Celebrating and learning together
Throughout the year, the Casa d'Italia organization brings people together for various social and cultural events. Whether lavish fundraisers held offsite or intimate gatherings hosted in one of our many elegant spaces, every Casa event is a memorable success. Join us for the next affair, or participate by attending one of the many continuing education courses we offer.
Conference on Guido Nincheri
Speakers: Roger Nincheri & Joyce Pillarella, Oral Historian
Guido Nincheri was born in Prato, Italy in 1885. He studied art inFlorence and immigrated to Montreal in 1915. In 1933, Pope Pius XI called Nincheri the church’s greatest artist of religious themes. Nincheri designed the interior decoration (stained glass windows and frescoes) of over 220 Catholic churches across Canada and New England, including Saint-Viateur d'Outremont and Saint-Léon de Westmount Church (a National Historic Site of Canada).
June 6, 2017