May 26, 2022
Today is the feast day of the Ascension, marking the last appearance of Jesus on earth after his Resurrection at Easter.

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!

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 23, 2020
Sculptor Ottaviano Pannella was Born in Ascoli Piceno on 23 December 1635.

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

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