Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

DELINEO: Italia Bellissima meets Valerio Berruti
DELINEO: Italia Bellissima meets Valerio BerrutiFriday, March 02, 2018 → Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Delineo: Italia Bellissima meets Valerio Berruti. Featuring works by regional ceramic and textile artisans selected by architect Andrea Capellino and site specific art created by  Valerio Berruti. The show brings to Los Angeles for the first time handmade creations, fabrics and ceramics from the diverse regions o...

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Plato in L.A.: Contemporary Artists' Visions
Plato in L.A.: Contemporary Artists' VisionsWednesday, April 18, 2018 → Monday, September 03, 2018

Some of today's most celebrated artists, including Michelangelo Pistoletto, reinterpret Plato's impact on contemporary world through sculptures, paintings, drawings, and large-scale installations. Organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum. www.getty.edu

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Los Angeles Times Food Bowl
Los Angeles Times Food BowlTuesday, May 01, 2018 → Thursday, May 31, 2018

The annual food festival celebrates L.A.’s dynamic and influential food scene while promoting awareness about food waste and hunger. For the occasion, the IIC and Lingua Viva will present special wine and food classes. The L.A. Food Bowl is organized by the Los Angeles Times. www.lafoodbowl.com

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Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi’s RigolettoSaturday, May 12, 2018 → Sunday, June 03, 2018

This timeless tragedy of sacrifice, betrayal and revenge features several of Verdi’s best-known works. Italian baritones Leo Nucci and Ambrogio Maestri share the title role of the court jester. Conducted by Matthew Aucoin. Organized by the LA Opera.   Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012&nbs...

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Fare Cinema - 1st Italian Cinema Week
Fare Cinema - 1st Italian Cinema WeekTuesday, May 29, 2018

On the occasion of FARE CINEMA - First Week of Italian Cinema in the World, costume designer Milena Canonero, winner of four Academy Awards for Barry Lyndon (1975), Chariots of Fire (1981), Marie Antoinette (2006) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), and production designer Stefana Cella, whose credits include production...

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The Chiarioscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy
The Chiarioscuro Woodcut in Renaissance ItalySunday, June 03, 2018 → Thursday, September 06, 2018

For this first major presentation of the subject in the United States, some 100 rare chiaroscuro woodcuts from the Italian Renaissance will be brought together alongside related drawings, engravings, and sculpture. Its accompanying catalogue, published with the participation of the Institute, offers a fresh perspective...

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Not an Artist: Toyboyz Edition - Round Table
Not an Artist: Toyboyz Edition - Round TableWednesday, June 06, 2018

On the occasion of the Los Angeles Design Festival (June 7-10) and of the opening of the exhibit NOT AN  ARTIST -  TOYBOYZ EDITION, the Institute is pleased to host a round table discussion dedicated to the emerging professions in contemporary art with special attention to the field of toy design. Partecipan...

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Not an Artist: Toyboyz Edition - The Exhibition
Not an Artist: Toyboyz Edition - The ExhibitionThursday, June 07, 2018 → Friday, September 21, 2018

Toy designers as a symbol of the blurring lines between disciplines in contemporary art. On view works by Massimo Giacon, Tokidoki/Simone Legno, J.Led and Fidia Falaschetti. Curated by Igor Zanti, IED Venezia Director.  

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Italian Movie Night: Ti Presento un Amico (2010)
Italian Movie Night: Ti Presento un Amico (2010) Thursday, June 07, 2018

Italian Movie Night on Thursday, June 7 at the Regency Theater in San Juan Capistrano with the screening of Ti Presento un Amico, a movie directed by Carlo Vanzina.  SYNOPSIS: Marco Ferretti is a handsome Italian manager who lives in London and he has sworn off women after a difficult affair. When Ma...

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The Chiaroscuro Woodcut: An Introduction to the Exhibition
The Chiaroscuro Woodcut: An Introduction to the ExhibitionThursday, June 14, 2018

A special lecture on this unique printing technique held by the LACMA exhibit's curator Naoko Takahatake. Organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with LACMA.   

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Make Music Day
Make Music DayThursday, June 21, 2018

A special concert by Alex Cole on the occasion of Make Music Day, an international free celebration of music held on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries around the world. Alex Cole lives in Los Angeles where he is pursuing his career as a composer, singer, guitar player, and owner of “Unleash the B...

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To Rome and Back: Individualism and Authority in Art, 1500-1800
To Rome and Back: Individualism and Authority in Art, 1500-1800Sunday, June 24, 2018 → Sunday, February 24, 2019

Assembled entirely from LACMA’s permanent collection, this exhibition reveals the depth of Rome’s impact from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, before rising individualism, internationalism, and the optimistic equilibrium between secular and religious forces caused the city’s ultimate marginalizatio...

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