Organized by the Museo Stibbert and Contemporanea Progetti in Florence, Italy, the Chazen Museum of Art will host an exhibition Italian wedding chests, also known as cassoni. To explore the social and practical functions of these important objects, the exhibition will include related domestic items such as maiolica wares, fabric, and architectural decorations, in addition to panel paintings and intact chests made in Italy from the 14th to the 16th centuries.
Pleasant T. Rowland Galleries , Chazen Museum of Art
Gallery Talk: September 27, 6 p.m., Lauren Surovi, Department of French and Italian
Tours with curator Maria Saffiotti Dale:
September 6, 12:30 p.m.
September 16, 2 p.m.
October 21, 2 p.m.
November 1, 12:30 p.m.
November 4, 2 p.m.
Closing Reception and Masquerade Ball: October 25, 5:30–8 p.m