Carlo Scarpa’s Archive in Verona: Drawings of the Master and Conservation of the Museum

November 15, 2023

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Venue: Room 306, Architecture Building, Carleton University

Speaker: Alba Di Lieto

A hand-drawn of a plan.
An image of the Castelvecchio Museum with two arched doorways surrounded by statues.
Image credit: Rui Alves/Unsplash
Castelvecchio Museum

About Alba Di Lieto

Alba Di Lieto is an architect, author, and scholar. Until last year, she served as executive architect of the Directorate of the Civic Museums of Art and Monuments of Verona, where her career spanned four decades. She was also head curator of the Carlo Scarpa Archive at the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona from 1989 to 2022.


Currently, Di Lieto teaches interior architecture and exhibition design at the Mantua campus of the Polytechnic University of Milan.


She has collaborated on the restoration, conservation, and design of Verona’s museums, including the Archaeological Museum at the Roman Theatre, the Towers of Castelvecchio, and the new wing at the G.B. Cavalcaselle Museum of Frescoes at Juliet’s Tomb in Verona. 


Di Lieto has designed 60 exhibitions and collaborated on Carlo Scarpa exhibitions in Paris, London, Edinburgh, Geneva, Verona, and Montreal. 


She is the author and editor of several books on Carlo Scarpa, the website, and the Carlo Scarpa drawings catalogue for the Museo di Castelvecchio. 

A photo of Alba Di Lieto