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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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“Moving Out” Hits a Familiar Migration Theme

“Moving Out” Hits a Familiar Migration Theme

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

As a younger generation of Italians emigrates in search of better opportunities, an older generation of Italians who have lived abroad for many years look back nostalgically to return to their homeland. The views of these two faces of migration were well-encapsulated in the world-premiere performance of “Moving Out,” a two-character theatrical/operatic play composed by […]

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