Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

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Events

Not an Artist: Toyboyz Edition - Exhibit extended until November 2
Not an Artist: Toyboyz Edition - Exhibit extended until November 2 Thursday, June 07, 2018 → Friday, November 02, 2018

After much acclaim the exhibit NOT AN ARTIST - Toyboyz Edition has been extended until November 2.   The Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles and IED - Istituto Europeo di Design - present NOT AN ARTIST - Toyboyz Edition an exhibition investigating the artistic phenomenon of Toy Design through the ...

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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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Look who's Talking! 101 Things no One ever Told you About the Magic World of Italian Dubbing
Look who's Talking! 101 Things no One ever Told you About the Magic World of Italian DubbingThursday, October 18, 2018

The volume entitled Look who’s talking presents the 101 most famous phrases from the world of cinema and tells the story of who really said them on Italian screens. That is to say, the Italian voice-over artists, the best in the world, who often have lives that seem like a movie. Dubbing, other than being a bridge...

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Italian Language Teachers' Workshop 2018
Italian Language Teachers' Workshop 2018Saturday, October 20, 2018 → Sunday, October 21, 2018

The third annual convention of ILT (Italian Languag Teachers' Workshop), organized by the Italian Department of the University of Southern California (USC) will be focused on new strategies to galvanise interest in the study of Italian Language and Culture in the US and to increase enrollment. A team of six experts in the...

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Italian-Swiss Movie Night
Italian-Swiss Movie NightTuesday, October 23, 2018

Screening of the Italian-Swiss film Finding Camille (Cercando Camille, 2017, 1h 33m) and the short film Invisible Trajectories (Traiettorie Invisibili, 2010, 14m). The Swiss-Italian director Bindu de Stoppani is back to talk about father-daughter relationships in her second feature film, Finding Camille, presented at the...

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New Italian Migrations to the United States
New Italian Migrations to the United StatesThursday, October 25, 2018

Authors Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra present New Italian Migrations to the United States, a two-volume collection that explores Italian immigration to the United States from 1945 to the present day. The books offer a radical rethinking of the history of Italian Americans by focusing on immigration to the United...

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The Renaissance Nude
The Renaissance NudeSaturday, October 27, 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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The Cremona Quartet in concert
The Cremona Quartet in concertSaturday, November 03, 2018 → Sunday, November 04, 2018

The Cremona Quartet, one of the most exciting chamber ensembles on the international stages, will play at the Maestro Chamber Music Society in Santa Monica (Nov. 3) and the Musco Center for the Arts in Orange (Nov 4).   Regularly invited to perform at the most important festivals and concert seasons across Europ...

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Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World: The extraordinary Italian Taste
Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World: The extraordinary Italian TasteMonday, November 12, 2018 → Sunday, November 18, 2018

A series of events organized to share and promote Italy culinary excellence and food education. Special workshops will be presented by Lingua Viva and the IIC.  For info and registration please visit our website or contact Lingua Viva at (310) 824-7408. Organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Internati...

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Cinema Italian Style 2018
Cinema Italian Style 2018Tuesday, November 13, 2018 → Sunday, November 18, 2018

The glamorous showcase for Italian contemporary cinema returns to Los Angeles with a rich and talented cast of actors, directors and producers. Organized by Istituto Luce Cinecitta' and the American Cinematheque in collaboration with the Italian Film Commission and the IIC, under the auspices of the Consulate General of...

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Italian Cooking Workshop
Italian Cooking WorkshopSaturday, November 17, 2018

In celebration of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, Fondazione Italia, the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles, Guidi Marcello LTD and Saor Project™ are coming together to offer an Italian Cooking Workshop for kids ages 5-12. The workshop will be preceded by a screening of the short animated fi...

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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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