Peggy and Isabella: A Tale of Two Collectors

Code: SL42501

Dates: March 3, 2022

Meets: 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $49.00

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Isabella Stewart Gardner and Peggy Guggenheim were both role-shattering pioneers with a consuming passion for art. Both were great lovers of Italy and of Venice in particular. Both were willful and determined women, each propelled by a singular vision. And both would change the cultural climate of the cities they called home. Join Carla Gambescia, award-winning author of La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A-to-Z, in another visually-engaging journey to explore the storied lives, splendid art collections and enduring legacies of these indomitable and unforgettable women, and two of greatest and most prescient art collectors of the last century.
Fee: $49.00

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Carla Gambescia

Carla Gambescia is the author of the acclaimed book La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A-to-Z, a rousing tribute to Italy, Italians and a culture that has contributed so much to the world. The book was the winner of the Silver Prize for “Best Travel Book of the Year 2019” awarded by the North American Travel Journalists Association. A native of Philadelphia, Carla is also a marketing executive, former restaurateur and avid traveler; she co-created the Giro del Gelato bike tour which won OUTSIDE Magazine’s Best Trip in Western Europe.

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