(Washington, D.C. – March12, 2014) The Bracco Foundation, in cooperation with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), is pleased to announce a $100,000 NIAF scholarship dedicated to the study of “Iodine-Deficiency Awareness Among Healthcare Professionals and Mothers in the U.S.A.”  Italian Americans and Italian citizens with permanent residency in the United States, who hold post- graduate degrees including a Ph.D., M.D. or MSc, have an expertise in endocrinology or nutrition, and are no more than 35 years of age at the time of the application deadline, are invited to submit their applications. Deadline: June 30, 2014.


“Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex on the Flight of Birds,” possibly one of the world’s most famous notebooks, goes on view Friday, Sept. 13, at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum for a 40-day exhibit, ending Oct. 22.


Bracco Foundation presented the “Young People Project”, its new social project, to an audience that included Giuliano Pisapia, Mayor of Milan, and many students and researchers.


The Accademia Teatro alla Scala announces a three-year partnership with the Bracco Foundation and celebrates its first ten years of activity – as a private foundation – with an extraordinary concert conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, on Monday 19 December in the Piermarini Room.


Cavalli Sforza, Keyes, Bygren, Ticini and Gray have demonstrated, through surprising scientific studies, the positive impact of cultural participation on the health and wellbeing of citizens.


Confindustria tenth Corporate Culture Week the Bracco Foundation organized a conference entitled “Foundations and Culture: Scenarios and proposals for Tax treatment of Foundations”.


One of the finest examples of Roman Baroque art has returned to the light. The Alexander VII Gallery in the Quirinale Palace has been restored to its original splendour. The President of the Republic will open the newly restored gallery on 11 October 2011.

From 2013.06.04 to 2013.11.27

IILA (Italo-Latin American Institute), International Organism, invited by la Biennale di Venezia since 1972, organises its own Pavilion dedicated to Latin America. For the coming 54th International Art Exhibition IILA will present a project about the culture of the whole Latin America, through the artworks of artists from all the Continent. 


“We wanted to organise this important seminar just a few daysbefore the closure of the exhibition ‘Venice: Canaletto and his Rivals’ organised at the>National Gallery of Art in Washington together with the National Gallery of London, and sponsored by the Bracco Foundation.”


For the first time ever, the art works in the Farnesina Collection and the installations of the Farnesina Design Collection are to be seen outside the building that has housed Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs – the country’s diplomatic heart – since 1959. The works will be shown in a special exhibition, “Farnesina Palace and its Collections”, promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the General Department for the Promotion of the Country System.