Nowadays Verrocchio is not one of the artists that first come to mind when the subject is the Italian Renaissance. However, when one realizes that Leonardo da Vinci — the “Renaissance Man” himself! — was his pupil and assistant for 10 years, curiosity arises and warrants further exploring Verrocchio’s own legacy. Contemporary documents and sources...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C., in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, cordially invites you to the opening of “Icons”, an exhibition by photographer Guido Harari on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Guido Harari has met and photographed the greatest music legends: B.B. King, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Patti...

Maserati was awarded the coveted "Best Luxury Vehicle" honor by the Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) in the District of Columbia, for the Maserati Quattroporte GTS. The prize was bestowed after careful evaluation of criteria by Washington, D.C. area journalists including on-road test drives of the V8-powered, 523-horsepower executive...

Il video è stato proiettato nel corso della giornata di formazione realizzata presso l'Ambasciata italiana, a cui hanno partecipato le insegnanti dell'American Associtation of Teachers of Italian (AATI) presenti a Washington per partecipare alla Convention annuale di ACTFL (American Council on the teaching of Foreign Languages). "La promozione dell...

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a Christmas Eve tradition with roots in Italy that marks the holiday with a bounty of seafood. While the feast typically takes place on December 24, restaurants around DC are offering special menus before and after the holiday. All-Purpose Pizzeria  79 Potomac Ave., SE. Head to the Navy Yard location for a six-cours...

È disponibile ora il bando di concorso per l’assegnazione della borsa di studio dedicata alle persone sorde, valida per l’Anno Accademico 2020/2021, “Fulbright-Roberto Wirth Fund Scholarship at Gallaudet University”, che porterà il vincitore all’Università di Washington D.C., negli Stati Uniti, il primo ateneo al mondo accessibile a studenti sordi...

"War&Art. WWI USA in ITALY", la mostra inaugurata al Pentagono nel 2017 con i materiali fotografici del Fondo "Luigi Marzocchi" conservato presso il Museo della Battaglia di Vittorio Veneto, ha riscosso oltreoceano apprezzamenti andati oltre le più rosee aspettative. Un allestimento che, nonostante il trascorrere dei mesi, continua a suscitare inte...

After a piano rehearsal, two orchestra sessions and one concert performance together, soprano Christine Goerke gushed with praise for Gianandrea Noseda. "He doesn't just use his hands and his arms. He conducts with his entire body," she said. "And it is amazing, because when you see that kind of energetic physicality, there is no mistaking what he...

This workshop will be offering engineers and industry leaders an opportunity to debate on the future of advanced manufacturing. The current Technology Transition, driven by digital transformation, will have a dramatic impact in almost all industrial fields, from the automotive to the naval sector, from traditional to additive manufacturing.  In the...

Washington November 22, 2019. The Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Armando Varricchio opened yesterday the annual event organized by the Defense Attaché, Gen. Stefano Cont, in honor of the wounded Italian and American warriors. The event, held in the presence of the Assistant Secretary for International Security at the Pentagon, Catherine...