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Trio Lennon Returns to Washington, DC

Trio Lennon Returns to Washington, DC

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Trio Lennon, with Luca Marziali, Roberto Molinelli and Alessandro Culiani returns to the DC area with a September 26, performance at the at the International Development Banks and on September 28, in Salisbury, Maryland. Founded in 1995, the Trio Lennon is composed of renowned soloists from the Marche region, and performs a repertoire that […]

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Coming to the National Gallery of Art in 2018

Coming to the National Gallery of Art in 2018

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints Into Maiolica and Bronze National Gallery of Art, Washington, April 1–August 5, 2018 Inspired by the acquisition of the important William A. Clark maiolica (glazed Italian ceramics) collection from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and drawing largely on the Gallery’s newly expanded holdings, this exhibition brings together some 90 objects to […]

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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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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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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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Things Have Changed:  Congratulations Bob Dylan!

Things Have Changed: Congratulations Bob Dylan!

| October 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

 Things Have Changed A worried man with a worried mind No one in front of me and nothing behind There’s a woman on my lap and she’s drinking champagne Got white skin, got assassin’s eyes I’m looking up into the sapphire-tinted skies I’m well dressed, waiting on the last train Standing on the gallows with […]

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Archaeology in the Mediterranean Region: A Cultural and Economic Challenge for a Better Future

Archaeology in the Mediterranean Region: A Cultural and Economic Challenge for a Better Future

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

On October 12, 2016 the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, in collaboration with the Centro di Conservazione Archeologica (CCA) – Rome, are proud to present the conference “Archaeology in the Mediterranean Region: Economic Challenges for a Better Future” by Roberto Nardi and Andreina Costanzi Cobau. The conference is associated with […]

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