Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

audiobook > From the Dark Wood to Paradise. A Journey through Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy in thirty-three languages
audiobook > From the Dark Wood to Paradise. A Journey through Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy in thirty-three languagesWednesday, January 20, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles is pleased to present the audiobook From the dark forest to Paradise. A journey through Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy in thirty-three languages, published by Emons Audiolibri. The audiobook, produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the occasion...

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video presentazione > Francesca da Rimini in American Silent Cinema
video presentazione > Francesca da Rimini in American Silent CinemaWednesday, February 10, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

Online video presentation by Massimo Ciavolella, Distinguished Professor of Italian Studies, UCLA Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies. Introduction by Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles image:Francesca Bertini in Francesca da Rimini, 1910.

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video presentation > Francesca da Rimini in the arts
video presentation > Francesca da Rimini in the artsThursday, March 11, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

Ferruccio Farina, Director of the International Study Center Francesca da Rimini, will present his book Francesca Da Rimini Storia di un mito. Letteratura, arti visive e musica tra XIV E XXI secolo (Francesca Da Rimini History of a Myth. Literature, Visual Arts and Music between the 14th and the 21st centuries Maggioli...

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e-book > Reading Dante: How, Why
e-book > Reading Dante: How, WhyThursday, March 25, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

On the occasion of the celebrations of the 7th centenary of the death of Dante Alighieri, it is possible to download the ebook Reading Dante: How, Why (Sinistesie), by Ambassador Raffaele Campanella, with a preface by the well-known Dante's Mirko Tavoni. The work is designed and written to make it easier to read the Co...

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online book > Geronimo Stilton's A Thousand Wonders: A Journey to Discover Italy.
online book > Geronimo Stilton's A Thousand Wonders: A Journey to Discover Italy.Wednesday, May 26, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

There is a new mouse-tastic treasure hunt dedicated to the beauties of Italy. The protagonist is Geronimo Stilton – the mouse journalist most loved by children all over the world. Born from an idea of Elisabetta Dami, Geronimo explores our country in a new 224-page book entitled Mille Meraviglie Viaggio alla scop...

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exhibition > The Painters of Pompeii
exhibition > The Painters of PompeiiSaturday, June 26, 2021 → Sunday, October 17, 2021

Roman Frescoes from the National Archaeological Museum in Naples travel to North America for the first time. This historic presentation of painting in ancient Rome will be presented exclusively at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art before returning to Europe.  

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exhibit > Mario Giacomelli: Figure-Gound
exhibit > Mario Giacomelli: Figure-GoundTuesday, June 29, 2021 → Sunday, October 10, 2021

Born into poverty and self-taught as a photographer, Mario Giacomelli (1925–2000) lived his entire life in Senigallia, along Italy's Adriatic coast. Soon after purchasing his first camera in 1953, he began creating humanistic portrayals of people in their natural environments and dramatic abstractions of the landsca...

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exhibit > A Journey Through Italian Design
exhibit > A Journey Through Italian DesignThursday, September 23, 2021 → Saturday, October 23, 2021

The exhibit, curated by the 2021 Italian Design Ambassador in Los Angeles Mattia Biagi, explores the iconic creations by Italian designers and design companies. Bringing Italian design and culture to a wide public has always been one of Biagi’s goals since he moved to Los Angeles 18 years ago. His aim with this sho...

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CILS B1 Preparation Class - Online
CILS B1 Preparation Class - OnlineSaturday, October 02, 2021 → Saturday, December 11, 2021

An online preparation course for intermediate students who have to take the Italian citizenship exam. Please note that previous knowledge of Italian at intermediate level is recommended to attend this course. Candidates at a lower level may contact us for other options. Sundays 11AM - 1PM For more info and to register...

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book presentation > The Green Obsession: From Architecture to Urban Forestry
book presentation > The Green Obsession: From Architecture to Urban ForestryTuesday, October 05, 2021

Architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri presents the upcoming volume "Green Obsession: Trees Towards Cities, Humans Towards Forest) in an online conversation with Carlo Caccavale, Director of AIA Los Angeles, promoter of an annual conference on climate change. "Green Obsession", to be published in January 2022, retr...

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