The Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) is pleased to introduce the launch of our new logo and brand identity as part of the ongoing evolution of our center by refreshing our look to better reflect who we are. The Board of Directors has chosen a dynamic new logo that is both modern and represents Houston’s cultural diversity and the embracin...

Join us on Tuesday June 1st at 7PM for an insightful conversation with Chef and Italian Food Advocate Ale Gambini . The Milan-born author of "No Ketchup on Spaghetti: The Complete Guide on How to Shop, Eat, and Cook Like an Italian" will share her experience here in the US and discuss her approach on how to shop and eat like an Italian. She will al...

Fri, May 7, 2021. 1:30 AM – 2:30 AM CEST. Online event. The Italian Cultural & Community Center is excited to present a two-lecture series on Pompeii and its incredible history. Join us to learn about this wonderful ancient city: a unique archeological site where it is possible to travel back in time owing to the unfortunate eruption of Vesuvius in...

Thu, March 25, 2021. 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT. The Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St, Houston, TX 77006. Tickets here. March 25th - also known as Dantedí - is the national day to commemorate Dante and the beginning of his journey to the afterlife in the Divine Comedy. 2021 also marks the 700th anniversary of the poet's death. This l...

Since the year 2000, the Italian Cultural & Community Center has granted over $241,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are of Italian descent to any degree on either side of parentage, and who submit complete applications by the specified deadline. All completed applications are due in the ICCC office by 5:00 p.m. on April 9,...

A 700-year-old epic poem that takes the reader on a wandering journey through hell, purgatory and paradise still resonates in unison with the questions before humanity in 2021. Such was the brilliance of Dante Alighieri and his “Divine Comedy.” Italy reserves March 25 each year to celebrate his life and work. Examining the poet and his most outstan...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020. 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT. ICCC Houston, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. Lecture by Francesca D'Alessandro Behr. During the Renaissance, the advent of the printing press promoted the spreading of books, the standardization of Italian and alphabetization. Moreover, after 1540 in Italy, translations and adaptations of cl...

Fri, June 26, 2020. 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT. Amanda Pascali and The Family - Live Stream Concert + VIP Experience. $20 – $25. Join us to see Amanda Pascali and The Family perform an intimate show, recorded live at the Milford House on Friday, June 26, at 7:00 p.m.Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter and 2019 Kerrville New Folk finalist will ge...

Only weeks before COVID-19 was horridly racing across Italy, a clutch of Italophiles hosted a gloriously upbeat fundraiser for Houston’s Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) — the inaugural Roman Holiday Fashion Show & Luncheon. Who better to carry the banner for the center than Roz Bilao Pactor, a third-generation Italian-American boasting a...

The health and safety of our members, visitors, and staff are our top priority. For that reason, we have decided to cancel all classes and events until the end of March. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and follow the guidelines issued by CDC, the Houston Health Department, as well as local, state and federal authorities.   We want...