Advisory Committee

(as of April 2017)

Leadership Circle

  • Jill and Richard Almeida
  • Julie and William C. Ballard, Jr.
  • Laurel and Thomas Barrack
  • Robert Edsel
  • Christine Gilberti
  • Alison Gilligan
  • Anjela Guarriello
  • Ted Guarriello
  • Janet and Robert Helman
  • Elizabeth D. Holder
  • Diana Richman
  • Mary C. Sauer
  • Sonya and Darren Schroeder
  • Thomas Schumacher and Matthew White
  • Sarah Wiggins
  • Sandra Woolley

Council of Academic Advisors

  • Dott.ssa Cristina Acidini
    Former Superintendent of the Polo Museale, Florence
  • Dott.ssa Monica Bietti
    Past Director of the Laurentian Complex and Director Casa Martelli, Florence*
  • Jeffrey Blanchard
    Academic Coordinator, Cornell in Rome
  • Fausto Calderai
  • Vincenzo Capalbo
    Architetti, Art Media Studio, Florence
  • Dr. William R. Cook
    Distinguished Teaching Professor of History, State University of New York at Geneseo
  • Beth Fagan
    Independent Marketing Advisor
  • Larry J. Feinberg
    Director and Chief Executive Officer, The Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • Dott. Leonardo Focardi
  • Dr. Martin Kemp
    Professor Emeritus, Trinity College, Oxford
  • Dr. Ross King
    Independent writer and curator
  • Angela LoRé
    National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
  • Dott.ssa Elisabetta Nardinocchi
    Director of the Horne Museum, Florence
  • Dott. Antonio Natali
    Former Director, Uffizi Gallery
  • Dr. Jonathan Nelson
    Assistant Director for Programs, Villa I Tatti: The Harvard University Center for Italian Studies
  • Dr. John T. Paoletti
    Kenan Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, and Professor of Art History, Emeritus, Wesleyan University
  • Dr. Claudio Paolini
    Soprintendenza Beni Artistici e Architettonici, Florence
  • Prof. Antonio Paolucci
  • Dr. Loren Partridge
    Professor Emeritus, Art of the Italian Renaissance, University of California, Berkeley
  • Dott.ssa Beatrice Paolozzi Strozzi
    Past Director, Bargello Museum, Florence
  • Dr. Gary M. Radke
    Dean’s Professor of the Humanities, Syracuse University
  • Elaine Ruffolo
    Art Historian, Syracuse University in Florence
  • Rocky Ruggiero
    Art Historian, Kent State University; Syracuse University; Boston College
  • Dott. Bruno Santi
    Past Superintendent and Past Director Opificio Pietre Dure
  • Dott.ssa Magnolia Scudieri
    Past Director of the San Marco Museum, Florence
  • Monsignor Timothy Verdon
    Director Opera del Duomo Cathedral Museum, Canon, Florence Cathedral, and Director, Office of Sacred Art and Cultural Heritage, Archdiocese of Florence
  • Ing. Carlo Volpi
    Florence
  • Dr. William Wallace
    Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Dr. Lila Yawn
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, John Cabot University, Rome

Council of Honorary Advisors

  • Linda and Alexander Cappello
  • Wanda Ferragamo
  • Anne and Robert Krebs
  • Nancy and Zubin Mehta
  • Trudie and Sting Sumner
  • U.S. Consul General for the City of Florence
  • Maestro Franco Zeffirelli