Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/13/2018 - 04:00
New rooms opening, a valuable collection finally on view, compelling exhibitions, and, alas, a price increase: here’s what’s new at the Uffizi for 2018. Let’s…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/22/2018 - 02:00
[Pictured above: the Farnese Bull, the largest single sculpture recovered from antiquity, part of the museum's Farnese Collection.] Italy’s most fascinating…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/07/2017 - 06:00
You may be puzzled to see a post dedicated to museums in Trentino-Alto Adige. After all, this is the Italian region most associated with mountains (hello,…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 09/26/2017 - 05:00
With paintings by Caravaggio, Raphael, and Titian, and sculptures by Bernini and Canova, among others, the Borghese Gallery in Rome houses one of the city’s…
Culture
by csabino | Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:57
Rome’s vast artistic heritage and Baroque splendor make it one of the most visited destinations in the world. In the last century the city’s house museums…
Culture
by csabino | Tue, 08/29/2017 - 05:52
Campania may be best known for its splendid Amalfi Coast resorts, archaeological sites like Pompeii and Herculaneum, and scrumptious rustic cooking, but it is…
Culture
by csabino | Thu, 08/03/2017 - 04:18
Venice is filled with palazzi—most famously the Doge’s palace—flanking the city’s numerous canals. While many of these palazzi are still in private hands, the…
Culture
by Luciana.Squadrilli | Tue, 06/27/2017 - 06:00
If you’ve already visited Palermo, then you’ll probably know the city’s main attractions worth to be admired both on the outside and the inside: the majestic…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/09/2017 - 04:00
[The Rape of Ganymede sculpture hanging in the Tribuna room inside Palazzo Grimani. Photo Credit: Jeff Hirsch.] Too often, tourists in Venice limit their…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 01/18/2017 - 00:00
[Photo: Galleria Corsini, Rome] Add two more palaces-museums to your already long list of things to see in Rome: Palazzo Barberini and Galleria Corsini, which…