After the summer break, the evening openings of the Vatican Museums will continue until the end of October in the grandiloquent Vatican City exhibition, located in the heart of Rome.   Every Friday evening, from 07.00 pm, the Pio Clementino Museum, the Egyptian Museum, the Upper Galleries (Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps Galleries), the Raph...

This presentation uses Paolo Sorrentino's La grande bellezza (2013) and Rosi's Sacro Gra (2013) to frame a selective deconstruction of the Eternal City.   Paragraphs include Genius of Rome (broadly based on a long view of the city's primary logistics: place and time), Grand Narratives (focusing on an evolving Roman mythology driven by polari...

Una mostra subito, di alto valore scientifico. E un nuovo museo nel centro di Roma, in tempi non troppo lunghi. Certo più brevi dei quarant'anni passati dalla chiusura della Collezione Torlonia in via della Lungara. Dopo sei mesi di trattative, incontri intensi, a tratti difficili, rispunta la luce sulle 620 statue della più pregiata raccolta d'art...

Just north of the small Italian town of Bomarzo is a quiet park where sunlight filters through the canopies of trees and lands on moss-covered stone sculptures.   Many of these sculptures, however, are less than tranquil: There's a reason the place is called Parco dei Mostri, or the Park of the Monsters.   Read more   Source:&n...

The American Academy in Rome presented the winners at the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Rome Prize Ceremony, held at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City on April 16th.   The ceremony featured a presentation by artist Carrie Mae Weems, FAAR'06, which was followed by a discussion between Weems and Academy president Mark Robbins, FAAR'9...

I manoscritti di Dante Alighieri saranno presto accessibili a tutti. Le opere del padre della lingua italiana potranno essere sfogliate da chiunque e gratuitamente, senza dover ricevere permessi speciali come Robert Langdon, lo studioso protagonista de "Il codice da Vinci" e degli altri libri di Dan Brown.   Lo hanno annunciato la Biblioteca...

The name Italo Zanzi is as Italian as it gets.But AS Roma's CEO, installed at the end of 2012 by the club's American ownership to help finally transform it into a perennial Italian soccer power, is a 39-year-old American who's still working on his Italian. A former Major League Baseball executive and CONCACAF deputy general secretary, Zanzi was bo...

La VOCE di New York ha intervistato Luca Serianni, professore ordinario di Storia della lingua italiana all'università "La Sapienza" di Roma .   Serianni ha condotto indagini sulla storia linguistica italiana dal Medioevo a oggi, e sulla diffusione dell'italiano nel mondo. Socio dell'Accademia della Crusca e dell'Accademia dei Lincei, nel 20...

by Gina Mussio   Italy is on everyone's bucket list, but it's a long way for many to travel and the country is so jam-packed with spectacular sites and amazing things to do that choosing what to do in Italy on a two week vacation is nearly impossible.   Don't worry, we've got your back. We've combed through our extensive archives, tal...

by Claudia Astarita   Rome is getting ready to host the big international event, second only to Maker Faire in the US. There will be more than 600 stalls with more that 700 inventions carefully selected among the most brilliant ones.   Moreover, the whole 15.000 m² area will host workshops and seminars held by the most important speak...