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The Art of Venice’s Carnevale and Italian Commedia dell’Arte by Melora Cann

June 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


The city of Venice, known as the Most Serene Republic of Venice, or, in Italian as La Serenissima Repubblica de Venezia, has a long a fascinating history which includes its relationship with the Christian religion. The focus of this class will be the Christian pre-Lenten celebrations in Venice as depicted in art and the history of its Carnevale costumes and masks.


About the Instructor: Melora Cann is a former art educator with a specialty in art history. She lived and taught in Vicenza, Italy (less than 50 km from Venice) for 24 years.



This live presentation will begin at 7PM on Tuesday June 23rd with audience Q&A. The class will live stream on YouTube where the audience can enter questions in the comments box for Melora to address upon completion of her presentation.

The live presentation and Q&A will be recorded and posted to the FestivALL YouTube channel for the duration of the 15 days of FestivALL.

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June 23, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
(304) 293-1793
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