The museum was happy to host researcher and photographer Valerio Geraci originally from Palermo, Italy, now residing in Paris, France. Valerio arrived in America and began his travels through the south documenting Italian communities for his book, starting in Little Italy, AR and then from Tontitown he journeyed to Lake Village, AR and onwards out...

Karen McWhorter, the Collier-Read director of Curatorial, Education, and Museum Services at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, walked into the center’s temporary photography exhibit space. “We'll walk through and check out a couple of these. Some are printed in larger format on metal,” McWhorter said as she started a quick tour of the newest phot...

May 24 - August 24, 2023. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington DC 20008. RSVP HERE. The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, invites you to attend “UNESCO Italy. Photographs”, an exhibition dedicated to the Italian sites most recently added to the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The...

Renowned Associated Press photojournalist Elise Amendola — a determined, joyous and patient journalist who masterfully photographed pivotal global news and sporting events spanning decades — has died. She was 70. Amendola, who recently retired from the AP, died Thursday at her home in North Andover, Massachusetts, after a 13-year battle with ovaria...

Join the the Embassy of Italy for EU Open House on Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and discover the European chanceries around Washington DC. Explore the fascinating world of Italy’s palaces, museums, and other extraordinary places through the “Massimo Listri: Italian Wonder” photo exhibition, co-organized by the Italian Cultural...

A village on the Italian island of Sicily has gone viral over its unique shape. The small town of Centuripe is known for its wealth of Roman ruins and rare ancient sculptures, but a drone shot from the air has uncovered its rare shape – an uncanny resemblance to a person with arms stretched out. Photographer and drone pilot Pio Andrea Peri noticed...

For centuries, Italian cowboys — i butteri as they are called — have raised horses and herded cattle through regions of the southern European nation. There are many parallels one can draw from their culture and lifestyle with western American cowboys, but for a couple significant differences; these cowboys have more than 2,500 years of history in t...

The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia in May will observe a nine-day celebration dedicated to the theme of “sustainability.” In keeping with the theme, the celebration includes an exhibit of nature photographs by Flavia Loreto. The photos in the exhibition were captured in the woodlands of the mid-Atlantic region. An exhibit opening and re...

Situated midway between Africa and Europe, Sicily is an island of extremes. Earthquake tremors, incandescent volcanos, and three sparkling seas vie for supremacy over its rugged terrain, a testament to the indomitable force of nature and our impotence in its shadow. Look beyond Sicily’s staggering landscape, look closer, and you’ll come across a mo...

Franco Rubini put his hands over his ears in order to describe his experience at Sunday’s NASCAR event in Richmond. “Very loud!” he said. “Good people watching.” Rubini, a photographer from Este, a northern Italian town that is one of Fredericksburg’s sister cities, is spending most of April in the Fredericksburg area hoping to experience and captu...