When: Tue, 10/11/2022 - 7:30pm - Where: Casa Italiana Zerilli - Marimò He walked and walked, coming to farms and villages, continuing on without stopping to ask their names. Anyone who spotted a weed in a neglected field—a nice wild sorrel, say—and wanted to know whether it had come from a seed that had sprouted in the field, was blown in by the wi...

August always brings the longed-for vacations, at least in Italy. Among the various pleasures rediscovered by Italians because of (therefore, thanks to) the anti–Covid19 restrictions there is that of holidays at home, looking for savings but also for undervalued places, that may be meccas for foreign tourists but to us aren't that appealing as a tr...

"Do not call me master, for heaven’s sake,” says Ferdinando Scianna, welcoming me inside his studio, a cosy ground-floor space in the centre of Milan. “I do not teach anything to anyone. Come in, take a seat.” Scianna has just turned 79. Photography, for him, was an obsession that lasted 60 years. “And it is over today,” he declares. He has not tak...

The Rochester Art Center (30 Civic Center Drive SE, STE 120 Rochester, MN) in partnership with the Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul presents a solo exhibition of photographs and interviews created by Italian artist Melissa Ianniello (b. 1991, Naples, Italy). August 3, 2022 - January 29, 2023 Produced over the last four years, and sta...

The National Italian American Foundation is now accepting submissions for our Annual NIAF Photo Contest. The Theme: Tanti Auguri! NIAF’s photo contest turns ten this year! In honor of our tenth birthday, we are calling for submissions that capture celebratory moments. In the Italian language Tanti Auguri has versatile meanings. The phrase is common...

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of renowned Italian soprano Renata Tebaldi, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, in collaboration with the Renata Tebaldi Museum and the Renata Tebaldi Foundation Museum, presents a special retrospective exhibition on this opera deity. Inside the halls of the Italian Cultural Institute on Par...

From north to south, Italy is full of breathtaking landscapes. From the crystal-clear shores of Lake Braies in Trentino-Alto Adige to the great beauty of the eternal city: Rome.  Each of the twenty regions into which the Italian state is divided offers incredible places, breathtaking views to admire with enchantment and with camera (or smartphone)...

Damn Mattatuck Museum, you are shooting through my heart with one of your latest exhibits. I am of Italian-American descent. My great-grandmother and great grandfather were both born in Avellino, Italy and immigrated to Waterbury, Connecticut around 1900. There's a new exhibit - The Immigrant Suitcase Project: Italians of Waterbury on view in the H...

Ron Galella, a paparazzo famous for a windswept candid shot of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and a literal sparring partner to Richard Burton and Marlon Brando, died Saturday at his home in Montville at the age of 91. His pictures have graced the walls of MoMA and the Tate in London.  His book "Disco Years," which documented the celebrity culture at New...

May 6 – June 26, 2022 - Vermont Center for Photography, 10 Green Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Opening Reception: Fri, May 6th – 5 to 7pm. Artist Talk: Sun, June 26th – 6 to 7pm (This will be a hybrid in-person and online talk for those wishing to join remotely!). From the Artist: In late September 2019, I took a three-week pilgrimage to Sicily, i...