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Sun, Mar 13


Virtual Encounter

Medici Villas

Please note time change in Italy ONLY due to DST (New York 2pm, Chicago 1pm, Los Angeles 11am)

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Medici Villas
Medici Villas

Time & Location

Mar 13, 2022, 7:00 PM GMT+1

Virtual Encounter


About the Event

From the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, the Medici family dominated European life. While promoting both arts and sciences, the Medici helped create a new style of architecture, present a new idea of villa life and promote the novel idea of living in harmony with nature. Used variously for pleasure and sports, scholarly and amorous liaisons, commercial enterprise, and botanical experimentation, their villas both expressed and influenced contemporary ideas on politics, philosophy, art, and design. Learn about a selection of Medici patron's public interests and private passions, as well as the architects they employed.

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