by Claudia Astarita   From 15 February until 4 March, this beautiful Italian city will be transformed into a sea of masquerades and celebrations, welcoming 2014 Carnival. This year, this amazing event explores connections between people and the environment, as well as the way in which the mysteries of nature can be told through fairy tales....

The Annual General Meeting of the Boston Chapter of Save Venice is scheduled for Tuesday, September 30th at 7:00 pm at the Chilton Club, 287 Dartmouth Street, Boston.   A reception will precede the Business Meeting at 6:30 pm. Following the Business Meeting, Dial Parrott will present a short lecture on "Venice: The Vanguard State." The Busin...

by Hugo Mc Cafferty   If you want to spend All Souls' Day among the dead, there is nowhere better to do so than Italy. With such a complex and rich spiritual history, it is no wonder that Italy is home to some of the world's most hauntingly beautiful cemeteries. Here are 10 to visit on All Souls' Day.   English Cemetery, Florence...

There's something about Venice. It just never gets old. Before experiencing this fairytale-like city on the lagoon for the first time, you may believe (like I myself once did) that visiting Venice is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion to tick off your bucket list. However, the city often enchants upon arrival and will have you planning your next visit b...

Dopo il grande successo di pubblico e critica, la mostra Carlo Scarpa. Venini 1932 – 1947 a cura di Marino Barovier si trasferisce al Metropolitan Museum of Art di New York, e con il nuovo titolo di Venetian Glass by Carlo Scarpa: The Venini Company, 1932 – 1947, che rimarrà aperta al pubblico dal 5 novembre 2013 al 2 marzo 2014.   La mostra...

Carnevale returns with fun for all ages, music performances, shows, Venetian mystery masquerade photography and of course dress up, all with no charge. The Long Beach Carnevale is a masquerade in the true fashion of the carnival of Venice Italy. As the main focus is the many elaborate masked costumes that people show off with as well as the c...

by Mark Harden The Denver Art Museum said Tuesday it will host an exhibition of Renaissance art masterpieces from Venice, Italy, opening in October. It's the latest in a string of blockbuster exhibitions for the museum, including its three-part show of impressionist works in 2013-14 and its recent displays of Cartier jewelry and the works of...

by David H. Thorne   Thank you, Richard. I am very pleased to be here today at what is widely considered the world's premier art fair.   For years, the Venice Biennale has attracted the most exciting artists of their time. For all participating countries, the Biennale is an opportunity to showcase the creativity and innovation of thei...

A Charleston group working for tighter rules regulating the cruise industry is forming a coalition with similar groups in Venice, Italy, and Key West, Fla. The idea is to make sure there are adequate regulations in place to protect the historic character of smaller port cities worldwide. Carrie Agnew with Charleston Communities for Cruise Con...

No need to board a plane for Italy's Venezia: Italia in Ohio is bringing Carnevale to Columbus on Sunday March 2, 2014.   Carnevale, the Italian pre-Lent festival of food and frivolity, is a tradition dating back a millennium and includes parties, music, exquisite Venetian cooking, and above all the masked balls. This year the Refectory Rest...