All eyes on Artemisia: BBC Documentary with Michael Palin + conference in Florence

We at ArtViva have been all about Artemisia Gentileschi of late. ArtViva has been working with the BBC on their production of a documentary featuring Michael Palin. We are also proudly sponsoring a conference and its filming on this acclaimed Italian Baroque painter, as a gift from ArtViva to support world-class research on Artemisia Gentileschi. […]

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MILAN EXPO 2015

World's Fair Milan 2015

The Milan Expo is set to open on 1st May 2015. But what exactly is the World Expo? Known also as the World Exposition, World Fair or Universal Exposition, it is a tradition that dates back to 1844 when Paris held a national fair, the French Industrial Exposition. This then grew into first a European […]

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Easter Foods in Italy

Each holiday in Italy is marked by special foods enjoyed as part of the celebrations. Easter in Italy is no different. In the lead-up to Easter, the locals head to their local grocer, baker, butcher and the enotecca – wine shop – to find the best ingredients to go into their recipes… and their bellies. […]

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Easter in Italy

Easter in Italy Easter in Italy is traditionally celebrated like most major holidays – with historic traditions, masses, and with delicious traditional foods. If you’re visiting Italy over the Easter period, you may be interested in some of the great number of Easter events taking place around Italy to celebrate this special holiday in Italy […]

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