Sunday, September 8, 2013

Upcoming MFA Lecture: "The Role of the Carabinieri in Combating Art Theft in Italy"

"The Role of the Carabinieri in Combating Art Theft in Italy" is the title of this week's lecture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Colonel Luigi Cortellessa of the Carabinieri Division for the Protection of Cultural Heritage will be the featured speaker.

The event will be held at the MFA at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 12.  For complimentary museum admission, email hstockton@mfa.org.

The lecture is held in conjunction with the 2013 Year of Italian Culture, featuring the MFA's exhibition of Piero della Francesca’s Senigallia Madonna, one of three stolen paintings recovered in 1975 by Italy’s Carabinieri.

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