Attend an afternoon of talks.
Wounded Art: The May 2012 Earthquake in Emilia-Romagna and the Damage to the Artistic Heritage
Stefano Casciu, Soprintendente per i Beni Storici, Artistici ed Etnoantropologici di Modena e Reggio Emilia
At the Origin of the Galleria Estense: Francesco I d'Este as Patron and Collector
Davide Gasparotto, Director, Galleria Estense, Modena
The Art of Diplomacy: Velázquez's Portrait of Francesco I d'Este
Xavier F. Salomon, Curator, Department of European Paintings, MMA
Presented with the exhibition Velázquez's Portrait of Duke Francesco I d'Este: A Masterpiece from the Galleria Estense, Modena.
The exhibition is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in collaboration with the Soprintendenza per i Beni Storici, Artistici ed Etnoantropologici di Modena e Reggio Emilia and the Galleria Estense.
Support is provided by the Consulate General of Italy in New York and Ferrero USA Inc. as part of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States.
Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.