When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450, Chicago, IL  Save Venice Inc. and the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago are pleased to invite you for a lecture on restoring and preserving the incredibly vast Venetian art and architectural heritage.  Art historian Frede...

Veneto Governor Luca Zaia said Thursday that he would like to see limits set on the number of tourists who can enter Venice, with visitors having to book access in advance. "Regulation of Venice's tourism flows, decorum and security are not exactly the responsibility of the region, but I want to tell everyone that the regional administration is wil...

L’Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia lancia una call internazionale per selezionare il direttore di Science Gallery Venice, la prima sede italiana di un network internazionale di gallerie che coniugano scienza e arte, la cui apertura fisica nell’area portuale di San Basilio, nel cuore della città, è prevista nel 2019, ma le prime attività inizieranno g...

18th Century, Venice. Circling about the snaky, torch-lit alleyways of the ancient city are swarms of masked men and women. Before leaving the house, members of all social ranks change their names, leaving their titles and inhibitions at the door. Men dress as women, women as men, priests pursue prostitutes, married men and women meet with lovers i...

From February 3 through 21, Carnegie Hall will lead a New York City-wide festival, La Serenissima: Music and Arts from the Venetian Republic, saluting the stunning artistic legacy of the Venetian Republic, the independent, forward-thinking, and influential city-state that stood distinctly apart from Italy and the rest of Europe for a thousand years...

February 2 (Thursday) 5:30 pm. "La Serenissima": The Millenarian Venice A discussion with Jordi Savall. Moderated by Magdalena Baczewska. Jordi Savall is among the foremost performers of early music in the world today. Savall will speak about the myriad musical styles and influences at play throughout the thousand-year lifespan of the Venetian Repu...

Venice public works Superintendent Roberto Linetti on Tuesday said there is money to fund a 100-million-euro project to protect St. Mark's Square from flooding and that the project "will take place", according to Venice newspaper Nuova Venezia. It said the original project was developed in 2000 and would have to be updated and revised but could be...

The first evidence of glassmaking activities in Venice dates back to 982 A.D., but it was in 1200 that the glassworks first became concentrated in Murano, creating refined products that were far removed from the rougher items produced by other European manufacturers.

di Silvia De Bernardin   Sette voli giornalieri per un totale di circa 2000 posti e una competitività che passa soprattutto dal network su America Latina e Caraibi. È questo il piano d'attacco sull'Italia per il 2015, l'anno dell'Expo di Milano, di American Airlines.   La compagnia americana prepara una nuova offensiva sulla Penisola...

Author Susan Van Allen ("50 Places in Rome, Florence and Venice Every Woman Should Go"), moderates a panel of passionate experts who will share insider's info on Italy's Big Three. Featuring Joe Wolff, author of "Cafe Life: Florence", JoAnn Locktov, editor of "Dream of Venice", and Angela K. Nickerson, author of "Michelangelo's Rome".   Sund...