Official guided tours of the exhibit Photos of Pavia from the 19th to the 21st Century:
Wednesday, October 8, 4pm (in English)
Thursday, October 9, 5:15pm (in Italian)
Dr. Luca Cottini (Villanova University) will lead students and visitors through the exhibit, highlighting the relationship between Pavia’s history and its monuments, and presenting the great intellectual figures of its prestigious university (Foscolo, Volta, Golgi). The tour will uncover the city’s most picturesque perspectives through the eyes of six Italian photographers from the 19th to the 21st century (Cantalupi, Chiolini, Manidi, Nazzari, Sacchi, and Valli), as well as the attractions of its historic surroundings. In addition, the tour will examine the Augustinian heritage of Pavia, by focusing on the story of how Saint Augustine’s body arrived in the church of San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro.