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Photographing Della Robbia at the National Gallery of Art

Photographing Della Robbia at the National Gallery of Art

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

 Photo by Francesco Isgro  

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Celebrazioni 60˚ anniversario dei Trattati di Roma a Washington

Celebrazioni 60˚ anniversario dei Trattati di Roma a Washington

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Il 22 marzo 2017 il ministro degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, On. Angelino Alfano, ha inaugurato la serata di commemorazione del 60° anniversario della firma dei Trattati di Roma presso l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington che ha ospitato il concerto di musica classica “In Dreams Awake” del Maestro Gabriele Ciampi, con sinfonie composte appositamente […]

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Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities  at the Muscarelle Museum of Art until April 5

Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities at the Muscarelle Museum of Art until April 5

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of only two of Botticelli’s paintings of an isolated Venus is currently on view for the first time in the United States in Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting Between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities, a major international loan exhibition organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art in […]

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Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence at the National Gallery of Art

Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence at the National Gallery of Art

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), a master sculptor in marble and bronze, invented a glazing technique for terracotta sculpture that positioned him as one of the most innovative artists of the 15th century. Today, the sculptures created by Luca and his family workshop retain their brilliant opaque whites, deep cerulean blues, and botanical greens, purples and […]

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorated by the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and the Italian Consulates in the U.S.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorated by the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and the Italian Consulates in the U.S.

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Italian Consular network throughout the United States will honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day through a series of events in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington DC. On January 27, 1945 Soviet troops broke through the gates of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the […]

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Applications Now Open for 2017-2018 Fulbright-NIAF-Georgetown  Research Lectureship in Education

Applications Now Open for 2017-2018 Fulbright-NIAF-Georgetown Research Lectureship in Education

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. — January 25, 2017) The Fulbright Program in Italy, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Georgetown University are pleased to announce a new and exciting award for Italian scholars and teachers: the Fulbright-NIAF-Georgetown Research Lectureship in Education.  The grant aims to support an Italian elementary/middle school teacher or university lecturer/researcher with research […]

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Constantino Brumidi, the Michelangelo of the Capitol

Constantino Brumidi, the Michelangelo of the Capitol

| January 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Constantino Brumidi (1805–1880) is best known for the murals he painted in the United States Capitol over a 25-year period, including the Apotheosis of Washington, the Frieze of American History and the walls of the Brumidi Corridors. His artistic vision was based on the wall paintings of ancient Rome and Pompeii and on the classical revivals […]

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