Milano, Bologna, Firenze e Roma sono le città che ospiteranno, dall’8 all’11 Aprile prossimi, il “Florida Roadshow” organizzato dalla Italy - America Chamber of Commerce Southeast (IACCSE) per presentare alle aziende italiane le opportunità offerte da uno dei più dinamici Stati degli USA, verso il quale l’export italiano ha un valore di oltre 2 mil...

For the artist Andrea del Verrocchio, a breakout global show has been a long time coming. But after more than 500 years, the Renaissance master and teacher of Leonardo da Vinci finally is getting what organizers call his first world-wide exhibition. “Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo” opens in Florence on March 9 at the Palazzo Strozzi and the nearby...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Last February 15 I’ve had the honor to attend in Florence to the first event of #200together, the cycle of events organized to celebrate the 200 years of diplomatic relations between Tuscany and the United States. The American Consul in Florence Mr. Benjamin Wohlauer introduced the audience with...

Newcomer LeDiesis has devised a street art treasure hunt in Florence for International Women’s Day. First announced on Instagram with hashtags #LeDiesis #8marzo2019 #streetart, the incognito creative or collective has affixed eight iconic women dressed as Superwoman throughout the city in spaces formerly occupied by doors and windows. Rita Levi-Mon...

The spirit of #Insieme200 (“#Together200”) is present everywhere in our daily lives, even in the neighborhood gelateria. One of the first known American recipes for a gelato-like dessert was scrawled out by none other than Thomas Jefferson. One can imagine that he got the idea for this from his good friend Filippo Mazzei, who perhaps brought over t...

We are very pleased to announce that the Samuel H. Kress Foundation has awarded a multi-year grant of $100,000 to the Syracuse Florence Graduate Program in Italian Renaissance Art. Together with another grant the Kress Foundation awarded the program in December, this money will provide five years of crucial financial support for our Kress-Florence...

Given Italy’s reputation as a style trendsetter, it’s instructive to look at how the country’s major fashion houses and luxury purveyors are starting to develop exclusive travel experiences to promote la dolce vita. The aim of two of the most buzzworthy projects is to connect high-end travelers to the heart of the Italian lifestyle, and with excell...

Scholarships toward studying abroad in Florence (application process is now open until 5 p.m. on April 19, 2019). The County of Santa Clara/Florence, Italy Sister County Commission established an annual scholarship award for Santa Clara County residents who have been accepted in a university-certified study abroad program in Florence, Italy and who...

On February 15th 2019, in the Sala delle Feste at Palazzo Bastogi, together with the Regional Council, the "Toscana-Usa, Usa-Toscana: Investing to grow" convention took place on the occasion of the bicentennial celebrations of the American diplomatic presence in Florence. At the Conference opened by the President of the Regional Council of Tuscany ...

Are you sure you know everything about Carnival in Italy? We will help you with an excursus that goes from the origins, through the typical masks and sweets of the Italian carnival tradition, up to the indication of the most beautiful carnivals in Italy. The origins of Carnival in Italy and beyond are closely linked to religious culture, as they ar...