June 3, 2021
Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ or Corpus Domini) celebrated in the Western Church since 1246 on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday .

May 23, 2021
The Feast Day of Pentecost is celebrated in the Western Church as the day when the Holy Spirit descended on Jesus’s disciples, giving them “tongues of fire” that enabled them to preach the gospel in multiple languages.

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.

April 27, 2019
Domenico Zampieri (1581–1641), although nicknamed Domenichino for his short stature, is remembered as a towering personality and leading proponent of Baroque classicism in Bologna and Rome.

November 17, 2018
The Illuminator and Painter Zanobi di Benedetto di Caroccio degli Strozzi Was Born in Florence on 17 November, 1412.

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

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