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Lido Civic Club Awards $70,000 in College Scholarships

Lido Civic Club Awards $70,000 in College Scholarships

| June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the 2020 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! This year, the Lido Civic Club awarded $70,000 to 14 impressive Italian American students from the Washington, D.C. area.  “This is what we do best, ” said Vincenzo Fragomeni, President of the Lido Civic Club.  “I want to thank all Lido Civic Club members and our […]

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NGA Sculpture Garden  to Reopen June 20

NGA Sculpture Garden to Reopen June 20

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Enjoy the lush, 6.1-acre garden and discover 21 modern and contemporary outdoor sculptures when the Sculpture Garden reopens on June 20. The Pavilion Café will offer prepackaged salads, sandwiches, and beverages for outdoor, credit card–only purchase. For the safety and well-being of all, visitor capacity will be limited, visitors ages 2 and up will be […]

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Announcing the Creation of the Pino Cicala Archives and Virtual Collection  at Casa Italiana

Announcing the Creation of the Pino Cicala Archives and Virtual Collection at Casa Italiana

| June 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pino Cicala would have been 93 years old today, June 12, 2020. His passing three years ago left a void in our Italian American community. To keep his legacy alive, we announce today that Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center, Inc. (CISC), will name its archives and virtual collection in memory of Pino Cicala. The Pino Cicala […]

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Festa della Repubblica Celebrated in Washington

Festa della Repubblica Celebrated in Washington

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Speech by Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio on the Occasion of the Italian Republic Day, June 2, 2020 — Dear fellow Italians, dear friends, I am pleased to extend my heartfelt, warm wishes to all of you on this Italian Republic Day. This year is different. The effects of the pandemic are compounding today old tensions […]

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From Our Good Friends in Italy:  Trio Dante

From Our Good Friends in Italy: Trio Dante

| April 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Luca Marziali, violin; Roberto Molinelli, viola; Alessandro Culiani, cello

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Marina Isgro joins the Hirshhorn as Associate Curator, Media and Performance art.

Marina Isgro joins the Hirshhorn as Associate Curator, Media and Performance art.

| April 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Marina Isgro joined the Hirshhorn as Associate Curator in March 2020 and is responsible for the Museum’s collection of media and performance art. Prior to joining the Hirshhorn, she served as Nam June Paik Fellow at the Harvard Art Museums, where she curated Nam June Paik: Screen Play (2018) and contributed to Crossing Lines, Constructing Home: Displacement and […]

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Messaggio ai connazionali dell’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio

Messaggio ai connazionali dell’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio

| April 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

2020-04-10 Cari connazionali, quest’anno celebreremo la Pasqua in maniera diversa. Molti di noi lontani dagli affetti familiari e con un pensiero ancora più sentito nei confronti dell’Italia. Il nostro Paese sta affrontando con coraggio e generosità questa crisi. Le Autorità prendono decisioni difficili nell’interesse generale e ciascuno è chiamato a fare la propria parte. Si […]

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