From design weeks in Austria, Romania and the United Kingdom, to Venice Biennale Arte and the renowned Festival de Cannes, these are the top events you won’t want to miss this May.
Art & Design
5.10 – 6.9 | DesignMonat Graz Graz, Austria
DesignMonat Graz celebrates a range of local creative industries over the course of a month with popular formats including Design in the City, a CIS-Design Battle and exhibition, Hollenegg Castle for Design and more. This year’s program focuses on the topic of Women and Design.
5.10 – 5.22 | NYCxDesign New York, United States
Celebrate design in the heart of New York City with the annual NYCxDesign event. Designers from around the globe will represent over a dozen creative disciplines in events taking place across the five boroughs.
5.11 – 11.24 | Venice Biennale Arte Venice, Italy
Visit Venice to explore Ralph Rugoff’s curation of the 58th annual exhibition, which is centered around the following notion: may you live in interesting times. A pre-opening will take place May 8th to 10th, followed by an awards ceremony and inauguration on May 11th.
5.17 – 5.26 | Romanian Design Week Bucharest, Romania
This ten-day festival celebrates design and its ability to serve as a launchpad to foster cultural, social and economic growth. Showcases and events focus on architecture, fashion, furniture, graphics, and industrial design, with a main exhibition sponsored by various event partners.
5.19 – 5.22 | ICFF NYC New York, United States
ICFF provides attendees with the opportunity to explore innovative design trends from around the world, with interactive and educational programs that are led by some of the industry’s premier designers and icons.
5.21 – 5.23 | Clerkenwell Design Week London, United Kingdom
Clerkenwell is home to more architects and creative businesses per square mile, thus it’s no surprise it serves as one of the world’s most highly regarded design hubs. Now in its tenth year, Clerkenwell Design Week serves as a showcase of leading international brands and companies.
5.23 – 5.25 | Habitat Expo Mexico City, Mexico
Join design leaders for presentations on the latest trends in architecture and interior design in the 19th annual Habitat Expo. It will feature over 300 exhibitors and is expected to host nearly 20,000 visitors over the course of three days.
Aviation & Motors
5.16 – 5.19 | London Motor Show London, United Kingdom
The Leasing.com London Motor & Tech Show is bigger, better and faster in 2019, with a live arena, stage, and over 65,000 square feet of exhibition space. Browse electric cars, supercars, manufacturer displays and the latest auto tech.
5.21 – 5.23 | EBACE 2019 Geneva, Switzerland
The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition is Geneva’s premier aviation event as people from around gather to discuss technology, trends and ideas. EBACE is a forum for establishing relationships and finding connections in the aviation community.
Music, Film & Entertainment
5.14 – 5.26 | Cannes Film Festival Cannes, France
The 72nd season of the international Festival de Cannes will soon be upon us. As one of the most publicized film events in the world, the festival aims to raise the profile of films and celebrate cinema at an international level.