September 14, 2015
Gianni Berengo Gardin’s series of photographs, “Monsters in Venice,” hauntingly captures the continuing confrontation between the tourist economy, as represented by huge cruise ships, and the protection of cultural patrimony.

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.

June 3, 2015
Interested in seeing another side of Florence?

September 3, 2014
A new HVAC system is scheduled to go online at the Sistine Chapel in October 2014.

August 9, 2014
The fight to stop large cruise ships from entering the Venetian lagoon ramped up in late July 2014 with calls from museum professionals and celebrities to ban “grandi navi” (large ships) from Venice.

March 4, 2014
NewYorker : A cartoon by Robert Mankoff .

November 25, 2013
The Art Newspaper has published a follow-up report to the ongoing crisis with large cruise ships threatening Venice.

November 10, 2013
As of today, the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence will be open only to pedestrians and cyclists.

October 27, 2013
Anna Somers Cocks asks in the Art Newspaper : “Who’s in Charge of Venice?” and argues that changes must be made to save La Serenissima.

September 8, 2013
3 Quiet Museums in Rome

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