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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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L’edizione web mappa di Waldseemüller presentata alla Library of Congress di Washington DC

L’edizione web mappa di Waldseemüller presentata alla Library of Congress di Washington DC

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

In occasione delle giornate di studio per il 5° centenario della Carta Marina di Martin Waldseemüller (1516), 6-7 ottobre 2016 Un’ edizione web per il ‘certificato di nascita’ dell’America. L’ha realizzata il Museo Galileo di Firenze col determinante contributo della Fondazione Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze e con la collaborazione della Library of Congress. […]

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Corsi Integrativi di lingua e cultura Italiana

Corsi Integrativi di lingua e cultura Italiana

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Casa Italiana Ente Gestore corsi integrativi di lingua e cultura Italiana 2016/17                                                                              

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Washington – Opening on September 7 of exhibit on the Requalification of Iraqi Cultural

Washington – Opening on September 7 of exhibit on the Requalification of Iraqi Cultural

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Heritage in Danger. The Centro Scavi Torino and the Requalification of the Iraqi Cultural Heritage” opens on September 7, 2016. The exhibit is organized by the Italian Embassy and the Italian Institute of Culture in Washington, in collaboration with the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino (Research Archaeological Excavations Center of Turin – Crast) […]

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