karen Jackson

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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: […]

Painting of winged lion resting one paw on an open book. Part of the Venetian skyline is visible behind him.

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.  […]

#Istayathome #Cultureneverstops

In March and April 2020, the Italian Government has promoted #Istayathome/#Cultureneverstops, a social information campaign in the midst of coronavirus emergency, to which Minister Dario Franceschini joined with MiBACT. Museums, temporary exhibitions, theaters, galleries have offered virtual tours, conferences, shows, lectures, podcasts, etc. through their sites and social […]

US Museums Come to Your Home

Many US museums are offering substantial online resources for education and entertainment. Virtual tours, lectures and children’s activities can be found on their websites. They have also developed unique ways to connect with audiences through social media. Question and answer sessions and virtual happy hours with curators and librarians […]