What is the excuse for charging people for something that was free for 1,900 years?
Coming Soon: Direct Train From Rome to Pompeii
Italy hopes to boost tourism to the ancient site with a $38 million high-speed rail.
Climate Activists Dye Famous Roman Fountain Water Black
Activists said fountains are symbolic “of the refreshment offered by the water and, on the other, of the danger it can represent.”
Life-Size Hercules Statue Unearthed From Roman Sewer
The statue could be a likeness of Trajan Decius, emperor of the Roman Empire from 249 to 251 CE.
Vatican to Return Its Parthenon Marbles Fragments to Greece
Pope Francis called the works’ repatriation a “donation.”
Disgruntled American Tourist Smashes Roman Busts at the Vatican
The 65-year-old man was reportedly angry that he was not granted a meeting with the Pope.
Tucked Away in LA For Decades, 2,000-Year-Old Roman Mosaic Returns to Italy
An art attorney contacted the FBI on behalf of an anonymous client who was in possession of a mosaic of Medusa.
Your Prayers Have Been Answered: The Vatican Will Launch NFTs
The initiative will put the Vatican Museum’s masterpieces on the blockchain.
Rome’s New Cooking Museum Invites Visitors to Feast With Their Eyes
The oldest mass-printed cookbook, 500-year-old recipes from a pope’s private chef, and varied displays of chocolate molds will go on view in May.
Shot in Rome During Lockdown, Zeros and Ones is a Different Pandemic Thriller
Featuring Ethan Hawke in a dual role as twin brothers on opposite sides of a brewing war, Abel Ferrara’s new film evokes the paranoia of modern information overload.
Live in Rome and Pursue Your MA in Art History at John Cabot University
Apply by February 1, to be considered for admission to this unique graduate program at a US-accredited university based in Italy.
Is Rome’s House of Michelangelo the Real Deal?
A facade is all that remains of the fabled home of the Renaissance artist but the story around it raises more questions than it answers.