Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

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

Events Calendar

New directions: Italian Contemporary Art in the United States
New directions: Italian Contemporary Art in the United StatesThursday, October 11, 2018 → Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Italy is synonymous with history. We visit Rome and Naples and see remnants of an ancient civilization. But Italy has a modern side too, that comprises of some exceptional contemporary artists that art lovers should have on their radar.  On the occasion of the International Day of Italian Contemporary Art, promote...

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Instapoets: Franco Arminio and the new era of Italian poetry
Instapoets: Franco Arminio and the new era of Italian poetryTuesday, October 16, 2018

18TH ITALIAN LANGUAGE WEEK IN THE WORLD Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic   A night of poetry reading accompanied by classical guitar Words can describe the outside world better than the eyes can see it, according to Franco Arminio. “The most important poet in Italy …&r...

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Leonardo da Vinci, Extraordinary Genius: from Art to Science
Leonardo da Vinci, Extraordinary Genius: from Art to ScienceWednesday, October 17, 2018

In anticipation of the 2019 celebration of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, the Georgetown University Italian Research Institute, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Georgetown University Department of Italian, and the Department of Art & Art History is sp...

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Frontaliers Disaster: An Evening of Swiss-Italian Comedy and Conversation
Frontaliers Disaster: An Evening of Swiss-Italian Comedy and ConversationFriday, October 19, 2018

18TH ITALIAN LANGUAGE WEEK IN THE WORLD Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic   This event is organized with the Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of America. A hugely popular comedy series from Italian-speaking Switzerland, Frontaliers is a light-hearted tale of cultur...

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ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA USA TOUR 2018 - at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA USA TOUR 2018 - at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts CenterMonday, October 22, 2018

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute cordially invite you to a special concert by the Orchestra of the Accademia Teatro Alla Scala, conducted by Iván Fischer. The La Scala Academy Orchestra traces its origin to the master courses for young musicians embarking on a career in a professio...

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The Worth of Women: wherein is clearly revealed their nobility and superiority to men
The Worth of Women: wherein is clearly revealed their nobility and superiority to menThursday, October 25, 2018

  Seven women debate gender equality, the true worth of women and the responsibility of husbands, fathers, sons and lovers. From a 1600 book written by a Venetian noblewoman.     BY Moderata Fonte | TRANSLATED BY Virginia Cox DIRECTED BY Jay Stern in collaboration with Laura Capa...

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Kids Euro Festival - Angelina: A contemporary Cinderella
Kids Euro Festival - Angelina: A contemporary CinderellaFriday, October 26, 2018

  Now in its 11th year, Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing Europe’s most talented children’s entertainers to the DC metro area each fall for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic,...

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