Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

Buried by Vesuvius: Treasures from the Villa dei Papiri
Buried by Vesuvius: Treasures from the Villa dei PapiriWednesday, June 26, 2019 → Monday, October 28, 2019

The Getty Villa is modeled on the Villa dei Papiri in Herculaneum, Italy, which was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. This exhibition presents rare original artifacts and traces attempts to unroll and decipher the carbonized papyri found during the latest excavations. On June 27, Francesco Sirano, Director...

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Italoamericana: Italian illustration takes on America
Italoamericana: Italian illustration takes on AmericaMonday, July 15, 2019 → Saturday, October 26, 2019

ITALOAMERICANA is a collective exhibition narrating Italian illustration through the works of some of the most celebrated and appreciated artists in the American market. Fourteen designers will be showcased, all of whom have brought prestige to the Italian scene and received major awards from American critics including,...

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Meet the artists of ITALOAMERICANA: Italian Illustration takes on America
Meet the artists of ITALOAMERICANA: Italian Illustration takes on AmericaFriday, September 20, 2019

In celebration of the collective exhibit ITALOAMERICANA Italian Illustration takes on America, an intimate conversation with some of the 14 featured artists including,Ale Giorgini, Francesco Poroli, and Massimiliano Gatti. Italian illustration has a very strong presence throughout America, especially in Southern California...

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Beyond Whites: Seafood Wine Pairing Dinner
Beyond Whites: Seafood Wine Pairing DinnerTuesday, October 08, 2019

Featuring Master Taster and Wine Educator Giammario Villa & Michelin Start Chef Luigi Fineo. 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 Mich...

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MEET Italy: From Scooters to Rockets: The Future of Transportation
MEET Italy: From Scooters to Rockets: The Future of Transportation Thursday, October 10, 2019

A panel of experts from the most exciting companies in the space of alternative mobility and business aviation will discuss how a new transportation framework is emerging and changing our lives. Organized by the IIC and MEET Italy. By invitation only

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Italian Language Teachers' Workshop 2019
Italian Language Teachers' Workshop 2019Saturday, October 12, 2019

Fourth annual workshop on innovative Italian language teaching methods. The 2019 Keynote Speaker will be Beppe Cavatorta, Associate Professor of Italian at the University of Arizona, and President of the American Association of Teachers of Italian.  More info here Organized by USC in collaboration with Italian Cult...

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Being Leonardo Da Vinci: Albuquerque
Being Leonardo Da Vinci: AlbuquerqueMonday, October 14, 2019

First stop on director/screenwriter/actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s tour of the Southwest organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles to celebrate the 500th year of Leonardo da Vinci’s death with select screenings of his award-winning film. Finazzer Flory, the film’s writer and director...

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Being Leonardo Da Vinci: Santa Fe
Being Leonardo Da Vinci: Santa FeTuesday, October 15, 2019

Part of director/screenwriter/actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s tour of the Southwest organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles to celebrate the 500th year of Leonardo da Vinci’s death with select screenings of his award-winning film. Finazzer Flory, the film’s writer and director, al...

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feStivale @ San Diego Italian Film Festival
feStivale @ San Diego Italian Film FestivalTuesday, October 15, 2019 → Sunday, October 27, 2019

A showcase of the best of new Italian cinema. Organized by SDIFF in collaboration with the IIC.  Info and tickets here.    

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Being Leonardo Da Vinci: Las Vegas
Being Leonardo Da Vinci: Las VegasThursday, October 17, 2019

Part of director/screenwriter/actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s tour of the Southwest organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles to celebrate the 500th year of Leonardo da Vinci’s death with select screenings of his award-winning film. Finazzer Flory, the film’s writer and director, al...

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Leonardo Da Vinci: Inventing the Future
Leonardo Da Vinci: Inventing the FutureFriday, October 18, 2019 → Saturday, October 19, 2019

This conference focuses on Leonardo’s work on Flight, the Heart, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence, and the Environment, and is accompanied by an exhibition of relevant facsimiles of Leonardo’s drawings matched with photographs of contemporary dissections and modern artistic works. Organized by Massim...

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Being Leonardo Da Vinci by M. Finnazer Flory: Los Angeles
Being Leonardo Da Vinci by M. Finnazer Flory: Los AngelesFriday, October 18, 2019

Part of director/screenwriter/actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s tour of the Southwest organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles to celebrate the 500th year of Leonardo da Vinci’s death with select screenings of his award-winning film. Finazzer Flory, the film’s writer and director, al...

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Essere Leonardo da Vinci: Santa Ana
"Essere Leonardo da Vinci": Santa AnaSunday, October 20, 2019

Last stop of director/screenwriter/actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s tour of the Southwest organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles to celebrate the 500th year of Leonardo da Vinci’s death with select screenings of his award-winning film. Finazzer Flory, the film’s writer and director...

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I, Leonardo directed by Jesus Garces Lambert (2019, 90’)
I, Leonardo directed by Jesus Garces Lambert (2019, 90’)Monday, October 21, 2019

US premiere of a filmic journey through the life of Leonardo starring Luca Argentero. Produced by Sky with Progetto Immagine. The film will also be screened in Houston on October 24. Organized on the occasion of Leonardo500 and the 19th annual Italian Language Week in World. By invitation only / Open to IIC Members

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Wine Tasting Event: Pasta Party with Master Taster and Wine Educator Giammario Villa & Osteria Mamma
Wine Tasting Event: Pasta Party with Master Taster and Wine Educator Giammario Villa & Osteria MammaMonday, October 28, 2019

Giammario Villa, Master Taster and Wine Educator will lead the even and will sample wines from family owned wineries, focused on local grapes and sustainable farming. Food curtesy of Osteria Mamma. Organized by Lingua Viva and Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles. Space is limited. RSVP required, call (310) 824-7408.

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