Wed, October 19, 2016
18:00 – 19:30
VILLA LA PIETRA
Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese 120
(NYU Faculty and Students only)
Villa La Pietra has hosted the conservation of a 16th century Valois royal tapestry that belongs to the Uffizi Gallery. Before the tapestry is returned to the Uffizi, students are invited to enjoy a special view of the tapestry with conservators Costanza Perrone Da Zara and Claudia Beyer. Followed by refreshments..
Meeting Point: Villa La Pietra entrance.
Museum Meetings is a series of conversations dedicated to various aspects of art and museums: collecting, display, art techniques, iconography, conservation, and the role of museums in society today. The journey as a metaphor is the theme for this semester.