Tue, April 11, 2017
12:15 – 14:15
Galleria degli Uffizi
GALLERIA DEGLI UFFIZI
Loggiato degli Uffizi
50122 Firenze, Italy
One of the many “invisible” artists, Suor Pluatilla Nelli (1523 – 1587), was a Dominican nun and the first known female Renaissance painter of Florence.
A visit to the temporary exhibition with Fausta Navarro, Curator of the exhibit and of 16th century Veneto paintings of the Uffizi Gallery, and Francesca Baldry, VLP Collection Manager. (Open to NYU Students and Faculty only)
The tour will also include a visit to the recently restored Adoration of the Magi by Leonardo da Vinci.
Advancing Women Artists Foundation, an American organization committed to safeguarding art by women and rediscovering a vital part of Florence’s forgotten cultural and creative heritage since 2006, funded the conservation of 21 works of arts by Plautilla Nelli some of which are part of this display.
In connection with the Picturing Women Series
Museum Meetings is a cycle of conversations in art spaces dedicated to various aspects of art and museums in Florence: collecting, display, art techniques, iconography, conservation, and the role of museums in society today. The program originates from the Acton collection and expands to other art spaces in the city.