Click here for the flyer: Italian Holiday Festival
|WHERE & WHEN||Smithsonian American Art Museum, Saturday, December 13, 2014, 11:30am – 4pm|
|TIME DETAIL||Performances cycle throughout the day: Washington Ballet performances at 12:25 p.m. and 2:50 p.m.; Italian Fairy performs 3 times between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; other groups cycle throughout. Craft tables close at 3:30 p.m.|
|CATEGORIES||Kids & Families|
|CO-SPONSOR||This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of Italy and Italian Cultural Institute.|
|LOCATION||American Art Museum (Renwick Gallery, 1661 Pennsylvania Avenue NW at 17th Street
Washington, DC 20006)
|EVENT LOCATION||Kogod Courtyard|
Celebrate the holiday season with the American Art Museum, the Embassy of Italy, and the Italian Cultural Institute. Enjoy seasonal music and costumed performers that embody Italian culture, and join us as we make festive arts and crafts you can keep for yourself or give to your loved ones. Author Shannon Jones signs copies of KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Rome, Italy.
Take in performances by Simona Rodano, the Italian Fairy; Stilt Dancers from Bergamo’s Teatro Tascabile; Francesca Carli and Enrico Giovagnoli, Operapop singers; Zampognari di Filadelfia, Italian bagpipe players; and the Washington Ballet’s Whitefeaturing choreography by Mimmo Miccolis and original songs by Francesco Germini.
As they say in Italy, “Buon natale!”
Schedule of Performances
11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Please note that our craft tables close at 3:30PM.