Fall & Winter 2020/2021 Program Guide Sept. 2020 v2 - Page 18

Presepe-Nativity Scenes organized by Centro Scuola 40th Anniversary Collage by Franco Berti 40th Anniversary Collage by Franco Berti October 1 – November 21, 2020 Accomplished multimedia artist Franco Berti presents a special collage, commissioned by Villa Charities in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Columbus Centre. This collage was created to serve as a memorable and welcoming symbol for the Columbus Centre community at large; celebrating the past while engaging with the present time. Franco uses collage, photography, performance, installation, and public and social works to transcend the notion of identity, nationality and cultural identification. Location: Lobby, Columbus Centre Presepe-Nativity Scenes (presented by Centro Scuola) December 8, 2020 – January 10, 2021 This popular display organized by Centro Scuola presents 30 Nativity scenes assembled from different parts of the world and regions in Italy. Location: Upper Gallery Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre “The Immigrant Story Project” (part of the Diaspora Series by Sholom Wargon) January 28 – March 15, 2021 The 20th century brought millions of newcomers to our shores, including over 650,000 Italians. This exhibition will take you on a journey through some 40 different immigrant stories, reflecting their strength, determination, courage, and sacrifice. Location: Upper Gallery Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre Passport part of “The Immigrant Story Project” 18 | FALL & WINTER 2020 / 21