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Events: 2017-2018

  • Sat, Jun 16, 2018
    2:00 pm
    to Fri, Jun 29, 2018, 5:00 pm
See below for special live events on June 16, 23, and 29. Inches, Feet, Verse, Metre is an exhibition, a public program and a party but, most important, it is the conclusion of the...
  • Fri, Apr 27, 2018
    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Sat, Apr 28, 2018, 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
ALERT: this will take place at the International Studio & Curatorial Program, 1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn The International Studio...
  • Wed, Apr 18, 2018
    7:00 pm
Giacinto Scelsi: Maknongan (1976) Claudio Gabriele: PNOM (2005) Matthias Pintscher: Janusgesicht (2001) Giacinto Scelsi: Triphon (1957) Hailed as “a cellist of power and grace” (The Guardian) and...
  • Fri, Apr 6, 2018
    9:00 am
Morning at NYU (Casa Italiana); Afternoon at COLUMBIA (Italian Academy). Directors: Maria Luisa Ardizzone (NYU) & Teodolinda Barolini (Columbia) PRESENTED BY NEW YORK UNIVERSITY: Department of...
A looted funerary sculpture from Palmyra. (C) 2014 UNESCO.
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Lecture
  • Thu, Apr 5, 2018
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
If you cannot register, please join us on April 5th; we always try to accommodate walk-in guests.  Matthew Bogdanos will speak about the Islamic State’s trafficking in looted antiquities and the...
  • Wed, Mar 28, 2018
    7:00 pm
W. F. Bach - Sonata in Canon - No.1 in E Minor (c. 1720) Stefano Gervasoni - Due Voci - for flute and violin (1991) C. P. E. Bach - Poco Adagio - for solo flute from sonata in A Minor Gervasoni -...
Image of Bears Ears National Monument
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Symposium
  • Tue, Mar 27, 2018
    9:30 am to 5:45 pm
Trump’s assault on Native American sacred sites demands a concerted response. This symposium explores the implications – social, archaeological, environmental, spiritual, historical, artistic and...
  • Thu, Mar 1, 2018
    4:00 pm
Speaker: Dacia Maraini Moderator: Elizabeth Leake Professor, Dept. of Italian, Columbia University Welcoming remarks: Jo Ann Cavallo Chair, Dept. of Italian, Columbia University Dacia Maraini is one...
  • Wed, Feb 28, 2018
    6:00 pm
    to Fri, Jun 8, 2018, 4:30 pm
A revealing exhibition about Columbia’s Casa Italiana—the neo-Renaissance palazzo on Amsterdam Avenue, now home to the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies—and the dawn of Italian studies at Columbia...
  • Wed, Feb 21, 2018
    7:30 pm
Karen Kim, violin David Adamcyk, live electronics with a newly commissioned essay by Paul Griffiths Heralded as “a crucial part of the New York cultural ecosphere” by the New York Times, the Talea...
Great Mosque of Aleppo in 2013, after destruction of the minaret
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Symposium
  • Fri, Feb 16, 2018
    2:30 pm
Read James Cuno'scomplete talkhere James Cuno draws fire when arguing against the repatriation of some...
  • Fri, Feb 9, 2018
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
This day-long event is the second of a three-piece series that focuses on the movement of people across and along the Mediterranean and the emergence, re-signification, and use of sites of memory....
The abandoned barracks at the Fossoli camp near Modena, 2012.
Holocaust Remembrance, International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Symposium
  • Thu, Feb 8, 2018
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Speakers: Lisa Ackerman Executive Vice President, World Monuments Fund Remembering a Difficult Past Alberto Giordano Chair, Geography Dept., Texas State University From the National to the Individual...
  • Fri, Dec 8, 2017
    9:30 am
    to Fri, Feb 2, 2018, 4:30 pm
The first showing of previously unexplored archival documents related to Berio’s 2003 unfinished “re-visitation” of Monteverdi’s 1643 opera L’incoronazione di Poppea for the Los Angeles opera,...
Roundtable Discussion, Concert, Exhibition
  • Wed, Dec 6, 2017
    3:00 pm
    to Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 10:00 pm
With a concert, two discussions, and an exhibition of materials related to Luciano Berio's “revisitation” of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea, a collection now held at the Paul Sacher...
Application Deadline
  • Mon, Dec 4, 2017
    11:45 pm
After the deadline Monday night at 11:59 PM, New York time (Dec 4), candidate correspondence will be addressed during regular business hours on the following days. Funded with generous support from...
  • Thu, Nov 30, 2017
    7:30 pm
"Face has a double meaning: light/star in Old Italian, and its typical English meaning. Both expressions 'Voice and ensemble' and 'Voice' must be clarified. The Voice – in a general sense – appears...
  • Wed, Nov 15, 2017
    7:00 pm
Clementi: Sonata op. 25 No. 5 Monteverdi: Canzonetta (arr. M. Baczewska) Berio: Wasserklavier; Erdenklavier Chopin: Nocturne, op. 48 No. 1; Scherzo No. 3, op. 39 D. Scarlatti: 6 sonatas Debussy:...
  • Wed, Oct 25, 2017
    7:00 pm
Galuppi: Sonata No. 5 in C major Marco Stroppa: Miniature Estrose, Libro Primo: Tangata Manu Berio: Six Encores Berio: Sonata Critically acclaimed pianist Taka Kigawa has earned outstanding...
Humanities & Neuroscience, Roundtable Discussion
  • Thu, Oct 19, 2017
    4:15 pm to 6:15 pm
Welcoming Remarks: David Freedberg, Pierre Matisse Professor of the History of Art and Director of the Italian Academy, Columbia University Pamela H. Smith, Seth Low Professor of History and Chair,...
Dario Franceschini, Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage
  • Thu, Oct 19, 2017
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Video below and here. Please join us even if you cannot register; walk-ins will be accommodated. Doors open 10:15 am....
  • Tue, Oct 17, 2017
    6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Contemporary artist Takashi Murakami and art historian Nobuo Tsuji will discuss key issues surrounding the terms “Superflat” and “kazari” and their connections to Japanese art. The audience will also...
The monument of Bartolomeo Colleoni transferred to the Palazzo Venezia in Rome (Rome, 1917)
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Exhibition
  • Mon, Oct 16, 2017
    9:30 am
    to Tue, Nov 21, 2017, 4:30 pm
The International Observatory for Cultural Heritage marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S.A.'s entry into World War I with a photo...
  • Tue, Oct 3, 2017
    7:00 pm
Benjamin Britten: String Quartet No. 3 inspired by Thomas Mann's “Death in Venice” Claude Baker: Third String Quartet world premiere; inspired by Liszt's “Years of Pilgrimage: Italy” Tchaikovsky:...