The Italian Cultural Institute of New York will participate in the 21st week of the Italian language in the world from October 18-24, 2021. The title of this special week is “Dante, the Italian language” and ad-hoc events will be viewable on stanzeitaliane.it. On September 25, 2021, “The sound of Dante” – a project carried out by Mariateresa Sartor...

The legacy of Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) was commemorated on September 14, the date in 1321 of his death, with two major events in New York, continuing the celebrations of Dante 700. The sun shone brightly on Dante’s image at Lincoln Center in New York City for the rededication of the conserved larger-than-life-sized bronze sculpture by Ettore Xim...

On view on: Stanze Italiane. A new series of video conversations conceived by Vincenzo Pascale and filmed in front of the cozy fireplace (‘Caminetto’) of the Italian Cultural Institute, with nine prominent guests from the academic world ranging from Science, Economics, Tourism and the New York Philanthropy. Each of these scholars, that is well know...

Titled "Due to the Image", the exhibition consists of the first series of paintings made by Alessandro Giannì in collaboration with his custom-made artificial intelligence program named Vasari (after Giorgio Vasari, 1511-1574); opening: Friday, September 10  5-8pm, at Postmasters Gallery  (New York).  The exhibition will be accompanied by a limited...

CINEMA SOTTO LE STELLE  -  MOVIES UNDER THE STARS The Annual Outdoor Italian Film Festival organized by The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Tuesday, July 13 - Tuesday, August 31 2021 FULL LIST AND SCHEDULE  Special Opening Night  Team Marco Tuesday, July 13 at 8 pm – Watch the movie...

2 lectures on this quiet and seductive Italian Region by Sandro Naglia  July 9 – 23 2021 at 6 PM EST First session: July 9, 6 PM EST “Basilicata: from North to South” (A general introduction to the geography and history of the region, followed by an itinerary from North to South)  Second session: July 23, 6 PM EST “Basilicata: from East to West” (A...

With Fabio Finotti, the new Director of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, we continue our series of interviews with Directors of Italian Cultural Institutes for the ‘Spotlight on’ column on italiana.esteri.it. Fabio Finotti studied at the Scuola Normale in Pisa, and is Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, where he held th...

Nella graziosa palazzina che ospita l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Park Avenue – seppur più piccola non sfigura accanto al Consolato Generale d’Italia  – c’è un via vai di operai. Stanno smontando la biblioteca inaugurata pochi anni fa al pianterreno mentre, nelle sale al primo piano, tutto appare in trasformazione. Quando arriviamo all’ufficio d...

La nuova piattaforma web dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York. Internet come «spazio che va disegnato con il gusto e lo stile italiano, costruendo edifici virtuali che abbiano la stessa eleganza e fruibilità di quelli reali». Da un’idea di Fabio Finotti, nuovo Direttore dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York, inaugura “Stanze Italia...

Alessandro Marianantoni, Director of Mediars and M Accelerator, will illustrate Dante's influence in cinema and television through some intriguing collages of images, videos and music, in conversation with Massimo Ciavolella, Distinguished Professor of Italian Studies, UCLA Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies and former direc...