La Serenissima: The Doge Palace and Basilica di San Marco

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April 18 10:30 am — 12:00 pm
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
One Generoso Pope Place , Tuckahoe , NY 10707 United States

Learn more extensively about the most fascinating city in the world: Venice, also known as La Serenissima. A series of four lectures presented by Toni McKeen, will explore the history of the city, its creation, development, and preservation along with the role it played within the arts, music, and architecture.

In the center of Piazza San Marco are two of the most impressive buildings of Italy. Learn about the amazing gold mosaics covering the inside of San Marco Basilica that tell the story of the Old and New Testament. Explore the center of the Venetian government, the Doge Palace, including its secret rooms and a prison. Must register in advance and prepay. Members $15, Non-Members $25

Source: Westchester Italian Cultural Center

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