Past Events

Cristian Chironi
October 12-17, 2021

Springs, NY; New York City; Cold Spring, NY

Magazzino Italian Art will organize a community based performance with contemporary Italian artist Cristian Chironi as part of its bi-annual performance initiative. Building on Michelangelo Pistoletto’s Walking Sculpture (2017) and Marinella Senatore and The School of Narrative Dance (2109), the performance will take place between Springs, NY; New York City; and Cold Spring, NY from October 12-17, 2021. Crowd sourcing will be done via an open call.

September 25, 2021, 2:00-5:00pm

Magazzino Italian Art

Join us at Magazzino Italian Art for a day of presentations and conversations in conjunction with Nivola: SandscapesThe program will take place in Gallery 8 and will include three presentations by four speakers including Alastair Gordon, critic, curator, cultural historian and author; Lindsay Caplan, Assistant Professor of Art History at Brown University; Roger Broome, architect; and Steven Hillyer, Director of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive at The Cooper Union, that examine aspects of Nivola’s life.

September 11, 2021

Magazzino Italian Art

Join Magazzino Italian Art to celebrate the end of summer with a concert by American musician Sam Reider.

July 10, 2021

Magazzino Italian Art

Concert hosted in collaboration with the American Symphony Orchestra.

June 12-27, 2021

Magazzino Italian Art

Over the course of two weekends, June 12 – 13 and June 26 – 27, 2021, Magazzino Italian Art will premiere the fourth iteration of annual film series Cinema in Piazza  presented in partnership with the Cold Spring Film SocietyReturning back to the museum’s central courtyard, visitors will have the opportunity to watch new films related to past museum exhibitions, artist films, and classics of Italian cinema. This year’s series is presented in collaboration with Artecinema, Istituto Luce – Cinecittà,and the Italian Cultural Institute of New York​.

May 27 - September 13, 2021

Magazzino Italian Art

Starting on Memorial Day Weekend until September 14, 2021, visitors will be invited to see a new installation by artist Bruna Esposito at Magazzino Italian Art. The artwork builds on the artist's four-decade commitment to sustainability. Her most recent installation Alrti Venti – Ostro (2020) questions the ubiquitous use of air conditioners to manipulate our environment.

Lecture Series
March 20 - May 1, 2021

Magazzino Da Casa

Curated by 2020-21 Scholar-in-Residence Teresa Kittler, Magazzino Italian Art Foundation presents Arte Povera: Art of Collaboration, a four-part lecture series featuring Professor Lucia Re, Research Professor in the Department of Italian at UCLA; Dr. Sharon Hecker, Independent Scholar and Curator, Milan; and Dr. Leslie Cozzi, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Teresa Kittler will also present a lecture on her findings researching the work of Arte Povera artist Alighiero Boetti's approach, paying close attention to his relationship with his wife, the feminist art critic, Sauzeau-Boetti.

November 17, 2020

Consulate General of Italy, New York

The NYC Mayor's Office for International Affairs, Consulate General of Italy in New York and Magazzino Italian Art present an outdoor screening of Francesco Simeti’s video work Unrelenting (2020).

September 9 - November 7, 2020

Village of Cold Spring, New York

Magazzino Italian Art and artist Marinella Senatore will collaborate this fall to launch Cold Spring Soundtrack. Initiated through an open call starting on September 9, 2020, volunteers from the Hudson Valley region and beyond are invited to share short sound recordings of anything that feels reflective of their current moment. Participants can call and leave a voicemail or text their sound recording to +1 (845) 476-8409 or email their sound recording to through November 7, 2020.

August 1-15, 2020

Magazzino Italian Art

In August, Magazzino will present an adapted version of its annual summer film program, Cinema in Piazza, in a drive-in theater adjacent to the museum’s building.