A Celebration of Italian Art & Cuisine at the DIA!
Join Dr. Maria Manca, Consul of Italy in Detroit, Dr. Eve Straussman-Pflanzer and Dr. Alan P. Darr for private tours of the Grand Tour of Italy gallery suite followed by a celebration of Italian art, wine and cuisine in conjunction with the thirtieth anniversary of the Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts (VCESDA), and worldwide celebrations of the Third Annual Week of Italian Cuisine. Enjoy an elegant strolling dinner with wide-ranging tastes of Italy in the Great Hall and Rivera Court with wine and beverage service in a memorable evening of art, dining, music, and ambiance.
Complimentary valet is available at the John R entrance.
This program is presented in collaboration with the Italian Consulate in Detroit, the Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts and the European Paintings Council.
Image: Filippo Falciatore, Italian, active 1718–1768. Tarantella at Mergellina, about 1750; Oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund. (80.3)