ART&CULTURE

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The Magic of Murano Glass at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Above: Installation photography of Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2021, Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum; Photo by Albert Ting. Washington DC_The Smithsonian American Art Museum revisits Venice at the turn of the 20th-century in Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: […]

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Guitarist Angela Centola to Discuss the History of Flamenco

On Sunday, April 18, the Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC presents “Dal flamenco tradizionale alle proprie composizioni“, a conference on the history of flamenco. Angela Centola, an award-winning classical and flamenco guitarist, will talk about the history of flamenco styles called “palos” and perform some of this […]

A portrait of Dante in profile appears in 4 film cels and tinted orange, red, purple and blue.

Georgetown University And The Embassy Of Italy Celebrate Italian Innovation

A Day with Dante On March 25, the Department of Italian at Georgetown University and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington DC will celebrate Dantedì, a day commemorating the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s journey through the afterlife.  They will present a webinar, Dantedì: A Day with Dante […]

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Washington DC to Welcome Venetian Artist Vittore Carpaccio

The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC has announced a major retrospective of Venice’s beloved artist, Vittore Carpaccio. The exhibition, Vittore Carpaccio: Master Storyteller of Renaissance Venice will run from November 20, 2022 – February 12, 2023 and is the first retrospective of his work outside Italy.  […]

“The colour of the water” Exhibition in Milan of the multimedia artist Maria Cristiana Fioretti

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many exhibitions will not re-open in Italy, especially in Milan. Fortunately, some of them have been made into videos, not only of popular exhibitions such as Raphael’s in Rome, but also of contemporary artists. We offer you a video preview of the multimedia […]