October 20th • 7:00-9:00pm - Raphael Santi/Sanzio – Celebrating His Art 500 Years After His Death. Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael, all three known by their first names, are considered the greatest masters of Italian High Renaissance. Raphael created his own recognizable style -serene celestial beauty of religious paintings – but learned from,...

Thursday October 15th • 7:00-9:00pm. With Carla Gambescia. Organized by Casa Belvedere – The Italian Cultural Foundation. Test your knowledge about Italian cuisine while discovering little-known facts and the origin stories behind some of the Italian cuisine’s most iconic ingredients and dishes. An interactive and entertaining “salon” exploring It...

Though the pandemic has prevented live participation in Casa Belvedere’s classes and program offerings over the last several months, it didn’t stop the cultural foundation from sharing Italian arts and culture with the community on a virtual basis. In late summer when the foundation was able to resume outdoor programs, protocol related to proper so...

Relax in the Countryside and Farmhouses - Saturday, August 22nd • 10:00am EDT. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Join Beatrice as she explores the various vacations Italy has to offer. Guest Speaker: Marco Evangelista, Director of Journeys by Central Holidays. Each Coffee Chat guest is entered to win a specialty gift courtesy of SI-Espresso...

Live Coffee Chat at Casa Belvedere: At the Lakes - Saturday, August 8th • 10:00am EST. Each Coffee Chat guest is entered to win a specialty gift courtesy of SI-Espresso! REGISTER HERE. Once you register, you will receive the link to join the chat the night before the event. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Join Beatrice as she explores the...

Saturday, August 1st • 10:00am EST. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Join Beatrice as she explores the various vacations Italy has to offer. Register Here. Once you register, you will receive the link to join the chat the night before the event. Guest speaker: Annamaria Sorrentino, President & Founder of Shop Wine and Dine Italy is home to...

Live Coffee Chat at Casa Belvedere: Italian Beaches/ Le Spiagge Italiane. Saturday, July 25th • 10:00am. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Guest speaker: Marco Evangelista, Director of Journeys by Central Holidays. Each Coffee Chat guest is entered to win a specialty gift courtesy of SI-Espresso! REGISTER HERE. Once you register, you will r...

Join Us For Our Annual Tuesday Night. Outdoor Italian Film Festival - Cinema Sotto Le Stelle. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere - 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Screenings Begin at 8:00 PM (near sunset) Your Safety Is Our Priority. Social distance practices will be in place. Space is limited. Registration is required. Gu...

Live Coffee Chat at Casa Belvedere: Naples Culinary Tour. Saturday, June 13th • 10:00am EST. Register Here. Take a virtual Naples culinary tour! From the signature local pastry, sfogliatella, to iconic street foods, this is a full feast of Naples’ best bites in the picturesque old market streets of the city, among the locals. Photographer Anita San...

Saturday, May 23rd • 10:00am. Italian, and Italian-American, gardening knowledge has been carried from generation to generation and is now more relevant  than ever. REGISTER HERE Join Beatrice and guest Mary Menniti , founder of The Italian Garden Project, as they celebrate the joy and wisdom inherent in the traditional Italian American vegetable g...