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Io Io Io! Modern Christmas vs Roman Saturnalia

Partying, pantomime, feasting and gift-giving are all established traditions of the Christmas season. At the same time of the year over 2000 years ago, Romans had the very same customs in celebration of a different festival – Saturnalia.


Palazzo Pesaro Papafava hosts exhibition during Art Night Venezia

Warwick’s Venetian campus will host ‘Italy is Out’, a unique exhibition of photographer Mario Badagliacca’s work during this year’s Art Night Venezia, on Saturday 17 June.


RSC cast take a lecture in History of Art

Dr Lorenzo Pericolo, Associate Professor in History of Art at the University of Warwick and author of two books on Caravaggio, joined Royal Shakespeare Company rehearsal room to answer questions about the notorious artist.

Wed 26 Oct 2016, 16:43 | Tags: History of Art, Faculty of Arts

Venice’s historic canals as never seen before

On 18 June 2016, to celebrate “Art Night Venezia” (Venice’s annual art festival), the University of Warwick (Warwick in Venice) will exhibit work by the Venetian photographer Anna Zemella.


Landmark publications and research by University of Warwick academics awarded Bainton Book Prizes for Art History and Reference

Several members of the Warwick community have been recognised by the international Sixteenth Century Society this month for their outstanding publications that showcase Warwickshire’s rich cultural heritage.

Fri 30 Oct 2015, 11:54 | Tags: History of Art, Community and region, Academic staff, Prize

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