Immerse yourself in the spectacular world of the Italian Renaissance as we explore the world-class art and artists of Florence, focusing on one of the greatest, Michelangelo.
Then, turn to the food culture of the period, touching on Catherine de Medici, Lorenzo il Magnifico, Cellini and Lucrezia Borgia, as well as the Venetian spice trade, Renaissance gardens and banquets of the day. Finally, enjoy a taste—as Michelangelo would have—of the Renaissance in food and drink.
Tanya Bastianich Manuali has taught in Italy for Boston College and Syracuse University. She is a partner with her mother Lidia Bastianich in four restaurants, including Felidia and Becco, and co-authored Lidia’s Italy and Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy. Tanya’s most recent book is Reflections of the Breast, an exploration of the evolution of women and breast cancer through the intersection of art and science.
Professor Gary Radke is the Dean’s Professor of the Humanities at Syracuse University and consulting curator of Italian art at the High Museum in Atlanta. His publications include Art in Renaissance Italy and catalogues of exhibitions on Michelangelo, Verrocchio and da Vinci.
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Priority registration puts you at the front of the line to register for courses and events for an upcoming semester.
Eligible patrons will be able to order priority registration online.
Who is eligible for priority registration?
Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.
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Patrons that qualify for Priority Registration will receive packets in the mail explaining how to purchase online. Priority registration is normally mailed 2-3 weeks before a catalog is available. Registration information includes your Patron ID#. You can use this ID# to setup your login information online. This will allow you to register early for a course or event. Please note: if you receive a packet, you are only eligible to priority register for the programs covered in your packet.
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