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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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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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Rinnovato il protocollo d’intesa per l’insegnamento dell’italiano nel Montgomery County

Rinnovato il protocollo d’intesa per l’insegnamento dell’italiano nel Montgomery County

| January 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

L’aumento dei corsi di italiano nelle scuole medie e superiori della Contea di Montgomery sara’ al centro di un incontro presso William H. Farquhar Middle School cui partecipera’ il 6 gennaio prossimo il Dirigente Scolastico dell’Ambasciata d’Italia, Prof.ssa Maria Fusco con alcuni principals delle scuole dell’area. Tale ulteriore iniziativa si colloca all’indomani del rinnovo del […]

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore ai connazionali per le Festività Natalizie

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore ai connazionali per le Festività Natalizie

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Care amiche e cari amici, con l’approssimarsi delle Festività Natalizie desidero inviare a tutti voi e alle vostre famiglie un augurio di cuore. Questo periodo è tradizionalmente momento di bilanci: si chiude un anno che ha portato grandissimi cambiamenti, che segnano percorsi nuovi per il mondo intero. Anche a livello personale quest’anno che volge al […]

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Greater Washington, D.C. Region Observatory for the Italian Language Meets at Italian Embassy

Greater Washington, D.C. Region Observatory for the Italian Language Meets at Italian Embassy

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On December 10, 2016, Catherine Flumiani, the First Counselor for Consular and Social Affairs at the Italian Embassy, convened a meeting of the Greater Washington, D.C. Region Observatory for the Italian language. The meeting was attended by representatives of Italian and Italian-American associations, the Ente Gestore for the Washington DC area, and professors of Italian […]

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Teaching of Italian at Mantua Elementary School in Fairfax County

Teaching of Italian at Mantua Elementary School in Fairfax County

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Director of the Education Office of the Italian Embassy, Professor Maria Fusco, visited Mantua Elementary School in Fairfax County on November 30. This provided an excellent opportunity to confirm the importance of cooperation between the Embassy and the Fairfax County Public Schools regarding the teaching of the Italian language in local schools. The Embassy […]

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