The Center for Migration Studies of New York is a think tank and educational institute devoted to the study of international migration, the promotion of understanding between immigrants and receiving communities, and to public policies that safeguard the dignity and rights of migrants, refugees, and newcomers.  They have a huge archive documenting...

Christian R. Greco found the earliest known photographs of his family by accident. In the wake of President Trump’s decision to walk back some protections for young undocumented immigrants, the historian and legal activist couldn’t help but think about his own family’s immigration experience and his father’s journey to New York from Italy in Octobe...

Anthony V. Riccio recently presented photographs from his book From Italy to Boston’s North End – The Photographs of Anthony V. Riccio 1972-1982.   The book documents the arc of the Italian American immigration experience with images of daily life taken in the rural villages of southern Italy to everyday life in Boston’s North End during the 1970’s...

Picking his way through Antelope Canyon, the Italian artist Fabio Dal Boni searches for the perfect shot. A visitor on this Navajo land by the Arizona/Utah border, he relies on the native guides for help—and if they like Dal Boni, they’ll show him the secret, if not sacred, spots that few outsiders have the privilege to see. The Navajo call the upp...

Positano is imposing a permit fee of €1,000 (£880, $1,160) to people taking photos for commercial purposes. Tourists and journalists are exempt from the fee.  The town’s mayor said: “Not everyone can be allowed to link their brand to Positano.”The idyllic fishing village of Positano, perched on the Amalfi coast, has to be one of the most Instagramm...

Though Italy is home to some absolutely incredible cities, there’s something truly magical about Florence. Hailed as the ‘birthplace of the Renaissance’, the Tuscan capital boasts spectacular art and architecture around every turn, with Michelangelo’s iconic David statue housed in its Accademia Gallery. Italian photographer Davide Sasso recently vi...

Nicole Alexandra Cacchiotti, Global Business Student at Suffolk University, was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Photography Competition. The competition asked photographers, amateurs and professionals, to submit images that best captured “That’s Amore”, and received entries from all over the world...

On tap in Albuquerque is an exhibit of fine art photography that offers a unique perspective and showcases the work of one of the most gifted members of New Mexico’s Italian community. Unseen Route 66 features the photos of Donatella Davanzo and allows us to experience Albuquerque’s 20-mile stretch of the Mother Road through her eyes.We often get s...

When Hope Herman Wurmfeld was 4 years old, she became fascinated by a glass of water that had turned blue with the paint she was using to make art. "It was so beautiful, I just had to drink it," she says of the liquid, which she started to sip before her mother stopped her. That was around 1938.Some 25 years later, in 1964, she became mesmerized by...

Wednesday, October 04, 2017. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book now! The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and Magazzino Italian Art, the new warehouse art space in the Hudson Valley dedicated to Post-war and Contemporary Italian Art, announce Marco Anell...