Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles


Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed
Spectacular 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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Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters
Pontormo: Miraculous EncountersTuesday, February 05, 2019 → Sunday, April 28, 2019

This exhibition presents one of Pontormo’s most moving and innovative altarpieces, The Visitation (1520), alongside its preparatory drawing and two exceptional portraits painted during the same tumultuous period.  More information on 

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I LOVE WASTE, WORKING WITH WASTE - Luisa Cevese e il progetto Riedizioni
"I LOVE WASTE, WORKING WITH WASTE - Luisa Cevese e il progetto Riedizioni"Wednesday, March 20, 2019 → Saturday, June 29, 2019

On the occasion of the third annual Italian Design Day, the special initiative launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to promote contemporary Italian Design in the world, Luisa Cevese, who was selected as 2019 Ambassador of Italian Design for Los Angeles, will present her exhibit...

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Italian Film Festival USA – Phoenix edition
Italian Film Festival USA – Phoenix editionFriday, April 12, 2019 → Saturday, April 27, 2019

On April 12,13 and April 26,27, the annual edition of Italian Film Festival USA of Phoenix will feature local premieres of recent, critically acclaimed Italian films and shorts. Organized by Italian Film Festival USA in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles, ASU’s School of International...

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Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Beach Film FestivalThursday, April 25, 2019 → Thursday, May 02, 2019

The annual international film festival brings to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary cinema from around the World. The Italian Spotlight on April 30th will feature Ti Presento Sofia (Let me introduce you to Sofia, 2018, 1h 38m) by Guido Chiesa. In Italian with English subtitles.   Organized by the ...

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Screening: Beautiful Things
Screening: Beautiful ThingsMonday, April 29, 2019

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas proudly presents Beautiful Things (2017, 1h 35m), a heartfelt documentary by Giorgio Ferrero and Federico Biasin, winner of Best Italian Film by the Arca Jury (under 26) at the 74th Venice Film Festival. It is dedicated to those of us who could not endure a life without collecting useless obje...

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Leonardo da Vinci: 500 years
Leonardo da Vinci: 500 yearsTuesday, April 30, 2019 → Sunday, June 02, 2019

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death (on May 2nd, 1519 in Amboise, France), the Getty Museum is placing on view the two rare drawings by the master from its collection. Incorporating draft studies for paintings, sculpture, machinery, and human physiognomy, along with his characteristic “mirror...

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Los Angeles Times Food Bowl
Los Angeles Times Food BowlWednesday, May 01, 2019 → Friday, May 31, 2019

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 Italian Cultural Institute and Lingua Viva will present special wine and food classes. The L.A. Food Bowl is organized by theLos Angeles Times.   Info at 

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South East European Film Festival
South East European Film FestivalWednesday, May 01, 2019 → Wednesday, May 08, 2019

The festival educates about and promotes cultural diversity of South East Europe through its annual presentations of films from this region and year-round screenings and programs. SEEfest organizes conferences and retrospectives, serves as the cultural hub and resource for scholars and filmmakers, and creates opportunities...

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Leonardo500: Leonardo at the Getty
Leonardo500: Leonardo at the GettySaturday, May 04, 2019

On the occasion of the pop-up exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: 500 years (April 30th – June 2nd, 2019), Davide Gasparotto, Senior Curator of Paintings, Sue Ann Chui, Associate Conservator of Paintings, and Julien Brooks, Senior Curator of Drawings, will talk about the exhibited artworks and recent studies on ...

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Starring Europe: New Films from the EU
Starring Europe: New Films from the EUThursday, May 09, 2019 → Monday, May 13, 2019

European Award winning short and feature films and box office successes will screen at the American Cinematheque as part of this Festival featuring the best of contemporary cinema from the European Union. Italy is represented by Ovunque Proteggimi (Wherever You Are, 2018, 1h 50m) by Bonifacio Angius. In Italian with English...

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Los Angeles Times Food Bowl: Italian Wine Tradition and Leonardo da Vinci
Los Angeles Times Food Bowl: Italian Wine Tradition and Leonardo da VinciTuesday, May 14, 2019

On the occasion of the Los Angeles Times Food Bowl private guided tour by Davide Gasparotto, the senior curator of paintings for the pop-up exhibit “Celebrating Leonardo da Vinci” at the Getty Center, will be followed by a wine event led by Giammario Villa, Master Taster and Wine Educator, at the Italian Cultural Institut...

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Federico Fellini’s Faces
Federico Fellini’s FacesSaturday, May 18, 2019

A special one-time-only presentation will showcase a series of never-before-exhibited portraits of actors who worked with the Italian film director Federico Fellini by Milan-based photographer Ivan Cerullo. Cerullo will discuss each portrait as they are projected on the screen.Introduction by Alessandro Ago, Director of...

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Orchestral Treasures
Orchestral TreasuresThursday, May 23, 2019

Maestro Carlo Ponti and the Los Angeles Virtuosi will perform with soprano Lisa Delan, who will grace anew with a performance of Samuel Barber’s emotional Knoxville: Summer of 1915. Info and tickets at    Organized by Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz in collaboration with Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra.

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Exile: The Land of Non-Belonging
Exile: The Land of Non-BelongingSaturday, May 25, 2019 → Sunday, September 08, 2019

This exhibition brings together six artists from Afghanistan, Cuba, Iran, Nigeria, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam, who visually explore, through photographs and videos, the experience of exile and the desire for identity and belonging. Organized by the UCR ARTS. Curated by Camilla Querin, Curatorial Fellow at...

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