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The Casa Italiana Language School (CILS)

The Casa Italiana Language School (CILS)

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center has been called a corner of authentic Italy in the heart of Washington DC, Italy’s gift to the nation capital for over thirty years. The Casa Italiana Language School is the authentic place to experience, in Washington, all that Italy has to offer. Be it Language and History, be it Culture […]

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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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Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries at the National Gallery of Art

Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries at the National Gallery of Art

| March 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

On March 21, 2016, the National Gallery of Art debuted the second release in its Online Editions series, Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries by the late Miklós Boskovits, one of the leading scholars of early Italian art. More than a decade in the making, this catalog offers a fresh examination of this […]

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Holy Rosary Church: Serving the Italian Catholic Community for Over a Century

Holy Rosary Church: Serving the Italian Catholic Community for Over a Century

| January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over a century ago on Sunday, December 14, 1913, Holy Rosary Church was born. It was a humble beginning. Mass was celebrated in a rented house at 83 H St. NW, Washington, D.C. The small congregation prayed on borrowed folding chairs and benches discarded by a local church. An elderly Italian woman donated a small organ […]

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