Government agencies and cultural heritage in Italy
Data about cultural heritage is stored by in each administrative region of the country.
Legislated protection of cultural heritage in Italy
Policy decisions on access to public information
Regulation hindering the distribution of pictures in Italy
Pictures from public places don't enjoy any exception in Italian copyright law; rather, they are subject to additional law restrictions, a sort of reverse FOP. Object still under copyright (as recent buildings, subjects to architect's copyright) only allow "quotation right" minimal "fair use" (according to general copyright act, §70 and §70 1-bis). Additionally, photos of any cultural heritage asset are subject to pre-emptive authorisation, a fee and other restriction due to the cultural heritage and landscape law. More information is available here.
Museum or archives that are willing to add their material
Network of contacts: Italy
Wikimedia activity in Italy
Wikimedia Italia became a chapter in 2005. Italy took part in Wiki Loves Monuments in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Wikimedia Phabricator task
A task has been created on Wikimedia Phabricator here for importing the data into Wikidata.