The cycle of conferences of the Civic Museums is starting again, in collaboration with the University of Verona and with the support of Amici dei Civici Musei d'Arte di Verona. In almost fifty years, the series of conferences have represented the most direct training offer of the Museum Management on the subject of figurative arts, as regards restorations, exhibitions and other cultural events.
October 19th, 2021
Mario Bevilacqua and his 'Museum' in the late 16th century in Verona
Laura Moretti - Historian of Art and Architecture at the University of St Andrews
November 16th, 2021
The discreet charm of coins. The Veronese civic collection in the Castelvecchio Museum
Antonella Arzone - Curator of the Art Collections of the Museum of Castelvecchio in Verona
November 30th, 2021
The art of scribbling at Villa Medici
Francesca Alberti - Art Historian at Villa Medici and at the French Academy in Rome
Diane Bodart - Art Historian at Columbia University in New York
December 14th, 2021 (streaming only on the YouTube channel I MUV - I Musei di Verona)
Dante by images: illuminated manuscripts and modern illustrations
Lucia Battaglia Ricci - former professor at the University of Pisa
January 11th, 2022
The young Mozart in Verona and his second-hand portrait on the harpsichord
Giorgio Fossaluzza - Art Historian at the University of Verona
Michele Magnabosco - Conservative librarian at the Verona Philharmonic Academy
February 8th, 2022 (streaming only on the YouTube channel I MUV - I Musei di Verona)
The digital transformation of museums
Pierluigi Sacco - IULM University of Milan
March 8th, 2022
Between art and nature: preview of the exhibition "Giovan Francesco Caroto (circa 1480-1555) and the arts in Verona between Mantegna and the Beautiful Manner"
Francesca Rossi, Gianni Peretti and Edoardo Rossetti - Curators of the exhibition
April 5th, 2022
The bronze doors of San Zeno in medieval European culture
Fabio Coden - University of Verona
May 3rd, 2022
Winged Victory of Brescia. New management models for an ancient heritage
Stefano Karadjov - Director of the Brescia Museums Foundation
Francesca Morandini - Curator of the collections and archaeological areas of the Brescia Museums Foundation
All conferences are held at 5.30 pm.
The events are scheduled in person, with the exception of the dates of December 14 and February 8 which are only scheduled online.
How to attend conferences:
- admission is free until all available seats are available and reservations are not necessary;
- please arrive shortly in advance to facilitate checks at the entrance, thus avoiding gatherings;
- body temperature can be detected;
- participants are required to wear a mask and to show the Green pass.
Those interested will receive a certificate of attendance. Participation at the conference must be proven by signature at the beginning and at the end of each meeting.