FROM DARKNESS TO THE LIGHT: WRITERS IN MUSEUMS 1798-1898. An International Conference


Venice, 27-29 April 2016Cover convegno internazionale dal buio alla luce museo correr 28-29 aprile 2016 Venezia


Wednesday 27 April 2016 3 p.m.
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
8 p.m.

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 April 2016 
Museo Correr, Salone da Ballo
10 a.m.-7 p.m. 


Wednesday 27 April 2016, 3 p.m.
(simultaneous interpreting provided)

For April 27, at the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and for April 28 and 29 at the Museo Correr, entrance is by invitation, on a first come first served basis.


The International Conference “From Darkness to Light: writers in Museums 1798-1898”, organized by the Venice Committee of the Dante Alighieri Society, with the Fondazione Musei Civici Veneziani, the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and the Graduate School of the City University of New York, 27-29 April 2016, aims at comparing the experiences of writers and journalists in museums, galleries, churches, in Europe, in the United States and in Japan, when electric light was not yet used.

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