Fall & Winter 2020/2021 Program Guide Sept. 2020 v2 - Page 9
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Villa Charities is committed to ensuring a safe environment for all guests and attendees .
Our on-site cultural events and presentations will follow strict safety measures , in compliance with public health recommendations and provincial guidelines . All indoor and outdoor events will follow current government regulations .
Presented by Villa Charities , Cultural Tuesdays is a series of free illustrated talks at the Columbus Centre designed to engage our community on a wide range of topics , spanning from culture , lifestyle , history , cuisine , art and much more . Each month we present a series of events with a specially curated theme .
Price : A `Pay What You Can ' program .
Donations welcome at the door . Location : Joseph D . Carrier Art Gallery , Columbus Centre
September 2020 : Scuola Veneta - Famous Venetian Painters
Presented By : Violante Binazzi
Lecture 1 : The Dialogue between Venice and Byzantium September 15 • 7:00pm • RSVP required This first lecture offers a quick historical vision of the Venetian Territory , the underlying Byzantine influences and the connection between Oriental and Occidental through art until the 15th century .
Lecture 2 : Bellini and the Birth of Tonal Painting September 22 • 7:00pm • RSVP required The second lecture deals with the birth of tonal painting of which the painter Giovanni Bellini was one of the main exponents . Tonalism , which developed around 1500 AD , constituted a revolution with respect to the Florentine school as related to the perception of colour .
Lecture 3 : Tiziano Vecellio September 29 • 7:00pm • RSVP required An analysis of the life and work of Tiziano Vecellio , the artist who combined the greatness of Michelangelo and the elegance of Raphael , to bring a new level of intensity to the colours of nature through his evocative brushwork .
Lecture 4 : Veronese and Tintoretto October 6 • 7:00pm • RSVP required The final lecture aims to be a comparison between the painting of two Venetian masters , Veronese and Tintoretto . After exploring their biographic rise to fame , the main works of these extraordinary painters will be compared .
October & November 2020 : Seven Decades of Fellini
Presented By : Dr . Franco Gallippi This fascinating seven-part lecture series will commemorate Federico Fellini ' s one hundredth birthday ( January 20 , 2020 ) by taking a journey through the Maestro ' s filmography . Each lecture will be dedicated to a specific period of Fellini ' s career , by concentrating on dominant themes that characterize his films of the period in question . Whatever the decade , Fellini never ceased to explore the mystery of life with a sense of wonder .
Each lecture ends with a clip from one of Fellini ' s films , followed by a Q & A .
Lecture 1 : Introduction : Fellini the Child October 13 • 7:00pm • RSVP required
Lecture 2 : Fellini ' s First Oscar : The 1950s October 20 • 7:00pm • RSVP required
Lecture 3 : Fellini ' s La Dolce Vita : Not so Dolce October 27 • 7:00pm • RSVP required
Lecture 4 : Fellini : One More Makes Eight and a Half November 3 • 7:00pm • RSVP required