Center for the Art and Architectural History of Port Cities
Programs

Plan of Il Real Bosco di Capodimonte, watercolor and tempera on paper, late eighteenth century. Naples, Museo di Capodimonte.

The Center for the Art and Architectural History of Port Cities at La Capraia offers Research Residencies, research workshops and seminars, and larger programs organized with partner institutions.

Together, these programs support scholarly access to Naples, foster new research on Naples and on other port cities, create a network of scholars working on related projects, and communicate new research to the academic and museum communities and to the public.


Plan of Il Real Bosco di Capodimonte (detail showing location of La Capraia at number 49), watercolor and tempera on paper, late eighteenth century. Naples, Museo di Capodimonte


UPCOMING

October 1, 2019
WELCOME COLLOQUIUM
Presentations by the Center’s 2019-2020 Research Residents
4:00 - 6:30 pm
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte / La Capraia
Details forthcoming
View the program here

June 8 - 10, 2020
FIELD SEMINAR
Gateways to Medieval Naples
Organized in collaboration with Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte and Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II - Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
Call for Proposals


La Capraia. Image: Claudio Metallo

PAST

May 30-June 1, 2019
SITE-BASED SCHOLARS’ SEMINAR Oceans, Art, and Markets: Fifty Years of International Research and Methodologies
Organized in collaboration with Sabina de Cavi and the project Merchants and Artists: Provision and Circulation of Artistic Materials and Works of Art between Genoa and Lisbon 1450-1600
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte / La Capraia, and on-site in the city
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February 25, 2019
LECTURE Abitare un fondaco al Cavone: dall’archivio alle fonti orali, tracce e memorie della cultura popolare
Brigitte Marin and Marcello Anselmo (Aix-Marseille Université et École des hautes Études)
Museo di Capodimonte
View the program here

November 5, 2018
STUDY DAY The Ancient Port of Naples, with Prof. Rabun Taylor (UT Austin)
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and on-site in the city
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September 29, 2018
WELCOME COLLOQUIUM Presentations by the Center’s 2018-2019 Research Residents
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte / La Capraia
View the program here

October 12-14, 2017
SYMPOSIUM Napoli, Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in un contesto mondiale Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte
Visit the Symposium page



Image: Claudio Metallo