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On September 26, Tuscan-American Association honored Director Ellyn M. Toscano with an Award for her contributions between institutions and the community through La Pietra Dialogues and The Season, at the Students's Welcome Day, at Palazzo Vecchio.


Villa La Pietra is the outstanding historical villa and home of the New York University Florence program. Bequeathed to NYU in 1994 by Sir Harold Acton, the Florentine study abroad campus consists of 5 historic villas and 57 acres of gardens and olive groves. Villa La Pietra, the Acton Collection, and the Garden are maintained as they were by the Acton family and serve as an inspiration to all who live and study on the campus.


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Upcoming Events

Resignifications Exhibition
Dates: May 29th to August 29, 2015
Locations: Museo Bardini, Galleria Biagiotti, and Villa La Pietra

Graduate Seminar Series 

Fall Semester Program