EMA Newsletter: 25 April 2014


25 April 2014


Fifth International Congress on Construction History

The call for papers for the Fifth International Congress on Construction History (due 1 Jun, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”


Institut national d’histoire de l’art Fellowships

Information on the fellowships offered by the Institut national d’histoire de l’art for 2015 (due 10 Jun, Paris, France) is available here and under “All Scholars” in “Fellowships.”


Diverse Maniere:  Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess

Information on the exhibition entitled “Diverse Maniere:  Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess” (7 Mar-31 May, London, England) is available here.


Reopening of Verona’s Renaissance Palazzo della Ragione as a Modern Art Gallery

After extensive renovations, the Palazzo della Ragione in Verona has reopened as the site for the Galleria d’Arte Moderna Achille Forti.  For more details in English, click here, and for details in Italian, click here.  A history of the building is available here.

Reopening of the Louvre’s 18th-Century Rooms in June

Closed since 2005, as they underwent a 26 million euro restoration, the 18th-century rooms of the Louvre will reopen this June.  For more details, click here.

Discovery of Evidence for French Colonial Homes in St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Archaeologists have discovered evidence of French colonial houses and the artifacts that they contained in St. Louis, Missouri, offering the first material insights into the area’s earliest settlers.  For more details, click here.

Restoration of Robert Smythson’s Bolsover Castle and its Gardens

English Heritage has recently undertaken a restoration and reinterpretation of the early seventeenth-century Bolsover Castle, located in Derbyshire, England.  For more details specifically on the gardens, click here.