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12 November 2019 Venice Flooding Support the Querini Stampalia Foundation

As a result of the exceptional flood that struck the city of Venice on the night of 12 November 2019, the Querini Stampalia Foundation...

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25feb6:30 pm8:30 pmPresentation by the Director of the historical Querini Stampalia Foundation (Venice)

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Tuesday, February 25 | 6:30pm

Istituto Italiano di Cultura
496 Huron Street


The Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto will host Mariagusta Lazzari, Director of the Querini Stampalia Foundation, located in Venice.

The Director will be presenting the Foundation and its activities, including the wonderful art collection housed in its museum. The presentation will begin with the screening of a documentary by filmmaker Francesca Molteni, which will higlight the multi-layered history of the Palazzo Querini Stampalia and the foundation’s activities.

Ms. Lazzari will also be speaking about the severe damage caused to the museum following the exceptional tide that struck Venice on the night of November 12, 2019.


(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

27febAll Day03marThe Indigo Project

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February 27 to March 3, 2020

A musical journey exploring the political, social, and cultural implications of a powerful blue dye

Alison Mackay‘s superb multimedia projects explore ideas that have profound resonance in today’s world. Her latest, The Indigo Project, examines a colour with political, social, and cultural implications, and was created in collaboration with master percussionist Trichy Sankaran and vocalist Suba Sankaran, a father-daughter duo specializing in South Indian music. Narrator and vocalist Cynthia Smithers, members of Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, and student choirs from Earl Haig and Unionville Secondary Schools join Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Elisa Citterio. These performances take place February 27 to March 1 at Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, and March 3 at George Weston Recital Hall, Meridian Arts Centre. For full program details, visit


February 27 (Thursday) - March 3 (Tuesday)