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Watching Tintoretto at the National Gallery of Art

Watching Tintoretto at the National Gallery of Art

| April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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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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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Remembering Mosaicist Antonio Bianchini (1939-2019)

Remembering Mosaicist Antonio Bianchini (1939-2019)

| January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Antonio Bianchini was born in Tripoli, Libya with Italian citizenship. After WWII, he and his family, that included four siblings, moved back to Rome and lived in a refugee camp for nine years. The accommodations included a single room separated by a sheet, community bathrooms and traveling three flights to gather, water. His childhood experiences […]

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Vincenzo “Enzo” Fragomeni New President Lido Civic Club

Vincenzo “Enzo” Fragomeni New President Lido Civic Club

| December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Continuing the 89th years-old tradition, Lido Civic Club President Thomas Regnante, passed the gavel to newly elected President Vincenzo “Enzo” Fragomeni at the recent Lido Civic Club Past Presidents Night Gala. Enzo, whose term begins on January 1, 2019, is a proud first generation Italian-American whose parents both emigrated from Italy. His father, Domenico, was […]

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