Year of Italian Culture

An event celebrating the Year of Italian Culture in the United States featuring an exhibition of eighteenth-century prints by the Italian architect and engraver Giovanni Battista Piranesi. The evening will include a talk by Professor Jeff Balmer, UNC Charlotte School of Architecture, entitled, “Stages of the imagination: Piranesi and the drama of Rome.” The Piranesi prints are part of the UNC Charlotte art collection and are on permanent display in the J. Murrey Atkins Library.

October 21, 2013 | 6-8 pm
UNC Charlotte Center City Building, 320 E. 9th Street
Free and open to the public
For reservations contact: Daniela Cunico Dal Pra (
Parking: Complimentary parking available for the first 50 reservations

Organized by Daniela Cunico Dal Pra, Lecturer in Italian, Department of Languages and Culture Studies at UNC Charlotte & J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections

Sponsors include the Honorary Consul of Italy for North Carolina, Chancellor’s Diversity Challenge Fund, the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, and the J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte.