The Leonardo da Vinci Society, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Museo Italo-Americano, cordially invites its members to:
UNESCO Italia: The World Heritage Sites in the Work of 14 Photographers.
An illustrated lecture by Mariella Poli
Masterpieces of creative human genius, architecture that illustrates a significant stage in human history,superlative natural phenomena, areas of exceptional natural beauty - such sites are designated and protected by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Of these 981 marvels of design and nature worldwide, 49 are in Italy - more than in any other single country.
The Museo Italo-Americano and the Italian Cultural Institute are currently exhibiting images of Italy's UNESCO World Heritage Sites, seen through the lenses of several pre-eminent Italian photographers. Mariella Poli, interdisciplinary artist and Professor at the CaliforniaCollege of the Arts, will talk about the art and method of the exceptional photographers in this exhibit.
Tuesday January 14, 7:30 pm, Museo Italo-Americano, FortMason, Building C
The exhibitions at the Museo and at the IIC will remain on view until the 26th of January.
NO CHARGE for members of the Leonardo Da Vinci Society, Museo Italo-Americano, or Italian Cultural Institute; $12 suggested donation for drop-ins.
RSVP/questions: Amelia.Antonucci@gmail.com; (917) 478-0694
The Italian Cultural Institute
814 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, California 94133