Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

Welcome to the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington
Welcome to the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington

Events Calendar

The Innovators Behind Leonardo
The Innovators Behind LeonardoTuesday, March 26, 2019

A conversation with Plinio Innocenzi, the author of "The Innovators behind Leonardo". Although Leonardo da Vinci died 500 years ago this year, we still associate him with the ideal of the "universal man," a person able to nimbly navigate many different disciplines and ideas and find rich and enlightening conn...

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Early Music in Italy: from the Trecento to the Baroque with the Folger Consort
Early Music in Italy: from the Trecento to the Baroque with the Folger ConsortThursday, March 28, 2019

Join us for a program organized in collaboration with the Folger Consort of Washington DC as we take a closer look at the history of music in Italy from the 1300s to the late 1600s. Robert Eisenstein, Artistic Director at the Folger Consort, will lead a special presentation introducing musical concepts and tracing the...

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Back from Italy 2019: Building within the dimension of history
Back from Italy 2019: Building within the dimension of historyFriday, March 29, 2019

The Association of American College and University Programs in Italy, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, are pleased to present the second edition of “Back from Italy”, a talk and exhibit featuring stories and works by young architecture students who spent a sem...

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The Place by Paolo Genovese
The Place by Paolo GenoveseTuesday, April 02, 2019

Our cineforum comes back on April 2nd with the screening of The Place by acclaimed Italian director Paolo Genovese. An enigmatic, nameless man (Valerio Mastandrea) sits in the corner of a bar, receiving visitor after visitor. They tell him of their profoundest wishes and desires, and he assures them they can have...

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Cinema Rediscovered: Sangue Bleu by Nino Oxilia
Cinema Rediscovered: Sangue Bleu by Nino OxiliaThursday, April 11, 2019

Join us and travel back in time for an evening of film and music as we present a masterpiece of silent Italian cinema newly restored by the Cineteca di Bologna in Italy. As in the 1920s you will enjoy the screening of Sangue Bleu while Daniele Furlati, pianist in residence at the Cineteca di Bologna, will a...

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Women Who Jazz: Chiara Civello
Women Who Jazz: Chiara CivelloTuesday, April 16, 2019

  Our Women Who Jazz series continues with singer-pianist-songwriter Chiara Civello. Referred to as “the best jazz singer of her generation” by Tony Bennett, Chiara Civello will indulge DC music enthusiasts with her latest record, Eclipse.  A mix of elegant pop, Brazilian ...

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Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta: Documentary Presentation and Early Music Concert
Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta: Documentary Presentation and Early Music ConcertTuesday, May 14, 2019

During the 15th century, Italian villas witnessed an incredible transformation, going from fortified country houses to places of entertainment and leisure, and in the process, experiencing deep remodeling during this transition. Used to entertain guests and as a retreat from the noise and confusion of the streets and piazzas,...

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