The Gallerie dell’Accademia will host a series of free meetings alongside the exhibition in April, May and June with some leading figures from the book and art world to discuss the figure of Aldus Manutius.


21 April
Tiziana Plebani, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana di Venezia

3 May
Lodovica Braida, lecturer in the History of Printing and Publishing and the History of the Book and Publishing Systems, Milan University

5 May
Sarah Ferrari, art historian, Padua University

12 May
Andrea Kerbaker, lecturer in Cultural Institutions and Politics, Università Cattolica del sacro Cuore

19 May
Gian Arturo Ferrari, deputy chairman of Mondadori Libri

26 May
Marina Santucci, Museo di Capodimonte

9 June
Antonio Mazzotta, art historian, Milan University, former curatorial assistant at the National Gallery, London

16 June
Sergio Momesso, art historian, expert on traditional and digital printing

A free guided tour of the exhibition will be made before the meetings, requiring purchase of an entrance ticket to the Gallerie or the exhibition itself.



All meetings are free admission.

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