April 4, 2021
Happy Easter (Buona Pasqua) from the Italian Art Society!

April 2, 2021
Today is Good Friday, the anniversary of Jesus’ death on the cross.

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

April 1, 2021
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 .

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

September 26, 2018
Antonio Barluzzi, known as the “Architect of the Holy Land,” was born on 26 September in Rome in 1884.

August 15, 2018
August 15th is the Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin.

June 21, 2018
Sebastiano del Piombo died on 21 June 1547 in Rome.

June 13, 2018
Today is the Feast Day of St. Anthony of Padua , who died on 13 June 1231.

April 19, 2018
Paolo Caliari, known as Veronese after his birthplace, died on 19 April 1588 in Venice, where he spent the majority of his career.

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