Florida State University in Florence and SACI host "A Gala in Gaiole: for a Museum of Cetamura del Chianti and the Origins of Chianti," a fundraising event in the ex-Cantine Ricasoli, Gaiole in Chianti, in support of a new Cetamura del Chianti museum.
You are cordially invited to "A Gala in Gaiole: for a Museum of Cetamura del Chianti and the Origins of Chianti," hosted by Florida State University in Florence and Studio Arts College International (SACI), in the ex-Cantine Ricasoli, Gaiole in Chianti, on Friday, December 7, from 6:00-8:00 pm.
Michele Pescini, Mayor, Gaiole in Chianti
Frank Nero, Director, Florida State University Study Center in Florence
Steven Brittan, President, Studio Arts College International, Florence
Nancy de Grummond, Professor, Director of Excavations at Cetamura
Emanuela Stucchi Prinetti, Badia a Coltibuono
We will be honored by the presence of Benjamin Wohlauer, Consul General of the United States in Florence.
A reception will follow.
SACI Conservation students, under the direction of Conservation instructor, Nora Marosi, worked on more than 200 artifacts discovered at Cetamura dating to the Etruscan, Roman, and Late Antique periods between the 3rd century BCE and 4th CE. SACI Design students, led by Design Area Head Camilla Torna, created the promotional and marketing materials for the Wells of Wonders exhibition and the identity design for the future museum.
SACI encourages you to contribute to the fundraising effort by FSU and the Comune of Gaiole for the new museum fittings (cases, pedestals, wall hangings, labels, etc.). Supporters in the US can make a tax-deductible pledge at the FSU Foundation (email Alexia Chamberlynn for instructions) and Italians can make a contribution on Artbonus (also with a tax incentive).
Learn more about the work completed by SACI's Conservation Department.