During August/September, the American Italian Heritage Museum will share the photo journal, “Reflections by Lucia Sirco” with visitors in its Special Exhibit Room. Ms. Sirco’s photo journal captures the people, food and hidden places of the “Queen of the Adriatic” - Venice. She has visited many places in Italy but Venice’s quaint neighborhoods, bre...

Love Italian design? Interested in a trip to Italy? Good news: Italian design house Fantini is calling on designers and architects to submit projects for its inaugural Design Awards. The winners will take a trip to Fantini's scenic lakefront headquarters in Pella, Italy. Fantini's panel of judges, led by Stefano Giussani, CEO of Lissoni Inc., will...

Calling all photographers, amateur or professional! We are now accepting submissions to our Fifth Annual NIAF Photo Contest! Enter your photo that best captures this year’s theme: That’s Amore! Grand-prize: a Gala package for November 3-4 that includes transportation to Washington, D.C., hotel accommodations, all Gala weekend events, and two ticket...

At The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 852. MARCH 13–AUGUST 13, 2017. - 1000 Fifth Avenue. New York, NY 10028. Deemed a "Paradise of Exiles" by the British poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, Italy attracted not only 19th-century Romantics, but also many of photography's earliest practitioners, who traveled to the peninsula in order to capture its monuments and...

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...