Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse
Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative ReuseMonday, October 01, 2018 → Monday, January 14, 2019

Three Women, Three Continents, Three Companies That Put Recycling at the Heart of the Design Process The textile and fashion industries produce millions of tons of solid waste every year through the many processes used, from yarn production, weaving, knitting, dyeing and finishing, to apparel construction and quality inspection,...

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The Renaissance Nude
The Renaissance NudeTuesday, October 30, 2018 → Sunday, January 27, 2019

Inspired by a renewed interest in classical sculpture and closer study of nature, Renaissance artists made the nude body ever more vibrant, lifelike, and central to their practice. Yet, pious European Renaissance society was troubled by the nude and its new sensuality—a conflicted response echoed in the world today, w...

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Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife
Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife Wednesday, October 31, 2018 → Monday, March 18, 2019

What did ancient Greeks believe would happen to them after they died? Organized around a monumental funerary vessel, on loan from National Archaeological Museum in Naples and recently conserved at the Getty Villa, this exhibition explores depictions of the Underworld in the art of Greece and Southern Italy. Beyond tales...

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Discovering the Passionate Films of Luchino Visconti
Discovering the Passionate Films of Luchino ViscontiFriday, November 02, 2018 → Sunday, January 13, 2019

This touring retrospective series arrives at Films at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. Luchino Visconti, a member of Italian nobility, belonged to the Italian Communist Party during World War II. He was openly gay, staunchly Catholic, and inhabited a complicated, paradoxical, role in Italian cinema culture. ...

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La dolce Vitti
La dolce VittiThursday, November 15, 2018 → Friday, February 15, 2019

In conjunction with Cinema Italian Style 2018, this exhibit depicts Monica Vitti's life, style and films, illustrating in detail the actress and woman adored in Italy and abroad.  Curated by Nevio De Pascalis, Marco Dionisi and Stefano Stefanutto Rosa. Organized by Istituto Luce Cinecitta' and the Italian Cultural In...

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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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Short Film Day 2018
Short Film Day 2018Thursday, December 20, 2018

On the occasion of the winter solstice, known as the shortest day of the year, join us for a Holidays toast and an evening of short films representing some of the best emerging talents of Italian cinema. Presented with Turin's Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio (CNC), Social World Film Festival and in c...

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LA Clippers: Italian Heritage Night
LA Clippers: Italian Heritage NightWednesday, January 16, 2019

On the occasion of the LA Clippers - Utah Jazz game, Los Angeles celebrates the Italian NBA champion Danilo Gallinari with Italian Heritage Night. PURCHASE YOUR TICKET NOW - use promo code “ITALIAN”, and receive a commemorative hat. We look forward to seeing you at the game!      

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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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