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March 25, 2020

While our galleries are closed, we want to use this moment of dislocation as an opportunity to bring people together through our shared interest and love for Italian art. Over the coming weeks, we will release new digitally formatted programs, highlighting uplifting, inspirational artworks and members of our creative community. 

March 21, 2020

Q&A with Victoria Surliuga, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, Italian Program Coordinator, and World Cinema Coordinator at Texas Tech University and Tenley Bick, 2019–20 Scholar-in-Residence at Magazzino Italian Art; Assistant Professor of Global Contemporary Art at Florida State University.

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As a precautionary measure during this time of increased vigilance, Magazzino Italian Art will be closing its galleries beginning on March 12, 2020 until further notice.

Leo Brisson | March 8, 2020

Inspired by the art that Leo Brisson, a local student at Ithaca High School saw at Magazzino Italian Art, this research paper examines the political, cultural, and artistic context guiding the Italian post-war conceptual art movement known as Arte Povera.

April 15, 2020

The Appraisers Association of America will present Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu, Co-founders of Magazzino Italian Art Foundation, with the 2020 Award for Excellence in the Arts at their 16th Annual Award Luncheon on April 15, 2020 in New York City. The keynote address will be given by renowned art historian and theoretician Germano Celant.

September 2019

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation announces key appointments of Dr. Tenley Bick as its Scholar-in-Residence, the first American to hold this position, and Dr. Melissa Dunn as the institution’s inaugural Research Center Coordinator. In their respective roles, Bick and Dunn will advance the museum’s commitment to enhancing the appreciation of Italian postwar and contemporary art and to creating new opportunities for scholarly research and critical assessment.

October 29, 2019

Congratulations to Nancy Olnick, one of the Co-founders of Magazzino Italina Art Foundation, who received the 2019 Trailblazer Award for Economic Development Leaders from the Putnam County Business Council on October 29, 2019!

November 16, 2019

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation is currently looking for non-professional dance enthusiasts from the Middle and Lower Hudson Valley to participate in the Marinella Senatore and The School of Narrative Dance Performance on November 16, 2019.

September 12, 2019

In Memoriam: Gianfranco Gorgoni (1941–2019)

It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gianfranco Gorgoni (Bomba 1941 – New York 2019), a renowned Italian photographer who was best known as a documentarian.

July 20, 2019

In Memoriam: Marisa Merz (1926–2019)