25 Sept. The American Academy in Rome will hold a public conversation between Vatican Museum director Barbara Jatta and AAR director John Ochsendorf on Wednesday 25 September at 18.00.
Jatta will discuss her professional history, balancing access to art and the pressures of tourism, and accommodating tradition and innovation in the Vatican Museums.
The discussion inaugurates a series of events centered around the anniversary theme Encounters, which will investigate the impact of exposure to the city of Rome, its artefacts, and its narratives.
This event is free and open to the public. It will be held in English.
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Vatican Museums director Barbara Jatta at American Academy in Rome
Accademia Americana, Via Angelo Masina, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy