25 March 2016
CALLS FOR BOOKS AND SEMINAR PARTICIPATION
Amsterdam University Press: Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700
Mapping and Modeling the Venice Ghetto (Visualizing Venice Summer School 2016)
The call for applications for the summer course entitled “Mapping and Modeling the Venice Ghetto (Visualizing Venice Summer School 2016)” (due 31 Mar, Venice, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
The Scott Opler Fellowship in Architectural History
John Cornforth: A Passion for Houses
Information on the exhibition entitled “John Cornforth: A Passion for Houses” (8 Feb-27 May, London, UK) is available here.
The Empress and the Gardener
Information on the exhibition entitled “The Empress and the Gardener” (28 Apr-4 Sept, Hampton Court, UK) is available here.
NEWS IN THE FIELD
Heritage Lottery Fund Supports Restoration of William Hogarth’s Garden
The Heritage Lottery Fund has offered development funding for schemes to refurbish the garden at William Hogarth’s house in Chiswick, England. For more details, click here.
Florence Offers Virtual Graffiti Alternative for Duomo
To combat the practice of leaving graffiti on Florence’s Duomo, Florentine officials are providing tourists the opportunity to create virtual graffiti on special tablets. For more details, click here.
John Wood the Younger’s Drawing Set Sells for £26,000
The silver drawing set owned by John Wood the Younger, the eighteenth-century British architect who designed Bath’s Royal Crescent, has sold for £26,000. For more details, click here.