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...

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...