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Homage to Galileo

The Accademia delle Arti del Disegno, the Biblioteca Filosofica and the Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri organize – in collaboration with Museo Galileo – a series of conferences and a theatrical play to celebrate the 451st anniversary of Galileo’s birth.
All the events will be held in Italian.

 

Programme of the day, Tuesday 17th February 2015

 

11.30-13.15
Parallel conferences

Auditorium of Liceo Classico "Galileo"
via Martelli 9
L'astronomia di Galileo, Giorgio Strano
Galileo uomo di lettere, Riccardo Pratesi

 

Plaster cast gallery of Liceo Artistico di Porta Romana
Piazzale Porta Romana, 9
L'astronomia di Galileo, Francesco Palla
Galileo e il disegno, Pietro Greco

 

At 15.00
Sala delle Adunanze at Accademia delle Arti del Disegno
via Orsammichele 4

Saluti
Luigi Zangheri, President of the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno
Cristina Giachi, Deputy Mayor of Comune di Firenze
Il rapporto con le arti, Pietro Greco
Galileo e la musica, Natacha Fabbri

 

At 16.30
William and Galileo
by the Compagnia delle Seggiole
45-minutes play of an "impossible dialogue" between William Shakespeare and Galileo Galilei, both born in 1564, within few weeks the one from the other.

 

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