Angela Vettese has taught at numerous fine arts academies, at the Bocconi University in Milan (2000-2007) and, since 1986, she has written for Il Sole 24 Ore Domenica magazine. Vettese has been president of the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, City of Venice (2002-2013) and director of the Galleria Civica in Modena (2005-2009).
In 2009 she was president of the international jury of the Biennale of visual arts in Venice. From 1995 to 2003 she was the curator of the Antonio Ratti Foundation Course. From 1993 to 1996 she was co-curator of the Premio Furla-Querini Stampalia. Vettese is a co-founder of the Festival of contemporary art in Faenza (2007-2011). She is part of the scientific committee of the Palazzo Grassi-Punta della Dogana in Venice. She is currently deputy mayor for culture and tourism in Venice.
Angela Vettese was at Fabrica for a lecture on 5 March 2018.