Alongside the Jean Cocteau: The Juggler's Revenge exhibition, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection offers a varied program of collateral events that analyze, interpret, and spread knowledge about Cocteau’s artistic practice to the museum’s various audiences.

Daily at the museum

Every day except Tuesdays, from April 13 through September 16, 2024, visitors can learn more about Jean Cocteau thanks to a free talk, or by booking a private tour.

Free Presentations

Daily at 4 pm

Visitors can discover the exhibition through a free talk that introduces one of the most influential and innovative artists of the twentieth century.

Guided Tours

For the entire duration of Jean Cocteau: The Juggler's Revenge, visitors can book guided tours of the exhibition.

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Special events

For the duration of the temporary exhibition, visitors can join free special events related to Jean Cocteau’s artistic practice.

Meet the Curator

April 13, 2024, 2:30 pm

Guided tour of the exhibition with curator Kenneth E. Silver.

Poetic Walk

May 16, 2024, 5–7 pm

Luca Scarlini, author of A-Z Cocteau (2022), leads participants on a walk through some of the places in Venice that were most meaningful to Jean Cocteau.

The New Orpheus

July 5–7, 10 am–2 pm

Multilingual poetic writing workshop with author and artist Allison Grimaldi Donahue.

The Hot Bodies Choirs

September 10–15, 7–9 pm

Queer writing and choir-singing workshop with Gérald Kurdian.