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Virtual workshops for kids and adults by Fondazione Italia: Raffaello, Florence, Fellini, the Etruscans

Italian Culture FREE Fall Online Virtual Workshops

Fondazione Italia wishes to thank families and friends for their continued support during this difficult time. As a thank you they are continuing to offer free Italian culture workshops throughout the fall.

The Life and Work of Raffaello

October 15 @ 5:00 pm PST (English)
October 15 @ 6:00 pm PST (Italian)
In celebration of the 500th anniversary of Raffaello’s death, you are invited to join our Italian art expert, maestra Ylenia Mino, on a virtual tour to explore the life of the “Prince of Painters” and the indisputable genius of Renaissance art, Raffaello!

Andiamo a Firenze! A Virtual Tour of Florence for Kids

October 23 @ 3:30 pm PST (English)
October 23 @ 4:00 pm PST (Italian)
Join art expert Maestra Ylenia Mino on a children’s tour of Florence! Maestra Ylenia and her friend Pimpa will take children on a virtual tour of Florence to visit its main attractions and learn fun facts about its history! This 30-minute virtual seminar is for children ages 4+.

A Life for Cinema: Fellini’s Creative Journey

November 18 @ 5:00 pm PST (English)
Join Prof. Federico Pacchioni for this virtual lecture as he traces the evolution of Fellini’s cinematic career through recurring themes and creative phases highlighting his film’s artistic and cultural originality.

The Etruscan Civilization in Ancient Italy

December 13 @ 10:00 am PST (English)
Who were the Etruscans? Where did they come from? What role did they play in the Italian peninsula and what was their relationship with the Romans? What influence did they have in forging the future Roman civilization? This virtual seminar with maestra Antonella will explore this fascinating and mysterious civilization that left a strong legacy of its own.