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Final Call for Internship Applications: Deadline March 10

Final Call for Internship Applications: Deadline March 10

March 4, 2017

I Tatti is currently accepting applications for summer internships, available to full-time students at Harvard University. Deadline: March 10, 2017. To apply, and for more information regarding proposed topics, please click here.  



A summer internship at Villa I Tatti offers undergraduates interested in the humanities an unparalleled opportunity to experience professional academic research while enjoying a thrilling summer of cultural immersion in Florence. During my summer at I Tatti, I encountered my very first Read more about Final Call for Internship Applications: Deadline March 10

James S. Ackerman, original member of Villa I Tatti's selection committee, dies on December 31, 2016

James S. Ackerman, original member of Villa I Tatti's selection committee, dies on December 31, 2016

January 4, 2017

Prominent architectural and art historian James Ackerman died on December 31, 2016. Born in San Francisco in 1919, Professor Ackerman was Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Fine Arts at Harvard until his retirement in 1990 and became a member of I Tatti’s Selection Committee during the early 1960s, remaining on the committee for nearly thirty years.  Read more about James S. Ackerman, original member of Villa I Tatti's selection committee, dies on December 31, 2016

Online Exhibition marking the 50th Anniversary of the Arno flood

Online Exhibition marking the 50th Anniversary of the Arno flood

November 4, 2016

Following the devastating flood of '66, Villa I Tatti became the Florentine Headquarters of CRIA (Committee to Rescue Italian Art), a task force made up of scholars anxious to preserve Florence's precious artistic heritage.
This online exhibition explores the valiant efforts of CRIA during the aftermath of the flood, and examines I Tatti's central role in the recovery.  Read more about Online Exhibition marking the 50th Anniversary of the Arno flood