On the 500th anniversary of Raphael Sanzio's death, on February 16 the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington D.C. inaugurated “Raphael and his circle”, an exhibition with drawings by Raphael and his most distinguished pupils – Giulio Romano, Perino del Vaga and Polidoro da Caravaggio – and some of the best engravings by the main interpreters...

Vico Magistretti was one of the most prolific industrial designers of his generation. His pieces, from lamps to chairs, to sofas and kitchens, grace homes and offices around the world. And he was not just a designer, but also a highly influential architect and a generous teacher. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Magistretti’s birth, and...

Florence is home to great masters of Italian Renaissance art such as Botticelli, Donatello, Leonardo and Michelangelo but few people know that the city nourished women artists as well. Through the joint efforts of Italian museums such as the Uffizi and the US organization Advancing Women Artists, these often-forgotten women are now being rediscover...

È stata l’ultima mossa politico-diplomatica del Governo italiano per chiedere all'amministrazione Usa lo stralcio di alcuni prodotti italiani (a cominciare dal vino e dai formaggi) che stanno per essere inseriti nella nuova black list dei dazi Usa che penalizzeranno i prodotti europei a seguito della sentenza Wto sui sussidi di stato al consorzio A...

Tuesday February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008. Dress code: sparkling! Join us for an evening of luminous elegance as we explore the art of Italian fine jeweler Lucia Odescalchi. In conversation with Ilene Gutman, Deputy Director at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Lucia will let us e...

On the occasion of Remembrance Day, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture presented an event dedicated to Italian writers who witnessed the Holocaust, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The initiative is part of the numerous...

Si è svolta presso la sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, negli Stati Uniti, la prima riunione semestrale dell'Osservatorio Nazionale della Lingua Italiana, organismo che riunisce i principali protagonisti attivi nella promozione della lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti. Presenti alla riunione i Consoli Generali, i Dirigenti degli Uffici Ist...

Sono oltre 7.000 le visualizzazioni raggiunte in poche settimane dal video "Gli USA parlano italiano", con il quale l'Ambasciata Italiana a Washington ha reso preziosa testimonianza dell'attuale fermento che vi è negli Stati Uniti per la lingua e cultura italiana. Il fermento per il Belpaese si traduce in 220.000 americani che studiano la lingua it...

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest in international art cinema, a master of memory, dreams, fantasy and desire: Federico Fellini. Our year-long celebration of his genius starts with this musical tribute by one of the greatest pianist of the Italian jazz scene: Enrico Pieranunzi. For this debut in Washington DC of F...

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC (USHMM), invite you to an evening remembering Italian mothers and daughters of the Holocaust. Although the Holocaust has been widely studied,...