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Celebrating Tintoretto’s 500th Anniversary at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

Celebrating Tintoretto’s 500th Anniversary at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

| April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jacopo Tintoretto (c. 1519–1594) was a formidable competitor during his lifetime to the Venetian painters Titian and Veronese, yet he slipped into secondary status in the ensuing centuries. Now, coinciding with the 500th anniversary of his birth, a landmark exhibition on view from March 24 through July 7, 2019, at the National Gallery of Art, […]

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NIAF Museum on Italian Immigration is Open!

NIAF Museum on Italian Immigration is Open!

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The NIAF Immigration Museum recounts the hardships that Italian immigrants faced from enduring the journey across the Atlantic by ship and living in the United States, to their successes in the fields of music, entertainment, government, business, and the extraordinary achievements of Italian American women. Open to the public Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., […]

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Bella Italia Market Brings Best of Italy to Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

Bella Italia Market Brings Best of Italy to Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 1,000 visitors enjoy the unique cultural experience It took a village to make the Bella Italia Market a huge success — nearly 50 members of the community volunteered hundreds of hours of their time toward organizing and assisting at the event, held to benefit future heritage, educational and cultural programs sponsored by the […]

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NIAF Stands Up in Defense of Christopher Columbus Day

NIAF Stands Up in Defense of Christopher Columbus Day

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The following is an official statement from National Italian American Foundation (NIAF): The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) supports Christopher Columbus Day and opposes public campaigns that advocate for its elimination as a federal holiday. As an organization devoted to the promotion and preservation of Italian American heritage, we support unequivocally keeping Columbus Day as a […]

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The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy at the National Gallery of Art

The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy at the National Gallery of Art

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the rarest and most beautiful prints that flourished throughout 16th-century Italy. The first comprehensive study devoted to this subject, The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy casts new light on the beginnings and remarkable efflorescence of this art form, informed by new art-historical and technical research carried out over the last decade. […]

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Trio Dante’s Performance at Casa Italiana

Trio Dante’s Performance at Casa Italiana

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Italian artists, Roberto Molinelli, Luca Marziali, and Alessandro Culiani, aka the Trio Dante, performed to great acclaim at the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center in Washington, D.C. on September 29, 2018.  

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Trio Dante to Perform at Casa Italiana on Sept 29

Trio Dante to Perform at Casa Italiana on Sept 29

| September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Founded in 1995, the Trio Dante (formerly Trio Lennon) is composed of renowned Italian soloists and performs a repertoire that ranges from classical and romantic with influences from the Vienna School to contemporary and American music including works composed for the Trio itself, passing thru the Beatles to arrive to the Italian soul with the […]

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