September 9, 2017
The exhibition “The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and Seventeenth Century Florence” is currently on display at The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

May 11, 2017
11 May is the feast day of Sts Philip and James the Less.

November 26, 2016
Giovanni Bellini died on 26 November 1516 in Venice.

October 14, 2016
Painter Gentile da Fabriano passed away before 14 October 1427, when a document refers to him as dead.

August 12, 2016
After the sack of Rome of 1527, the Florentine overthrew to the ruling Medici family and established a short-lived Republic.

April 29, 2016
Venetian painter and draughtsman Giovanni Battista Piazzetta died on 29 April 1754.

March 26, 2016
On 26 March 1527, painter Giovanni di Niccoló Mansueti was no longer a member of the Scuola Grande della Misericordia, a Venetian lay confraternity.

January 14, 2016
Florentine artist Franciabigio died on 14 January, 1525 in his hometown at age 41.

August 16, 2015
The House of Gonzaga came to power on 16 August 1328, when Ludovico I (Luigi) Gonzaga seized power from the Bonacolsi Family.

July 16, 2015
Saint Clare of Assisi was born on 16 July 1194 (d. 12 August 1253, canonized 1255) in Assisi.

Officers & Contacts