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Invitation - Centro Italiano D'Arte Exhibition Opening, St Kilda, 1963 Document Reg. No: HT 22164

Invitation to the launch of an exhibition organised by the Centro Italiano D'Arte (Italian Art Centre) at the Palais theatre, St Kilda in 1962. The Centre was formed in 1962 in Melbourne by Italian migrants Ernesto Murgo and fellow artists Marcello D'Amico, P. Petrucelli and Vincenzo Basile. The Centre aimed to promote and gather together local Italian artists and exhibit their work.
Small rectangular card, printed on one side in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Marcello D'Amico, Italian Historical Society (Co.As.It), 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 88 mm (Height), 133 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, art, art exhibitions, artistic practices, arts centres, programmes
Themes this item is part of: Centro Italiano d'Arte (Italian Art Centre) Melbourne, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: exhibition promotions
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink: Ernesto Murgo / director of the / CENTRO ITALIANO D'ARTE / request the pleasure of your company / to the opening of an exhibition / of the painting and sculpture / by artists of the C.I.A. / on Thursday, 21st, February, 1963 / at the Palais Theatre, St. Kilda, / at 7 p.m. / 193 Lygon St., / CARLTON
Organiser of Event: Centro Italiano D'Arte, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1963
Place & Date of Event: Palais Theatre, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 21 Feb 1963
References: Photocopy of catalogue for exhibition onboard the S/S Marconi docked at Station Pier 1964.

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