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 .

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 .

January 2, 2019
Italian Art Exhibitions in 2019

May 31, 2018
Venetian painter Jacopo Tintoretto died on 31 May 1594 in his native city.

August 16, 2017
Today, 16 August, is the Feast Day of San Rocco, also known as Saint Roch, the ‘plague saint’.

June 24, 2017
24 June is the feast day of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist.

January 21, 2017
21 January is the feast day of Saint Agnes (c. 291 – c. 304) in the Roman Catholic Church and has been venerated since the fourth century.

April 25, 2016
25 April marks the feast day of Saint Mark , one of the four Evangelists.

January 15, 2016
Antiquarian, theorist and biographer Giovanni Pietro Bellori was born on 15 January 1613 in Rome.

October 14, 2015
Iacopo di Antonio Negretti, known better as Jacopo Palma il Giovane  or simply Palma Giovane, died on 14 October 1628.

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