UNESCO - Italy's Endangered World Heritage Sites Featured at arte italia
Posted September 13, 2013 at 04:00 PM by Erin Fockler
In celebration of 2013: The Year of Italian Culture in the United States, arte italia is pleased to host UNESCO Italia, a photographic exhibition featuring Italy's archaeological, artistic, and architectural treasures.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated and preserved 981 World Heritage sites for cultural, historical, and creative importance, and of those, 49 are located in Italy--more than any other single country in the world.
"Italy's treasures come alive in these photographs!" said Kristen Avansino, President of arte italia. "Showcasing these iconic images reveals the wealth and beauty located in this small country."
Beginning with the inclusion of the ancient rock drawings of Lombardia's Valcamonica in 1979, UNESCO Italia represents a diverse cross-section of compelling photographs that capture Italy's endangered sites in a modern and vibrant fashion. From the extraordinary landscape of the Dolomites to the celebrated monuments of Rome's historic center, these works reveal centuries of environmental changes and expose an intimacy with Italy that can only be...
arte italia Features Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, and Other Italian Americans in One-of-a-Kind Baseball Exhibition
Posted December 7, 2012 at 04:00 PM by Erin Fockler
Italian Americans at Bat: From Sand Lots to the Major Leagues, a documentary exhibition celebrating many of the most memorable names in baseball, will be on display at arte italia January 17 through May 19, 2013.
A lasting impact has been made by Italian Americans on the sport, but equally important is the extent to which baseball contributed to the Americanization of Italians. Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Phil Rizzuto, Tony Lazzeri, Tommy Lasorda, Joe Torre, and Tony LaRussa prevailed...
arte italia Exhibits Work of Renowned Abstract Expressionist John Grillo
Posted March 14, 2012 at 04:00 PM by Erin Fockler
arte italia, Nevada's Premier Italian Cultural Arts Center, is currently featuring celebrated Italian-American abstract artist John Grillo in an exhibition entitled John Grillo: The Birth of Abstract Expressionism, on display in the Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci Galleries March 1 - May 6, 2012.
Once called the Renior of Abstract Expressionism, Grillo found inspiration from Miró...
arte italia Announces BEAUTY AND THE BEASTS Promotion with the Nevada Wolf Pack Football Team
Posted October 5, 2011 at 12:00 AM by Annie Turner
arte italia today announced it will give away free tickets to Wolf Pack home football games in conjunction with the arrival of Titian’s Renaissance masterpiece La Bella: Woman in a Blue Dress.
The Beauty and the Beasts promotion allows guests who visit arte italia’s educational art exhibition, Titian's Venice, the opportunity...
arte italia Secures Second Renaissance Masterpiece Titian's La Bella
Posted August 16, 2011 at 04:00 PM by Annie Turner
Through its relationship with New York-based Foundation for Italian Art & Culture, arte italia announced today the unveiling of Titian's La Bella: Woman in a Blue Dress (1536). The Venetian-born painter's exquisite portrait will be displayed in the E. L. Wiegand Gallery at the Nevada Museum of Art from September 24 through November 20, 2011.
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arte italia to present Raphael: The Woman with a Veil
Posted September 8, 2009 at 04:00 PM by Annie Turner
Through its relationship with New York-based Foundation for Italian Art & Culture, announced today it will present a once-in-a-lifetime viewing of Raphael's masterpiece painting La Velata (The Woman with a Veil) in the E. L. Wiegand Gallery at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, NV from January 9 through March 21, 2010.
Founded in Reno, NV and operated by the E. L. Wiegand Foundation, Arte...