NEWS FROM : Art & Heritage  

The Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg is premiering Bernini and the Roman Baroque Saturday. It’s the first new exhibition of 2022, arguably the most significant show at the MFA since it re-opened 17 months ago. According to museum director Kristen Shepherd, this exhibition – celebrating the work of Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) and other artist...

The Central Deanery of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will present a free international exhibition of “Miracles of the Eucharist Across the World” from Feb. 19-27, at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola, 9993 N. Military Trail. The exhibit hours will be weekdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., and weekends from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. A special pre...

The International Symposium “Italy in Transit” organized by the Italian program at Florida Atlantic University, announces the program of its 6th edition. We return to an in-person event, even if last year’s virtual meeting was very successful. The symposium is preceded by a series of three film screenings to prepare the audience to the meetings wit...

It’s hard to get a group of Italians to agree on much of anything, says Chuck Ferraro, co-chair of the Italian-American Club of Greater Greenville’s event planning committee. He surveyed tables of chatting stragglers left from a monthly lunch at Bertolo’s Pizza on Pelham Road. “We need a megaphone,” Ferraro said. “They all want to talk. They all wa...

Pontormo, del Sarto, Foschi. One of these names is much less of a household name when it comes to 16th-century Italian art, but the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia aims to change that this January.  “Wealth and Beauty: Pier Francesco Foschi and Painting in Renaissance Florence,” organized by Nelda Damiano, the museum’s Pierre Dau...

The greatest published work by celebrated medieval Italian statesman, poet, linguist, and political theorist Dante Aligheri will be - appropriately - celebreted at the Crestview Public Library beginning in mid-February. A free exhibition of works taken from Dante's "Divine Comedy" will run Feb. 12 throush March 11. It is the second public exhibit o...

For the third year running, the Naples Seafood & Music Festival promises hot food and cool tunes. The Italian-American Club, 7035 Airport-Pulling Rd., again plays host to the festival, which is scheduled to run Feb. 4-6. General admission is free. Organizers say a variety of seafood entrees and vegetarian dishes will be available, along with a dive...

A fundraising event to help benefit the families affected by last weekend's devastating Western Kentucky tornado will take place at Frank & Dino's restaurant in Lexington on Sunday, Jan. 2. Complimentary food and drinks will be served between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the popular Italian eatery. WLKY reported Thursday that 16 people, down from a high o...

Attorney Antonietta Brancaccio is the new Italian Honorary Consul in Orlando, Florida, appointed by Consul General Cristiano Musillo with the approval of the Embassy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Department of State. The appointment ceremony took place on December 10, 2021 at 10:00 am at the newly opened Italian design room at the I...

Exhibition, up to April 30, 2022 - Tues–Sat 11am–4pm. Margulies Collection at the Warehouse - 591 NW 27th St -Miami, FL. Drawing on never before seen works from the private collection and new acquisitions, we will present the story of Italian artists who were subverting traditional methods of making art within the changing culture of Postwar Italy....

A pair of local organizations took home $5,000 each to get some economic plans off the ground at the annual Ten at the Top Celebrating Success event in Greenville on Nov. 18. The teams of Belton Mayor Eleanor Dorn and Belton Alliance representative Richard Dorn and the Italian-American Club of Greater Greenville each won the $5,000 Hughes Investmen...

In anticipation of Art Basel Miami and Miami Art Week 2021, Italian artist, Elidea will exhibit new works at her solo show titled, “COALESCE”. This exhibition will take place at Glassbox Ironside with an Opening Reception on Tuesday, November 30th from 5:00–10:00 p.m. RSVP is required.  Coalesce means, “come together and form one mass or whole.” To...