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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Ferragosto On Film: Friends Will be Friends
Ferragosto On Film: Friends Will be FriendsThursday, August 22, 2019

Celebrate Ferragosto, one of the most popular holidays in Italy held on August 15, at the Institute with a special Italian Summer screening series dedicated to Italian comedies, including classic and contemporary films. The third movie of the series is the US premiere of Restiamo Amici (Friends Will Be Friends, Anton...

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Leonardo: Connecting Art and Anatomy
Leonardo: Connecting Art and AnatomyThursday, September 12, 2019

Professor Kevin Petti’s talk focuses on Leonardo the Anatomist. Known for iconic works such as The Last Supper and Mona Lisa, closely examining Leonardo’s anatomical sketches in his private papers reveals a new dimension to his genius. Leonardo employed dissection techniques generations ahead of university ana...

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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, showcasing fourteen designers, an intimate conversation with featured artists (Ale Giorgini, Francesco Poroli, and Massimiliano Gatti, others tbc). The exhibit narrates Italian illustration through the works of the most celebrated...

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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

A 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 Cultural Insti...

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

"Being Leonardo Da Vinci" is written and directed by Massimiliano Finazzer Flory in collaboration with Rai Cinema, and it is part of the events organized to celebrate Leonardo's passing 500 year anniversary.  Proceeds from the film event will go to the children served by NDI New Mexico.

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

"Being Leonardo Da Vinci" is written and directed by Massimiliano Finazzer Flory in collaboration with Rai Cinema, and it is part of the events organized to celebrate Leonardo's passing 500 year anniversary.

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

"Being Leonardo Da Vinci" is written and directed by Massimiliano Finazzer Flory in collaboration with Rai Cinema, and it is part of the events organized to celebrate Leonardo's passing 500 year anniversary. After the screening there will be a Q&A with the director.

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

"Being Leonardo Da Vinci" is written and directed by Massimiliano Finazzer Flory in collaboration with Rai Cinema, and it is part of the events organized to celebrate Leonardo's passing 500 year anniversary. After the screening there will be a Q&A with the director.

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Federico Rampini: When Our History Begins
Federico Rampini: When Our History BeginsWednesday, November 06, 2019

Renowned Italian journalist Federico Rampini will present his latest book, When Our History Begins. The Great Turning Points of the Past that Shaped the World We Live in Today (Quando inizia la nostra storia. Le grandi svolte del passato che hanno disegnato il mondo in cui viviamo Mondadori, 2018). History is the teacher...

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Alessandro Baricco: The Game
Alessandro Baricco: The GameWednesday, November 13, 2019

Italian writer Alessandro Baricco presents his latest book The Game (Einaudi, 2018), which deconstructs our transition from analogical to digital reality and its consequencesin our society. Baricco will also hold a lecture at Chapman University on November 11. Organized by the IIC in collaboration with Chapman University,...

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Teatro Patologico presents Medea
Teatro Patologico presents Medea Thursday, December 12, 2019

Adapted and directed by Dario D’Ambrosi (in attendance) this special production of Euripides’ Medea features professional and differently abled actors, drawn from D’Ambrosi’s Pathological Theatre project. In English and Attic Greek.  

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