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The Dorrance
60 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903

Date: 12/09/18
Time: 6:30PM-9:00PM
Cost: $96/person (includes lecture, welcome cocktail, hors-d’oeuvres, 6-course Dinner with selected wines, tax and gratuity)

Special offer


“A Renaissance Christmas” Dinner and Lecture by Rocky Ruggiero, Ph.D.

After sold-out dinner lectures at Eataly in New York, Boston and Los Angeles, join Dr. Rocky Ruggiero for an enjoyable and engaging holiday-themed lecture and delicious dinner at The Dorrance.

This lecture will retell “the greatest story ever told” through the creative genius of the great Renaissance masters. Come get into the holiday spirit with artists such as Giotto, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Tintoretto and their moving visual interpretations of the stories that define the Christmas season.

All the while, you will enjoy a 6-course Italian dinner, inspired by this Renaissance Christmas lecture. You will also taste wines specially chosen by The Dorrance expert sommeliers, to perfectly pair with the meal.

What guests can expect:

  • Listen to a lecture on some of the most iconic Renaissance Christmas artwork led by Rocky Ruggiero, Ph.D., Professor of Art History and founder of “Making Art and History Come to Life”
  • Enjoy a 6-course traditional Italian menu
  • Savor your dinner with selected wines