Giacomo Levi Civita and the acquisition of Giotto’s Cappella degli Scrovegni
The visit starts with viewing the part of the film “Generation comes and generation goes” dealing with Giacomo Levi Civita, which will introduce this extraordinary protagonist of the history of Padua to the students. They will be shown some documents concerning the acquisition of the Chapel thanks to Mayor Levi Civita. A visit to the Italian Synagogue will follow.
The activity will end with an interactive game: students will use their mobiles and the multimedia means available at the Museum, to compete on a special “knowledge” race.
- to know and value some of Museum collection items referring to Giacomo Levi Civita’s story
- to understand the importance of Civita’s contribution in the acquisition process of the Chapel from Padua Municipality.
- to understand what the most important parts of the Synagogue are, their meaning and use.