Following the success of the Raphael 500 exhibition, the Scuderie del Quirinale returns with a new show marking another important milestone: the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri. Titled Inferno and running from 15 October to 9 January 2022, the exhibition will comprise more than 200 artworks from over 80 museums, public collections...

In 1892, as Willard Fiske, Cornell’s first librarian, was restoring a spacious villa in the hills overlooking Florence, Italy, he bought a small book. It was more than 350 years old with a “sad” binding. He’d later confess that he bought it only because he thought it was unusual – and inexpensive. The book was a 1536 copy of the “Divine Comedy” by...

DANTE 700 is a series of online events, presented by The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis / St. Paul, celebrating Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) on the 700th anniversary of his death. Everyone is encouraged to register for all the three events. However, each event will be independent and will be accessible even without attending the others. From...

The IHCC-NY, Inc., joined by the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute and the Società Dante Alighieri NYC, Inc., is happy to present the following program to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death. For additional information about the lectures, please go to the Calandra website. Wednesday, October 20, 6:00 PM “'The Joy You Have b...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York will participate in the 21st week of the Italian language in the world from October 18-24, 2021. The title of this special week is “Dante, the Italian language” and ad-hoc events will be viewable on stanzeitaliane.it. On September 25, 2021, “The sound of Dante” – a project carried out by Mariateresa Sartor...

When: Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 7 pm - Where: Casa Belvedere – The Italian Cultural Foundation Homer, Dante and Shakespeare are considered giants of world literature. Of all three, however, Dante’s Divine Comedy is considered one of the greatest literary masterpieces of all time. In this lecture, Professor Louis Leonini will defend this critique as he ta...

The legacy of Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) was commemorated on September 14, the date in 1321 of his death, with two major events in New York, continuing the celebrations of Dante 700. The sun shone brightly on Dante’s image at Lincoln Center in New York City for the rededication of the conserved larger-than-life-sized bronze sculpture by Ettore Xim...

Nell’anniversario dantesco del 2021, 700 anni dalla morte di Dante, l’Associazione Passato e Futuro e il Museo del Bijou di Casalmaggiore (CR) aprono una mostra che unisce alla bellezza poetica l’arte (le “arti minori”) di artigiani italiani emigrati negli Stati Uniti. La mostra, che si inaugura il 24 settembre 2021 alle ore 18 con una conferenza d...

A new exhibition on the Ithaca campus celebrates the enduring legacy of the Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) and showcases one of the most significant collections on the writer in the United States. “Visions of Dante” opens Sept. 14 at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, timed to mark the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death. The exhibition...

When Dante Alighieri died 700 years ago, on Sept. 14, 1321, he had just put his final flourishes on the “Divine Comedy,” a monumental poem that would inspire readers for centuries. The “Divine Comedy” follows the journey of a pilgrim across the three realms of the Christian afterlife – hell, purgatory and paradise. There, he encounters a variety of...