According to the data collected by Istat in 2019, there are over 4,800 museums in Italy. This number includes galleries, archaeological areas, ecomuseums, and monuments. It may not come as much of a surprise, considering the wealth of Italy’s artistic heritage. This is spread throughout the Italian territory: one municipality out of three has at le...

‘Italia Inclusiva’ is a project of the Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation that aims to promote the Italian third sector abroad, through the creation of video-photographic projects highlighting the work of six Italian non-profit associations. The Third Sector in Italy is dynamic and extremely varied, with hundreds...

Cinema Italian Style is known for being a dynamic film festival showcasing the top new Italian films from emerging filmmakers and seasoned masters alike. Seven narrative feature films—including dramas, comedies, and a mystery— were screened at this year’s festival, highlighting the extraordinary talent of Italy’s greatest actors. Cinema Italian Sty...

ITsART, an innovative streaming platform dubbed the ‘Netflix of Italian Culture,’ was rolled out across 26 European countries on Tuesday, with plans to expand into the U.S. and China next year. Commissioned by Italy’s culture ministry, ITsART is an ad-supported and transactional-VOD service touted as the first streamer of its kind globally. It curr...

Prisoners in Italy will be able to work in museums under an agreement signed by the country's culture and justice ministries, reports news agency ANSA. The new system will see around 100 prisoners carry out public utility works in 52 cultural institutions including the Royal Palace of Caserta, the Pinacoteca di Bologna and the Palazzo Ducale in Man...

23 cities have presented their candidacy dossier for the Italian Capital of Culture 2024, including title, cultural project, body responsible for the project, evaluation of economic and financial sustainability and objectives pursued. The candidacies will be evaluated by a commission composed of 7 experts from the world of culture, arts, territoria...

Italy's streaming platform ITsART - known as the 'Netflix of Italian Culture' - is set to roll out across Europe in October before becoming available to viewers in the US next year. ITsART gives online access to Italian culture - both free and paid - ranging from art and music to dance and theatre, and is commissioned by Italy's culture ministry. "...

On September 14th 2021. The IACCSE will present “Italian Grapes in Miami” a new event format that will give to Italian boutique wineries the opportunity to present their labels to a selected panel of South Florida’s wine experts and buyers. The day will be divided in two sessions: the first one is dedicated to those wines already distributed in Flo...

Rome celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Italian painter and Futurist master Giacomo Balla by opening his former home to the public for the first time. Casa Balla, the painter's kaleidoscopic vision of art and colour on Via Oslavia, finally comes to light after being closed for 30 years. Its opening is thanks to a collaboration bet...

Italy will launch ITsART - an ambitious streaming project known as the 'Netflix of Italian Culture' - on 31 May. The online platform will give access to Italian culture - both free and paid - ranging from art and music to dance and theatre, commissioned by Italy's culture ministry. The project's "virtual stage" will offer "Italian entertainment and...