Dear Friends, thanks for your continued interest in our programs and for the messages of support that you have submitted during these days. The Italian Cultural Institute is implementing a number of actions to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus based on the guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.As a result of such concer...

Florence is home to great masters of Italian Renaissance art such as Botticelli, Donatello, Leonardo and Michelangelo but few people know that the city nourished women artists as well. Through the joint efforts of Italian museums such as the Uffizi and the US organization Advancing Women Artists, these often-forgotten women are now being rediscover...

Tuesday February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008. Dress code: sparkling! Join us for an evening of luminous elegance as we explore the art of Italian fine jeweler Lucia Odescalchi. In conversation with Ilene Gutman, Deputy Director at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Lucia will let us e...

On the occasion of Remembrance Day, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture presented an event dedicated to Italian writers who witnessed the Holocaust, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The initiative is part of the numerous...

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University, 37th & O Street NW , Washington DC 20057 On the occasion of the 4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute of Georgetown College, in collaboration with the Georgetown Universit...

Monday November 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008. Register here. Join us on November 18th as we inaugurate the 4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World with the opening of the exhibition “Queen: culture – traditions – taste”, a visual journey by World Press Award Winner photographer Anto...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Department of Italian and the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University invite you to a book presentation by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri.  Jhumpa Lahiri is one of the most important voices of American literature. Her debut book, Interpreter of Maladies, wo...

When: WED, OCTOBER 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 Revolutionary, controversial, lashing the bourgeois society: this and much more is La Traviata, one of Giuseppe Verdi's most celebrated operas. Maestro Speranza Scappucci, among the first and most acclaimed women conductors...

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute cordially invite you to a workshop: An Hour in Space with Italians at NASA. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW. Washington, DC 20008. Doors open at 5:30 PM. MORE INFO & RSVP Join us for an exciting one-hour space mission with our panelists: Veronic...

On June 1, Maestro Gianandrea Noseda directed "The Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini" by Sergey Rachmaninoff, the "Ancient Arias and Dances Suite No. 2" by Ottorino Respighi and the Symphony No. 2 by Alberto Casella, closing the program of the festival "Unexpected Italy: a celebration of Italian culture" organized by the Kennedy Center for the Perfor...