Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

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

Events Calendar

Luchino Visconti's retrospective at the National Gallery of Art
Luchino Visconti's retrospective at the National Gallery of ArtSaturday, November 03, 2018 → Sunday, December 16, 2018

Long acknowledged as one of the leading figures of mid-century Italian cinema, Luchino Visconti (1906 – 1976) was a gifted visual artist as well as a paradoxical character — a committed Marxist who descended from a noble northern Italian family, rulers of the duchy of Milan and patrons of the early Renaissance...

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Barche, pescatori e pesci by Francesco Cito
Barche, pescatori e pesci by Francesco CitoWednesday, November 14, 2018 → Monday, December 31, 2018

THIRD WEEK OF ITALIAN CUISINE IN THE WORLD   Food is an essential part of people’s lives, and as such is much more than nourishment. It is also the main factor in how we view others and ourselves. Eating and cooking are part of the culture of a country, reflecting its history and beliefs. On the occasio...

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Soupstar: Giovanni Guidi and Gianluca Petrella in concert
Soupstar: Giovanni Guidi and Gianluca Petrella in concertWednesday, December 19, 2018

Finally Washingtonian jazz enthusiasts will get a chance to experience a live performance by two of the most interesting talents of Italian music: Giovanni Guidi (piano) and Gianluca Petrella (trombone), presenting the album “Soupstar”, a name that reflects the improvisational alchemy be...

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The Shortest Day
The Shortest DayFriday, December 21, 2018

Some like it short! On the occasion of the shortest day of the year, join us on December 21st for an entertaining evening of quirky, amusing and insightful short films representing some of the best emerging talents of Italian cinema. Multiple topics are touched in this year's selection, ranging from opera to worker...

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