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Italians in DC to Raise Funds for Darfur Women Action Group

Italians in DC to Raise Funds for Darfur Women Action Group

| April 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) and notable DC based organization Italians in DC (IDC) will be hosting Stars for Darfur to raise funds to support DWAG’s work for genocide victims in Sudan. All proceeds will be used to help relieve the humanitarian crisis. Stars for Darfur will feature a number of outstanding artists and musicians, […]

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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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La National Italian-American Foundation rende omaggio insieme all’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio alla delegazione italo-americana in Congresso.

La National Italian-American Foundation rende omaggio insieme all’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio alla delegazione italo-americana in Congresso.

| February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Washington, 25 febbraio 2019. L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio è intervenuto oggi ad un evento per celebrare la Delegazione Italo-americana nel 116° Congresso organizzato dalla National Italian-American Foundation (NIAF) nel corso del quale i Presidenti della Fondazione Gabe Battista e Pat Harrison hanno dato il benvenuto a quattro nuovi membri italo-americani della House: Anthony Brindisi, Greg […]

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Italy and DC Public Schools Sign Agreement to Develop Italian Language Programs in the Nation’s Capital

Italy and DC Public Schools Sign Agreement to Develop Italian Language Programs in the Nation’s Capital

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Embassy of Italy brings more Italian language to Washington DC public schools. A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) between Italy and the District of Columbia was finalized today during a ceremony hosted by the Embassy with the leadership of the DC Public Schools (DCPS) administration, including Maggie White, Deputy Chief of Inner Core, and […]

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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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Columbus Day Memorial Mass at Holy Rosary Church

Columbus Day Memorial Mass at Holy Rosary Church

| October 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The DC State Council Annual Christopher Columbus Mass will be held on Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at Holy Rosary Church, 595 (3rd St NW, Washington, DC 20001) at 10:30am with Fr. Ezio Marchetto celebrating Mass in Italian. There will also be a parish procession before Mass beginning at 10:00 am. Refreshments and brief program will […]

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