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Election Day in Italy

We asked Prof. Eva Garau for a last-minute attempt at making sense of these most confusing and potentially uproarious elections… More

Tina Rocchio Resident Director for Italy Programs

Election Day in Italy

Tina Rocchio March 3, 2018

We asked Prof. Eva Garau for a last-minute attempt at making sense of these most confusing and potentially uproarious elections for our English-speaking community. Italians have a phrase they use quite often, “the least worst”; never as in these elections… More

Picasso in Rome!

Sarra Chadi December 4, 2017

There are several beautiful exhibitions taking place in this autumn-winter season in Rome but the one I really recommend to all our students is Picasso’s exhibit “From Cubism to Classicism” hosted at the Scuderie del Quirinale. This very rich collection… More

Natale di Roma

Chiara Baldussi April 21, 2017

Known as Natale di Roma, the annual birthday (2.770th) celebration is based on the legendary Foundation of Rome by Romulus in 753 BC. On the big day itself, April 21st, the Foundation of Rome is marked at the Circus Maximus in the afternoon with a number… More

Day of Gratitude

Sarra Chadi April 19, 2017

Nigerian Fundraiser Dinner A wonderful thing happened last week! Thanks to a generous donation from one of our Trustees and Arcadia Alumni, Lyanne Wassermann​, Arcadia Rome has sponsored a Nigerian fundraiser dinner at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center… More

Happy Easter and Passover

Chiara Baldussi April 14, 2017

Pasqua Pasqua or Easter is one of the biggest holidays on the Italian calendar. You will see colorful displays of chocolate eggs and bunnies in the shops. It is a time of religious parades and celebrations, and often the focus is a statue of Jesus or… More

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