Italian Art History at the Dinner Table: A Three-Part Course with Francine Segan

Italian Art History at the Dinner Table: A Three-Part Course with Francine Segan


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Join us for a three-part course that will explore the foods and dining customs of Italy–through a deeper study of Italian art of Ancient Rome, the Renaissance, and the Futurists. During this interactive presentation, participants will discover the fascinating stories behind Italy’s most iconic dishes, as well as dining customs through the ages, expressed in the art of each period. 

Led by an expert on Italian food history, Francine Segan, this Conversation will provide curious travelers with new insights into both the history of Italian art and into many of our favorite Italian foods and dining traditions. Designed to inform curiosity as well as future travels, participants will come away with an increased understanding of Italian culinary traditions. 

Lecture One – The Art of Ancient Rome
Our first conversation will set the tone for the course by examining key works surviving from Ancient Rome. These paintings provide critical context clues to the rhythms of daily life during the Roman Republic and Empire.

Lecture Two – Keys to the Renaissance Era
Our second conversation will provide foundational knowledge of primary works created during the Italian Renaissance.

Lecture Three – From the 18th Century to the Futurists
Our final conversation will traverse a narrative timeline from the 18th century to the 20th century. Together we'll examine the effects of both World Wars and the unification of Italy upon the artists of the period. 

Francine Segan is a renowned food historian and James Beard-nominated author of six books. She is a regular on TV, appearing frequently on the Food Network, PBS, Discovery, and History Channels. Francine’s articles have appeared in Saveur, Epicurious, Vogue, and Fine Cooking Magazine and she is an often-featured expert in newspapers including the Wall St Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times. She lectures across the USA at such prestigious venues as the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, Smithsonian Museum in DC, Virginia Fine Arts Museum, and 92nd St Y, NYC’s premiere cultural center.

How does it work?
This is a three-part series held weekly and hosted on Zoom. Please check the schedule for the specific dates and times for each lecture.
Is there a reading list in advance?
Though the course is open to participants with no background on this topic, there will be suggested readings for further investigation. These will be provided at the course's conclusion.
How long are the lectures?
Each lecture is 90 minutes long with time for Q&A.
How much is the course?
The course is $105 for three lectures.
Is a recording available?
Yes. If you need to miss a lecture, you will be sent a recording via email after the event.

This conversation is suitable for all ages.

90 minutes, including a 30 minute Q&A.

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