Oct. 6, 2022

Art Exhibition Raises Awareness of Growing Wildfire Risk, Funds Reforestation

Artist Michele Ardu's exhibition 'Aurum Urens' uses charred olive tree remains from Sardinia to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change.

Sep. 27, 2022

Olive Farmer Unearths an Ancient Mosaic in Gaza

The Byzantine-era floor was discovered accidentally. However, the remains of walls and glass artifacts show that the area could yield even more stunning discoveries.

May. 23, 2022

Entries Open for 6th Ranieri Filo Della Torre Literary Prize

The fifth Ranieri Filo della Torre literary prize ended with high participation and demonstrated the growing interest in olive oil culture.


Sep. 8, 2021

An Art Exhibition Among the Olive Trees in Umbria

An olive grove in Trevi was transformed into the ideal art exhibition venue, hosting installations that reflect on the pandemic and human nature.

Dec. 9, 2020

Greek Painter Dedicates Athens Mural to the History of Olive Oil Production

In his latest work, Stelios Faitakib seeks to show the long and storied history of Greek olive oil production through a uniquely Greek medium.

Mar. 4, 2020

Precision Agriculture Celebrated at Guggenheim

An exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum provides a thought-provoking experience on the ways technology can affect agriculture throughout the world.


Jan. 19, 2015

On the Eroticism of Olive Oil

Like a forbidden fruit, the olive will be the center of attention in Italian artist’s Valerio Marini’s latest exhibition, appropriately titled “Erotic Oil.”

Jan. 8, 2015

Young Artist Pounds Olives to Paint Pictures

Olives are used as a paintbrush by Areej Lawen, a young Palestinian artist from Nazareth, to paint her art works over a piece of cloth.

Feb. 5, 2014

Catalan Craftsman Breathes New Life into Old Olive Tree Wood

“You need to adapt to what’s in front of you.” That’s not Josep Gasol Pujol’s philosophy for life, but for working with olive tree wood.

Oct. 21, 2013

An Open-Air Workshop of Sustainability

Let’s start thinking of an olive grove as a place where it is possible to practice and experience outdoor environmental education.

Apr. 22, 2013

For Van Gogh, Olive Trees 'Too Beautiful to Dare Paint'

Olive trees have provided not just a source of nourishment for the body but a source of inspiration for the soul.

Jan. 31, 2013

Harvest at a Tuscan Oliveto

My father has been traveling to Italy to spend a week picking Olives in the Tuscan hilltops at an Oliveto run by a childhood friend of his.

Aug. 21, 2012

Eight Painters Who Loved Olive Trees

Olive trees and olive groves have been favorite subjects for some of the greatest artists. Here are seven masters who shared an obvious appreciation of the olive.