May 26, 2019
Vincenzo Danti, the author of the Trattato delle perfette proporzioni (1567) , died on May 26, 1576.

December 30, 2018
Galeazzo Alessi was born in 1512 and died on December 30, 1572.

January 20, 2018
On January 20, 1589, Stefano Amadei was born in Perugia, and he died on the same day in 1644.

December 11, 2017
Bernardino Pinturicchio Died on 11 December 1513 in Siena.

January 26, 2017
Bartolo di Fredi Cini died on 26 January 1410 in Siena.

October 30, 2016
Coins not the only Currency in Ancient Rome One of the reasons the currency of the Roman Empire was embossed and decorated with images of its leaders and culturally signigicant symbols and landmarks was, as today, to remind users that coins had exchange value because the rulers of the empire had decreed this fact to be so.

July 8, 2016
Painter Benedetto Bonfigli died on 8 July 1496 in Perugia.

November 11, 2015
Futurist painter Gerardo Dottori was born today, 11 November 1884, in Perugia.

August 19, 2015
After publishing its short list of 200 candidates on 8 July , the Italian ministry of culture has announced the appointments of twenty new museum directors for Italy’s most acclaimed museums in Caserta, Florence, Genoa, Mantua, Milan, Modena, Naples, Paestum, Perugia, Reggio Calabria, Rome, Taranto, Turin, Urbino, and Venice.

July 8, 2015
Ermanno Rivetti reports in the Art Newspaper on plans to hire new directors for 20 of Italy’s major art museums.

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