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Carlo Scarpa’s Archive in Verona: Drawings of the Master and Conservation of the Museum

November 15th, 2023 at 12:00 am to 02:30 pm

  • In-person Event
  • 306 Architecture Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON
  • Cost: Free

About the Speaker

Alba Di Lieto is an architect, author, and scholar. Until last year, she served as executive architect of the Directorate of the Civic Museums of Art and Monuments of Verona, where her career spanned four decades. She was also head curator of the Carlo Scarpa Archive at the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona from 1989 to 2022.

Currently, Di Lieto teaches interior architecture and exhibition design at the Mantua campus of the Polytechnic University of Milan.

She has collaborated on the restoration, conservation, and design of Verona’s museums, including the Archaeological Museum at the Roman Theatre, the Towers of Castelvecchio, and the new wing at the G.B. Cavalcaselle Museum of Frescoes at Juliet’s Tomb in Verona.

Di Lieto has designed 60 exhibitions and collaborated on Carlo Scarpa exhibitions in Paris, London, Edinburgh, Geneva, Verona, and Montreal.

She is the author and editor of several books on Carlo Scarpa, the website, and the Carlo Scarpa drawings catalogue for the Museo di Castelvecchio.