Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

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

Events Calendar

Liberal Education and Leadership: a Conversation
Liberal Education and Leadership: a Conversation Friday, April 26, 2019

The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute of Georgetown College, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and the Department of Italian cordially invites you to   Liberal Education and Leadership: a Conversation    Featuring two distinguished speakers Emma Marcega...

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FilmFest DC 2019: Notti Magiche (Magical Nights) by Paolo Virzì
FilmFest DC 2019: Notti Magiche (Magical Nights) by Paolo VirzìSaturday, April 27, 2019 → Saturday, May 04, 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to announce the Italian movie Notti Magiche (Magical Nights) directed by Paolo Virzì at this year's Washington, DC International Film Festival.   In Rome in 1990, La Dolce Vita isn't so sweet anymore. Soccer and TV have supplanted cinema in the publi...

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FilmFest DC 2019: Nome di Donna (Name of a Woman) by Marco Tullio Giordana
FilmFest DC 2019: Nome di Donna (Name of a Woman) by Marco Tullio GiordanaSunday, April 28, 2019 → Monday, April 29, 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to announce the Italian movie Nome di Donna (Name of a Woman) directed by Marco Tullio Giordana at this year's  Washington, DC International Film Festival.   Nina is a single mother who finds a job at a nursing home for the elderly in Lombar...

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Constellations by Pietro Ruffo
Constellations by Pietro RuffoFriday, May 03, 2019 → Sunday, June 30, 2019

For an artist, it is always a unique challenge to glean new insights from complex phenomena, such as that of human migration—an ancient, mysterious process that involves many peoples and nations and a welter of data and cultural forces. In his project for IA&A AT HILLYER, Pietro Ruffo draws inspiration from ...

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Unexpected Italy - Chiara Izzi & Kevin Hays: Across the sea
Unexpected Italy - Chiara Izzi & Kevin Hays: Across the sea Friday, May 03, 2019

As part of Unexpected Italy, the Festival organized by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts  in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and the Italian Cultural Institute, join us on a visionary journey between jazz and pop, America and Italy, where dream and lyricism are brought toge...

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Unexpected Italy: Vinicio Capossela Folk Trio
Unexpected Italy: Vinicio Capossela Folk TrioSunday, May 05, 2019

As part of Unexpected Italy, the Festival organized by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts  in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and the Italian Cultural Institute, phantasmagorical singer-songwriter, poet, writer, illusionist and showman Vinicio Capossela presents for t...

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Crosscurrents
CrosscurrentsMonday, May 06, 2019

CrossCurrents is a citywide biennial festival that highlights innovative artists from around the world who are harnessing the power of performance to humanize global politics. During the festival, the Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics of Georgetown University (''The Lab'') will bring to...

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In love and war: Tosca with the Washington National Opera
In love and war: Tosca with the Washington National OperaThursday, May 09, 2019

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Washington National Opera are pleased to present a special preview of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca debuting on May 11th at the J. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Director Ethan McSweeny and Conductor Speranza Scappucci will take you inside the co...

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European Union Open House
European Union Open HouseSaturday, May 11, 2019

On May 11th, 2019 the European Union Embassies and the EU Delegation to the United States open their doors to the public for the annual EU Embassies' Open House: a day of family fun, culture, food and more. The event offers visitors a rare look inside the embassies and provides a unique opportunity for them to experience...

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Unexpected Italy: Paolo Angeli: 22.22 Free Radiohead
Unexpected Italy: Paolo Angeli: 22.22 Free RadioheadSunday, May 12, 2019

As part of Unexpected Italy, the Festival organized by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts  in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and the Italian Cultural Institute, Paolo Angeliand his extraordinary extended Sardinian guitar, an instrument larger than a standard guit...

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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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Roberto Rossellini: The War Trilogy at the National Gallery of Art
Roberto Rossellini: The War Trilogy at the National Gallery of ArtSaturday, May 25, 2019 → Monday, May 27, 2019

Roberto Rossellini’s films of the 1940s, Roma, città aperta, Paisà, and Germania anno zero - now generally referred to as a trilogy based on the Second World War - took audiences and critics by surprise. The Italian movie industry was completely devastated during the war. Casts, cr...

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