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Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World at the National Gallery of Art

Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World at the National Gallery of Art

An unprecedented exhibition of some 50 rare bronze sculptures and related works from the Hellenistic period is on view in Washington, D.C. at the National Gallery of Art from December 13, 2015, through March 20, 2016.  Previously at the Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture...
Italian Republic Day Message from Italian Amb Claudio Bisogniero

Italian Republic Day Message from Italian Amb Claudio Bisogniero

Dear fellow Italians, Today, June 2nd, 2015 we celebrate the 69th anniversary of the Founding of the Italian Republic. This is also the first time that our new Head of State, Sergio Mattarella, celebrates this special day. We recognize, in particular, the core values at the base of our unity: freedom, democracy, equality, and peaceful...
Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence

Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence

The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented of paintings by the imaginative Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo (1462–1522) premieres at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, this Sunday, February 1 through May 3, 2015. Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence will showcase some 44 of the artist’s most compelling works....
Lido Civic Club of Washington DC to Host Annual Past Presidents Night, November 22, 2014

Lido Civic Club of Washington DC to Host Annual Past Presidents Night, November 22, 2014

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC will honor their Woman and Man of the Year for 2015. They are Gracia Martore, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gannett Co., Inc. and Joseph A. Martore, President & Chief Executive Officer of CALIBRE Systems Inc. The Lido Civic Club will also honor Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General...
Titian's Danaë in Washington inaugurates Italy's Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Titian’s Danaë in Washington inaugurates Italy’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The Danaë (1544-45) by Titian, one of the masterpieces that best represents the Italian Renaissance, marked the inauguration today, in the nation’s capital, of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Representatives of the U.S. administration, members of the diplomatic corps, and the press gathered at the National Gallery of Art, where...
Titian's Danaë in DC to Celebrate Italian Presidency of EU Council

Titian’s Danaë in DC to Celebrate Italian Presidency of EU Council

To celebrate the commencement of Italy’s presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), the Italian government is bringing to Washington’s National Gallery of Art, one of the most sensual paintings of the Italian Renaissance—Titian’s Danaë (1544–1545). “We are very pleased to continue our excellent cooperation with a prestigious institution such as the National...
Messaggio dell'Ambasciatore Claudio Bisogniero ai connazionali in occasione del 2 Giugno 2014

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore Claudio Bisogniero ai connazionali in occasione del 2 Giugno 2014

Cari Connazionali, quella del 2 giugno è la più importante ricorrenza istituzionale del nostro Paese perché in questa data celebriamo la fondazione stessa della Repubblica, basata sui valori della libertà, della democrazia, dell’uguaglianza e della pacifica convivenza tra i popoli. Proprio quei valori, quindi, che ci uniscono profondamente al grande Paese che ci ospita, gli...
Maria Bartiromo, Winner Urbino Press Award 2014

Maria Bartiromo, Winner Urbino Press Award 2014

Maria Bartiromo, one of the nation’s most noted financial journalists, is the winner of the 2014 Urbino Press Award. Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero will formally make the announcement on April 15, 2014, at the Italian Embassy where Bartiromo will give an acceptance speech. Bartiromo is currently the business news anchor and global editor for Fox...
Italian Amb. Claudio Bisogniero launches new ItalyinUS.org

Italian Amb. Claudio Bisogniero launches new ItalyinUS.org

Italian culture in the U.S. has a new online platform: the website www.italyinus.org, the cultural portal of Italy’s diplomatic network in the United States. Simple to use and with all the information you need, the new site is your guide to the hundreds of cultural events organized or supported by the Italian Embassy in Washington,...
Digital Diplomacy at Italian Embassy in Washington

Digital Diplomacy at Italian Embassy in Washington

Digital diplomacy was the topic of discussion at the Italian Embassy in Washington this evening.  This was the third event hosted by Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, who has been bringing experts together to discuss and analyze how global interconnectivity and the real-time information cycle are transforming the  way citizens and government interact. Among the panelists this...
Festa della Repubblica Commemorated at Holy Rosary Church

Festa della Repubblica Commemorated at Holy Rosary Church

Italy’s Festa della Repubblica was commemorated Sunday in Washington, DC at a mass held at Holy Rosary Church, the Italian National Parish. Members of the Italian Diplomatic Corps joined parishioners at the Italian mass con-celebrated by Fr. Lydio Tomasi and Fr. Claudio Holzer. Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero gave some brief remarks praising the contributions of...
Monumental Statue Boxer at Rest on Special Loan to Metropolitan Museum

Monumental Statue Boxer at Rest on Special Loan to Metropolitan Museum

The celebrated over-life-size bronze statue Boxer at Rest—an exceptionally realistic ancient Greek sculpture created between the late fourth and the second century B.C., on loan from the Museo Nazionale Romano – Palazzo Massimo alle Terme—will be shown outside Europe for the first time in The Boxer: An Ancient Masterpiece, a special presentation at The Metropolitan...