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NYU Florence students having a close-up examination of some Art-off-the-Wall and discovering interesting information with Director Ellyn Toscano and Villa La Pietra Collection Manager Francesca Baldry, February 2013.


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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