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Thu, October 06, 2016

12:00 – 13:30

Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese 120
50139 Firenze

(For NYU Students only)

Guided visit and discussion with Collection manager Francesca Baldry. Followed by lunch.

The Acton collection is the testimony of a cross-cultural dialogue among countries. A selection of 10 objects will illustrate the journey of the Actons as collectors. Students will be invited to think of an object that will represent their journey throughout Italy.

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.