April 18, 2022
The Monday following Easter Sunday is a religious holiday in Italy.

April 17, 2022
Happy Easter (Buona Pasqua) from the Italian Art Society!

April 15, 2022
Today is Good Friday, the anniversary of Jesus’ death on the cross.

April 14, 2022
Today is Holy, or Maundy, Thursday, when Jesus washed his disciples’ feet in an act of humility that is seen as a reminder of the cleansing waters of Baptism and a foreshadowing of the purification brought by the Crucifixion .

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March 20, 2022
Happy First Day of Spring!

February 14, 2022
Call for Contributors: The Italian Art Society Seeks Staff Blog Writers

The Italian Art Society’s IASblog seeks applications for staff writers to contribute regular features for the 2019-2020 term.

April 1, 2021
Caravaggio’s Denial of St. Peter commemorates the dramatic predawn Holy Friday event of the apostle’s denial of Jesus.

March 28, 2021
Today is Palm Sunday, or Passion Sunday, when Western Christians celebrate Jesus’ Entry into Jerusalem.

December 2, 2020
Leading Designer Achille Castiglioni Died in Milan on 2 December 2002.

January 10, 2020
CFA: Raubkunst at the Ringling: A Catalogue in Absentia

A researcher and writer is being sought to investigate the provenance of a quartet of quirkily shaped, sized, and framed 18th Century oil paintings associated with the work of Venetian artist Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1682-1754).

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