Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles


Spectaculare Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed
Spectaculare Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings RevealedTuesday, December 11, 2018 → Sunday, April 28, 2019

Comprising spectacular drawings from the Getty collection and rarely-seen works from private collections, this exhibition reveals the detective work involved in investigating master drawings. Many Italian Renaissance drawings tell stories of their creation and the purposes they served, yet sometimes even the most seemingly...

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Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters
Pontormo: Miraculous EncountersTuesday, February 05, 2019 → Sunday, April 28, 2019

This exhibition presents one of Pontormo’s most moving and innovative altarpieces, The Visitation (1520), alongside its preparatory drawing and two exceptional portraits painted during the same tumultuous period.  More information on 

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BETWEEN TWO SEAS #3: Southern Italy meets Southern California
BETWEEN TWO SEAS #3: Southern Italy meets Southern CaliforniaSaturday, March 16, 2019 → Saturday, April 06, 2019

Nine contemporary Italian artists from the South of Italy (Apulia) are coming to California for the last part of “Between two Seas”. This contemporary art project, curated by Carmelo Cipriani (Italy) and Luigia Martelloni (U.S.A.), is focused on the mutual valorization of the local creativity and the creation of a ...

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I LOVE WASTE, WORKING WITH WASTE - Luisa Cevese e il progetto Riedizioni
"I LOVE WASTE, WORKING WITH WASTE - Luisa Cevese e il progetto Riedizioni"Wednesday, March 20, 2019 → Saturday, June 29, 2019

On the occasion of the third annual Italian Design Day, the special initiative launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to promote contemporary Italian Design in the world, Luisa Cevese, who was selected as 2019 Ambassador of Italian Design for Los Angeles, will present her exhibit...

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LEONARDO500: Leonardo’s Books. New Light on Leonardo’s Intellectual World
LEONARDO500: Leonardo’s Books. New Light on Leonardo’s Intellectual WorldThursday, March 28, 2019

In our age, Leonardo da Vinci is regarded as an outstanding genius, the lonely forerunner of modern science and technology, able to read directly in the great Book of Nature without the mediation of culture or literacy. His manuscripts tell another reality: that of a man deeply rooted in his times, in dialogue with contemporary...

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SCIENCE AND CULTURE: An Italian perspective
SCIENCE AND CULTURE: An Italian perspectiveSaturday, March 30, 2019

Don’t miss the fourth edition of the Italian Perspective series. This year, Science and Culture: An Italian Perspective will include four plenary lectures focusing on different intersections between Italian art and culture and scientific thought and discoveries, including anatomy, mathematics, geometry, and more. A...

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Chef Luigi Fineo
Chef Luigi FineoSaturday, March 30, 2019

A native of Puglia, a southern region of Italy, Luigi Fineo worked in Michelin starred restaurants alongside acclaimed chefs such as Francesco Berardinelli and Karl Baumgartner. In 2008 Luigi was bestowed with a prestigious Michelin Star award while operating as Executive Chef at La Botte Ristorante in Santa Monica, CA....

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WorldFest Houston
WorldFest HoustonFriday, April 05, 2019 → Sunday, April 14, 2019

Now in its 52nd edition, WorldFest Houston presents a selection of Italian films including Bob & Marys by Francesco Prisco, Resin by Renzo Carbonera, Un amore cosi grande by Roberto Andò, The Children of The Great War by Alessandro Bettero, Beautiful Things by Giorgio Ferrero, Lucania by Gigi Roccati. The f...

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Opera in the Park
Opera in the ParkSunday, April 07, 2019

21st edition of the annual concert that celebrates opera and classical music in an informal, non-traditional setting with a 25-piece professional orchestra, a professional opera conductor, and 5(+) young opera singers. Reserved seating under the main event tent and in the beer garden tent are available. Info and tickets...

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