Cultural Tuesdays is a series of illustrated talks and presentations, designed to engage our community on a wide range of topics, spanning from culture, lifestyle, cuisine, art, and much more. Each month we present a series of events with a specially curated theme to explore art history, opera, film and the Renaissance.
Join every Tuesday at 7:00pm in the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery at the Columbus Centre. Free admission and no RSVP required.
Florence, Capital of Italian Modernity: From Unification to Fascism
Presented by Luca Somigli
February 12, 19, 26 and March 5 at 7:00pm
University of Toronto Professor of Italian Studies, Luca Somigli, takes us on a journey through “Florence, Capital of Italian Modernity: From Unification to Fascism.”
Topics will include:
- Firenze Capitale: Italian Unification and its Aftermath
- Firenze Fin-de-siècle: Dandies, Dreamers and Coffee Fiends
- Firenze Futurista: Artistic Experimentalism in the Early Twentieth Century
- Fascista: At the Crossroads of Traditionalism and Modernity