Thursday October 3. 6:30 pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli - Marimò, 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Organized by Prof. Alison Cornish, "Dante and..." is a series of lectures that focus on Dante's relevance in today's world. In ENGLISH. Admission: free; Member seat reservation is exclusively for Casa Italiana members. General RSVP is for the general publ...

The endless attention given its worst day–the 1990 robbery which saw a pair of thieves disguised as police officers steal 13 works of art including those by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Manet and Degas, to this day the most expensive property theft in history–makes it easy to forget that the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston still exhibits great art...

Even before she had a museum, Isabella Stewart Gardner had a Botticelli — the first painting by the late 15th-century Italian artist to enter this country. It wasn’t one of the ravishing masterpieces casual art lovers are familiar with: “Primavera” or “The Birth of Venus” — those magnificent large-scale paintings that lure thousands of visitors to...

February 14 - May 19, 2019. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Hostetter Gallery. 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115. Legendary painter Sandro Botticelli transformed ancient stories of lust, betrayal, and violence into Renaissance parables. In 1894, Isabella Stewart Gardner bought the Story of Lucretia, bringing the first Botticelli to America. Heroines...