Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

Events Calendar

online exhibition > CARUSO, CORELLI, DI STEFANO 1921-2021
online exhibition > CARUSO, CORELLI, DI STEFANO 1921-2021Monday, August 02, 2021 → Tuesday, August 02, 2022

It was 1921, 100 years ago. Enrico Caruso, one of the most famous singers in history, died in Naples. That same year Giuseppe Di Stefano and Franco Corelli, two of the great tenors of the last century, and the stars of legendary performances at Teatro alla Scala (Milan), were born.  To celebrate these grea...

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in person > Goldschmied & Chiari - Closing Reception & Premiere of MAGNIFICA: A Screendance Performance
in person > Goldschmied & Chiari - Closing Reception & Premiere of MAGNIFICA: A Screendance PerformanceThursday, September 02, 2021 → Saturday, December 11, 2021

  The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, DC, and International Arts & Artists, in collaboration with Cody Gallery at Marymount University, are pleased to invite you to the closing of "Magnifica", Goldschmied & Chiari’s first solo show in Washington DC.  ...

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in person > A Window to Europe: Through Literature and Art
in person > A Window to Europe: Through Literature and ArtMonday, September 27, 2021 → Sunday, January 23, 2022

Plain Sight DC and the EU National Institutes of Culture in Washington, DC (EUNIC) are proud to present A Window to Europe: Through Literature and Art, a series of short exhibitions featuring eleven visual artists from the Washington, DC region who will create work in response to eleven books by European writers, as...

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in person > AFI European Union Film Showcase
in person > AFI European Union Film ShowcaseWednesday, December 01, 2021 → Sunday, December 19, 2021

  Now in its 34th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to our audiences. This year’s Showcase returns in person with a selection of 53 films from all 27 EU Member States, 11 of the top contenders for this year's Academy ...

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webinar > Sciascia Lectures in the World - America as a Metaphor: Leonardo Sciascia's Future Legacy
webinar > Sciascia Lectures in the World - America as a Metaphor: Leonardo Sciascia's Future LegacyThursday, December 09, 2021

This event is organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institutes of Washington, DC and Los Angeles.   The Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco presents LEONARDO SCIASCIA IN NORTH AMERICA - America as Metaphor: Leonardo Sciascia&rs...

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available online > The Artemisia Connection - A Webinar at Casa Buonarroti Museum in Florence
available online > The Artemisia Connection - A Webinar at Casa Buonarroti Museum in FlorenceFriday, December 31, 2021

When Michelangelo the Younger commissioned a 5-month pregnant Artemisia Gentileschi to paint the Allegory of Inclination on Casa Buonarroti’s ceiling, the fee was three times that of her male counterparts. Her allegorical depiction represented just one of many 'virtues' painted to commemorate the qualities of ‘th...

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available online > Discovering Ancient Egypt with Museo Egizio
available online > Discovering Ancient Egypt with Museo EgizioFriday, December 31, 2021

  Located in Turin, Italy, Museo Egizio — the world’s oldest museum dedicated to ancient Egyptian culture — is home to the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities outside of Egypt. For nearly two centuries, Museo Egizio has led the way in bridging our knowledge of ancient Egypt — bringin...

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available online > Canzoni by Patrizia Laquidara
available online > Canzoni by Patrizia LaquidaraFriday, December 31, 2021

Born in Sicily and adopted by Venice, Patrizia Laquidara is one of the most elusive, multifaceted, and brilliant singer-songwriter in the Italian music scene. Occasionally also actress and writer, Patrizia became “a cult figure”: her voice has been described “sometimes sweet and continuous, as well as raging and...

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available online > Make Music Day: Enrico Rava & Bebo Ferra Duo
available online > Make Music Day: Enrico Rava & Bebo Ferra DuoFriday, December 31, 2021 → Monday, January 31, 2022

Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 120 countries. In Italy alone, there will be more than 400 events, with the participation of about 5,000 artists performing virtually, in p...

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available online > Roma ‘600: A Baroque Concert
available online > Roma ‘600: A Baroque ConcertFriday, December 31, 2021

Let us take you on a musical journey through 17th-century Rome, the rowdy and glorious city where Caravaggio and Stradella lived. From the marvelous setting of the theatre at the National Roman Museum - Palazzo Altemps (Rome), the baroque “power” trio I Bassifondi amused us with pieces by Kapsberger, F...

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available online > Casta Diva – Piano Recital by Vanessa Benelli Mosell
available online > Casta Diva – Piano Recital by Vanessa Benelli MosellMonday, January 31, 2022

From the marvelous theatre of the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy, acclaimed pianist and conductor, Vanessa Benelli Mosell, performs a program inspired by her latest album “Casta Diva”. Translating the pyrotechnics of bel canto and the lyricism of Romantic opera into the language of pianistic composition, the...

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