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Accademia in Florence

Inside the Accademia Gallery in Florence

On my first visit to Florence a few years ago, I rushed into the Accademia Gallery with one purpose in mind, to see the original marble sculpture of...
Orsanmichele a trip into the past

Orsanmichele, a trip into the past

One of my favorite places in Florence is Orsanmichele. During a recent trip to Florence, as I was walking down Via Calzaiuoli, I was delighted to...
Villa Giulia's Nymphaeum Has Been Restored By Some Mysterious Donors

Villa Giulia's Nymphaeum Has Been Restored By Some Mysterious Donors

A group of mysterious benefactors have helped the restoration of a part of the 16th-century Villa Giulia that formerly attracted the likes of Giorgio...
Spring Days organized by FAI in March

Spring Days organized by FAI in March

It is a weekend like no other. It is instantly recognizable: hundreds of thousands of people leave their homes and explore Italy, discovering new and...
Almost 20% of Italy's Artistic Heritage is at risk of Landslide

Almost 20% of Italy's Artistic Heritage is at risk of Landslide

As reported by Italian Press Agency ANSA, almost 20% of Italy's artistic heritage is at risk for being damaged by landslides. The news came up in a a...
Strolling into 2016: Lecce, Bursting with Baroque!

Strolling into 2016: Lecce, Bursting with Baroque!

Lecce is often called the “Florence of the South” but it is so much more! It’s sophisticated, it’s cosmopolitan, it’s stylish, it’s cultured, it’s...
Italian museums set a record of 43 million visitors in 2015

Italian museums set a record of 43 million visitors in 2015

Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said Wednesday that 2015 was a record year for Italy's museums after they attracted 43 million visitors and...
Arts exhibitions in Italy

Italy's Art Season Kicks Off With Exhibitions Around The Country

The new year will host art exhibitions attracting a wider public to art shows - from the absolute masterpieces of Piero della Francesca to symbolism...
Being Leonardo da Vinci - An Impossible Interview

Being Leonardo da Vinci - An Impossible Interview

On December 17, 2015 at 8 p.m. at A.C.T.’s Strand Theater ( 1127 Market Street, San Francisco), th e show is Leonardo’s true life portrayed on stage...
Cupola of Rome’s Saints Luke and Martina church restored

The Cupola of Saints Luke and Martina church restored

Visitors in Rome can now admire the newly restored cupola of the church of Saints Luke and Martina designed by Baroque master Pietro da Cadorna...

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