2017 is the official year of the Italian Villages and Emilia-Romagna is leader & coordinator of Borghi – Viaggio italiano, a project for their enhancement, together with other 17 Regions. This is how “Ai confini della Meraviglia” (To the Borders of Wonder) was born, the exhibition that starts on Saturday May 6th at Diocletian Baths in Rome to tell...

On the occasion of the “Festa Nazionale” (Italian National Day) the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles promotes a “social” Photo Contest to highlight the extraordinary and varied culinary heritage of Italy thanks to the strong support of the Italian Community abroad. HOW TO TAKE PART IN THE CONTEST:1. Prepare an Italian dish that you conside...

Wednesday, May 10 - 6:30pm Opening and Artist Reception. On view: May 11 - June 9 - Italian Cultural Institute. 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco  In January 1966, San Francisco-based photojournalist Jeffrey Blankfort, arrived in Rome on the first of his many trips to Italy, where he stayed for six months, learning the language, enjoying the food...

Photography Exhibition & Opening Party. Visions of Italia: Photographs by Lisa Venticinque. Saturday, April 22, 7-9pm. Forti’s Sunrise Market & Cafe - 1085 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN. Free event; RSVP here Several years ago, Lisa Venticinque made a trip through Italy, winding her way along the Mediterranean from Palermo up through Tuscany to Cinque...

People tend to wonder if the iconic photo of Ninalee Craig was staged.It's the question she hears most often. To some, the scene in the black and white photo from another era is almost too perfect. Craig, 23 at the time, breezes past clusters of men on a sidewalk in Florence, Italy, head held high as if impervious to their ogling as she grasps her...

The Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) and Eataly New York invite students in the Italian language program to participate in the initiative “Food in Focus,” a photography contest. This year’s theme is : “Bringing People Together Through the Power of Food” IACE students are encouraged to submit photos taken with a smartphone. The image s...

What do you get one the most important photography agencies in the world for its birthday? Camera – Centro italiano per la fotografia is showing up at Magnum’s birthday with the best present we could imagine: Italy! To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the iconic cooperative’s foundation in 1947, an exhibition titled “L’Italia di Magnum. Da Henri C...

Food has been an important part of the Italian American household, and it forever connects those immigrants to Merced County, according to the designers of a new museum exhibit in Merced. The exhibit, “Grazie, America! From Italy to Merced County,” opens at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Merced County Courthouse Museum, on N and 21st streets. A wine toast...

Opening March 13 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paradise of Exiles: Early Photography in Italy will focus on Italy’s importance as a center of exchange and experimentation during the first three decades of photography’s history—from 1839, the year of its invention, to 1871, the year Italy became a unified nation. The exhibition will highlight t...

The new season of exhibitions at Turin’s CAMERA Italian center for photography opens with a display of more than 200 pictures from the last 70 years of Italian history. Its title, “The Italy of Magnum. From Henri Cartier-Bresson to Paolo Pellegrin” aims to pay homage to 70 years of the Magnum photo cooperative agency and at the same offer the publi...