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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.

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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.

Jean-Joseph Chamant: The Lost Sketchbook

From the Institute of Fine Arts. This video explores the conservation work done on an 18th century sketchbook that was recently discovered at NYU's Villa La Pietra, in Florence, Italy. The conservation was performed by IFA alumna Morgan Adams under the supervision of Maria Fredericks, Drue Heinz Book Conservator, Thaw Conservation Center at the Morgan Library & Museum.

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The Season 2014
May 28 - August 7
Locations: Villa La Pietra and the Garden, Palazzo Strozzi
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