired destinations, and the Hot Spots of the Year. These are the top destinations that might inspire you based on this impressive resume.
The most thrilling artsy holidays of 2022
St. Petersburg, RussiaTarget location: Hermitage Museum
The most exciting news is that the Piero Della Francesco exhibition will continue until March 11. The next exhibition will focus on the National Archaeological Museum of Naples from ancient times. It will run until June. The next exhibition will be a tribute to Mikhail Morozov and Ivan Morozov from September to June. An exhibition of 19th-century art from Marquis Campana is the last of the year.
Target location: Fondation Beyeler in Riehen
The most exciting thing: The Basel exhibition of early Picasso works (Blue- and Rose-periods) demonstrates the period of profound change in art history.
Target location: Gallerie d’Italia
The best: An exhibition showcasing famous collections, including 36 paintings by Rubens, Caravaggio and van Dyck.
Target destination: Bauhaus art school
The exciting part: Founded in 1919 in Weimar by the Bauhaus school of art, it was moved to Dessau, then Berlin. Berlin will host events and exhibitions to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the school’s impact on art and design.
Target destination: Yorkshire Sculpture Festival
The most exciting news: The Yorkshire Sculpture International will be a 100-day festival featuring projects in 4 galleries across the UK: Leeds Art Gallery (The Hepworth Wakefield), Henry Moore Institute and Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Target location: Rembrandt at Rijksmuseum
The most exciting news: Rijksmuseum marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s passing. You can see 300 prints, 60 rare drawings and 22 paintings from the Dutch Golden Age.
Target destination: Museo del Prado
The most exciting thing is that major celebrations and events will take place for Prado’s 200th Birthday. Fra Angelico and the Rise of the Florentine Renaissance will be highlights of the exhibition and other artists like Uccello, Masaccio, and Donatello.
Target destination: Pieter de Hooch
The most exciting thing: Pieter de Hooch, one of Delft’s most famous artists, is best known for his contributions to the Dutch Golden Age. His paintings capture everyday life in drawing rooms, courtyards, and other occasions, offering a unique insight into the 17th century.
Target destination: Venice Art Biennale
The most exciting thing about Venice Art Biennale. Enough said. This is not only one of the best art events of the year, but you can also explore the artsy city of Venice. Some of the installations for the Biennale are currently closed to the public.
Target destination: All over Paris
The most exciting thing: This October, the Louvre will be focusing on Leonardo da Vinci’s works. The list of exhibitions around Paris this year, the list is impressive. Centre Pompidou, Grand Palais (Soviet Art), Musee d’Orsay(Berthe Morisot), Musee d’Orsay(Francis Bacon), Centre Pompidou (Doura Maar – Picasso’s muse) are some of the most important galleries to visit.