Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles


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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La dolce Vitti
La dolce VittiThursday, November 15, 2018 → Thursday, February 28, 2019

In conjunction with Cinema Italian Style 2018, this exhibit depicts Monica Vitti's life, style and films, illustrating in detail the actress and woman adored in Italy and abroad.  Curated by Nevio De Pascalis, Marco Dionisi and Stefano Stefanutto Rosa. Organized by Istituto Luce Cinecitta' and the Italian Cultural In...

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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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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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Chef Fabio Ugoletti: Pranzo Toscano
Chef Fabio Ugoletti: Pranzo ToscanoSaturday, February 16, 2019

Fabio Ugoletti  was born in Parma, Italy, and spent his childhood in the heart of the Po River Valley, also known as the “Food Valley.” It was here that he learned to appreciate good food and family traditions. His culinary career began when he started working in luxury hotels and upscale restaurant...

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Los Angeles Italia 2019
Los Angeles Italia 2019Sunday, February 17, 2019 → Saturday, February 23, 2019

The 14th edition of Los Angeles Italy is coming back with many important actors and directors from the new Italian cinematographic scenery, presented by Capri in The World Institute with Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Italian Trade Agency, under the auspices of the Consulate General...

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Italian Genealogy: Discovering Your Ancestral Records in Italy and in the USA
Italian Genealogy: Discovering Your Ancestral Records in Italy and in the USAThursday, February 21, 2019

Back by Popular Demand! Millions of Americans identify themselves as having Italian ancestry. If you’re one of them, this workshop might be of interest to you!It offers a hands-on approach to researching documents relevant to families that emigrated from Southern Italy to the U.S. The one-day workshop provides particip...



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Italian Festival of Arizona
Italian Festival of ArizonaFriday, February 22, 2019 → Sunday, February 24, 2019

The 6th edition of the Italian Festival of Arizona features art exhibits, music and entertainment, and Italian food and wine. Organized by the Italian Association of Arizona in collaboration with the IIC.

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MEET Italy: Meet Maurizio Vecchione, Global Good Fund
MEET Italy: Meet Maurizio Vecchione, Global Good FundThursday, March 07, 2019

MEET Italy is a network for Italian-American and Italian executives engaged in the fields of Media, Entertainment, Economy, and Technology, also open to local representatives. The Keynote speaker of this special presentation is Maurizio Vecchione, Executive Vice President of Global Good and Research at Intellectual Ventures. Organ...

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Italian Class: Change, Motivate, Entertain
"Italian Class: Change, Motivate, Entertain"Saturday, March 09, 2019

An educational workshop "Italian Class: Change, Motivate, Entertain", organized by Edilingua, in collaboration with Lingua Viva, Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles, Istituto Italiano Scuola, Fondazione Italia. The workshop is directed to adults, teenagers and we planned a funny learning class for the youngest. Apply...

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Chiara Guidi’s “The Land of Earthworms”
Chiara Guidi’s “The Land of Earthworms”Sunday, March 10, 2019 → Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Part of the 2019 Revolutions International Theatre Festival of Albuquerque, Chiara Guidi's The Land of Earthworms is a deeply touching children's play examining death, freely inspired by Euripides' Alcestis. Organized by Societas Raffaello Sanzio with the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of New Mexico...

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Chef Fabio Ugoletti: Pranzo Emiliano-Romagnolo
Chef Fabio Ugoletti: Pranzo Emiliano-RomagnoloSaturday, March 16, 2019

Second meeting with Fabio Ugoletti, this time with a new menu from Emilia Romagna. Space is limited, RSVP required calling (310) 824-7408 Info at    Aperitivo - Chizze reggiane (fried bread stuffed with Parmigiano-Reggiano)- Cipolline borettane al Balsamico (Balsamic vineg...

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I LOVE WASTE, WORKING WITH WASTE - Luisa Cevese Riedizioni e Riedizioni speciali
"I LOVE WASTE, WORKING WITH WASTE - Luisa Cevese Riedizioni e Riedizioni speciali"Wednesday, March 20, 2019 → Saturday, June 01, 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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Carlo Vecce on Leonardo Da Vinci
Carlo Vecce on Leonardo Da VinciThursday, March 28, 2019

Carlo Vecce, prof. of Italian literature at the University of Naples “L’Orientale”, will give a talk on Leonardo Da Vinci’s intellectual world. Organized by the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles in collaboration with Chapman University.

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SCIENCE AND CULTURE: An Italian perspective
SCIENCE AND CULTURE: An Italian perspectiveSaturday, March 30, 2019

Don’t miss the fourth edition of the Italian Perspective series. This year, Science and Culture: An Italian Perspective will include four plenary lectures focusing on different intersections between Italian art and culture and scientific thought and discoveries, including anatomy, mathematics, geometry, and more. A...

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