EMA Newsletter: 1 June 2018

1 June 2018

CALLS FOR SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

The City as Archive.  Histories of Collecting and Archiving in and the Musealisation of Florence, Eighteenth Century to the Present

The call for applications for the summer school entitled “The City as Archive.  Histories of Collecting and Archiving in and the Musealisation of Florence, Eighteenth Century to the Present” (due 25 Jun, Florence, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Connecting Across Europe?  Ceiling Painting and Interior Design at the Courts of Europe Around 1700

Information on the conference entitled “Connecting Across Europe?  Ceiling Painting and Interior Design at the Courts of Europe Around 1700” (13-15 Sept, Hannover, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Grünes Welterbe. Potsdam und die historischen Gärten

Information on the conference entitled “Grünes Welterbe. Potsdam und die historischen Gärten” (3 Jun, Potsdam, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Canaletto 1697-1768

Information on the exhibition entitled “Canaletto 1697-1768” (11 Apr-19 Aug, Rome, Italy) is available here.

Il Palatino e il suo giardino segreto. Nel fascino degli Horti Farnesiani

Information on the exhibition entitled “Il Palatino e il suo giardino segreto. Nel fascino degli Horti Farnesiani” (21 Mar-28 Oct, Rome, Italy) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Debate Over Restoration of Gardens at Alexander Pope’s Marble Hill House

English Heritage plans to restore an elaborate and now lost garden at the early eighteenth-century Marble Hill House, the home of the poet Alexander Pope in the western suburbs of London.  For information on the debate about these gardens, click here.

City of Alexandria, Virginia (USA) Acquires Eighteenth-Century House

The city of Alexandria, Virginia (USA) has acquired the Murray-Fawcett House, one of the few pre-Revolutionary War structures surviving in the city.  For more details, click here.

Royal Apartment of Filippo Juvarra’s Palazzina di Caccia at Stupinigi Restored and Reopened

After being closed for 13 years, the early eighteenth-century royal apartment in Filippo Juvarra’s Palazzina di Caccia at Stupinigi has now been extensively restored and is open again.  For more details, click here.

 

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