The Philippine Pavilion at the Artiglierie in the Arsenale had its vernissage and opening ceremonies on May 20, 2021. The Philippine participation at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia is a collaborative undertaking of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), and the Office of Deputy Speaker and Congresswoman Loren Legarda.

The Commissioner of the Philippine Pavilion is Arsenio “Nick” J. Lizaso, Chairman of the NCCA.