"You're Sending Me Where?: Dispatches from Summer Camp". Author Eric Dregni (University of Minnesota Press, 2017) will present his latest book, October 5th at 6PM - Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 Summer camp is wild, but what happens when you add Italians to the mix? Welcome! Benvenuti? It’s summertime in northern Mi...

European Bookclub - TIES (“LACCI”). The discussion in English will be moderated by Prof. Alessia Ricciardi (Northwestern University). Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 6PM - Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 Translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, Ties is a compulsively readable and provocative novel about marriag...

When: June 8th at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - What: Renaissance Cuisine: Banquets and the Food of the Rich a lecture by Daniele Macuglia. Free and open to the public. RSVP at: https://renaissancecuisine2.eventbrite.com The second of two seminars by Daniele Macuglia that explore Renaissance cuisine. W...

OPENING OF THE SOLO EXHIBITION “SUPERNOVA” by ENRICO MAGNANI. May 30th, at 6pm. Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 The exhibition will feature works of art created specifically for the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago by the artist. A reception will follow. The artist will be in attendance. The exhibition will be on...

When: May 24th at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - What: The 2nd Edition of this bestselling biograpy of one of the most important Italian intellectuals of the post–World War II erapresented by Author Barth David Schwartz Author Barth David Schwartz will present the 2nd edition of the bestselling biograph...

An Evening with Alberto Moravia, a dramatic (and comedic) reading of 3 of Moravia's short stories. by Lawrence Garner. May 2nd at 6:30pm. Italian Cultural Institute. 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450. Chicago, IL. Free and open to the public. Lawrence Garner will give a dramatic (and comedic) reading of 3 of Moravia's short stories from his antholo...

April 25th at 4:30pm - University of Chicago - Harper Memorial 130. SCREENING OF THE ROAD TO RECONCILIATION (LA VIA DELLA CONCILIAZIONE) - BY RAFFAELE BRUNETTI AND PIERGIORGIO CURZI - ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL USAThe Via della Conciliazione with St. Peter's Basilica in the background is one of Rome's most famous images. But few realize that this street...

When: Friday, April 28th at 7pm - Where: Instituto Cervantes, 31 W Ohio St. - Entrance : Free Via dei dollari” is an hour-long presentation in English with poems and songs performed in Italian. “Via dei dollari,” or Dollar Street, is the name of the avenue that runs through the center of Casteldardo, a small town in the Marche region known througho...

When: April 25th at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - What: Staglieno Cemetery Genoa's magnificent, neglected sculpture museum a lecture by Author, Sculptor and Marble Carver Walter S. Arnold Genoa is not on the "grand tour"of Italy- everyone focuses on Rome, Florence and Venice. Very little attention is g...

When: April 14th at 6pm - What: Foreign Faces: Race, Ethnicity and Identity in the Art of the Roman Empire- Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 Free and open to the public. Registration at https://foreign-faces.eventbrite.com  Third Lecture: How was the 'typical' Roman supposed to appear, and how do these visual nor...