Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

Events Calendar

streaming > Outside with EU
streaming > Outside with EUSaturday, May 08, 2021 → Monday, May 31, 2021

We invite you to join the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the Embassies of the EU Member States as we celebrate Europe Day, the founding moment of today's EU. Starting on May 8 and lasting all month long, Outside With EU will offer fun ways to get outside and take the EU with you.  The celebra...

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streaming > Assunta Spina by Francesca Bertini & Gustavo Serena
streaming > Assunta Spina by Francesca Bertini & Gustavo SerenaWednesday, May 12, 2021 → Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The National Gallery of Art in Washington is offering  a special screening of Assunta Spina by Francesca Bertini & Gustavo Serena, from May 12th to May 18th. Italy’s film production in the pre-sound era, arguably the most impressive in early film history, was famous not only for the beauty of its images ...

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streaming > Canzoni by Patrizia Laquidara
streaming > Canzoni by Patrizia LaquidaraTuesday, May 18, 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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streaming > The Time of Indifference by Leonardo Guerra Seràgnoli
streaming > The Time of Indifference by Leonardo Guerra SeràgnoliFriday, May 21, 2021 → Monday, May 24, 2021

Cinema Italiano: A Better Way to Stay Home is back with The Time of Indifference, the highly anticipated third feature film by Leonardo Guerra Seràgnoli, based on the homonymous masterpiece by Alberto Moravia – Gli Indifferenti. The Ardengo family - Mariagrazia and her children Michele and Carla - despite...

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new date > Zucchero @ Howard Theatre
new date > Zucchero @ Howard TheatreTuesday, September 28, 2021

PLEASE NOTE: This event was originally scheduled for May 5, 2020 and it has been rescheduled to September 28, 2021. Original tickets will be honored. Please contact Ticketmaster or The Howard Theatre for more information.   Event Rescheduled | A Message from Zucchero: "Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic it is with ...

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available online > Tandem: Fabrizio Bosso & Julian Oliver Mazzariello
available online > Tandem: Fabrizio Bosso & Julian Oliver MazzarielloFriday, December 31, 2021

The tandem Fabrizio Bosso and Julian Oliver Mazzariello returns to Washington through our virtual stage in partnership with the DC Jazz Festival. A tandem they have been riding together for most of their musical careers, and artistically pedaling together towards shared goals. A long history of m...

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available online > Major Key: A Jazz Soiree with Paolo Fresu & Daniele di Bonaventura
available online > Major Key: A Jazz Soiree with Paolo Fresu & Daniele di BonaventuraFriday, December 31, 2021

Our virtual stage reopens for an intimate performance with trumpeter Paolo Fresu, one of the greatest jazz artists in Italy with a thriving career spanning over 30 years. Fresu will be accompanied by bandoneonist Daniele di Bonaventura.   The repertoire of this extraordinary duo features original ballads, improvisati...

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available online > Il Viaggio: A Journey with Tosca
available online > Il Viaggio: A Journey with ToscaFriday, December 31, 2021

“Il Viaggio”, the title of this concert, represents the long journey from Naples to Rome, from the Middle East to Africa and Latina America, that Tiziana Tosca Donati – aka Tosca on stage – will take us on.   Singer, actress, and performer, Tosca has a brilliant solo career and she also colla...

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available online > Dante’s Others: A Presentation by Teodolinda Barolini
available online > Dante’s Others: A Presentation by Teodolinda BaroliniFriday, December 31, 2021

This year, Italy marks the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, the master poet known as the Father of the Italian language. On February 3rd we presented “Dante’s Others”, our first commemorative event on Dante, a special presentation by Prof. Teodolinda Barolini. In this webinar, Prof. B...

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available online > Dante’s Ulysses Today: A Presentation by Lino Pertile
available online > Dante’s Ulysses Today: A Presentation by Lino PertileFriday, December 31, 2021

Our series of commemorative events for the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, master poet and Father of the Italian language, continued with “Dante’s Ulysses Today”, a special presentation by Prof. Lino Pertile. Dante’s Ulysses personifies the fundamental moral issue of the use an...

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available online > DANTEDÌ: A Day with Dante
available online > DANTEDÌ: A Day with DanteFriday, December 31, 2021

Our series of commemorative events to celebrate the 700th Anniversary of Dante Alighieri continued on a very special day: Dantedì.  Established in 2020, Dantedì is the national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri. March 25th was chosen as it is recognized by scholars as the day the poet started his journey ...

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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 > Roma: Travel Tales for Beauty Lovers
available online > Roma: Travel Tales for Beauty LoversFriday, December 31, 2021

The Eternal City has been a source of inspiration for artists of all times. On March 11th, we had a one-of-a-kind historical, artistic, and emotional virtual tour of Rome as seen through the creations of Bvlgari.  During this webinar, art historian and curator Costantino D’Orazio guided us through the city&...

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available online > Dego-Leonardi Duo: Violin and Piano Recital
available online > Dego-Leonardi Duo: Violin and Piano RecitalFriday, December 31, 2021

Among the best Italian musicians of their generation, with a repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary music, Francesca Dego (violin) and Francesca Leonardi (piano) have been performing together worldwide for more than ten years. To continue our celebrations for Women’s History Month, the virtuoso duo d...

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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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