When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago This series of lectures, "Sport, Spectacle, and Games under the Roman Empire", by Professor Sinclair Bell, will look at the different ways in which sport and spectacle permeated the society and culture of the ancient Roman Empire (ca. 1-200 CE). The...

When: Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 Please join us as we celebrate the publication of John Vinci: Life and Landmarks, a new illustrated biography from Northwestern University Press by architectural writer Robert Sharoff and architectural photographer William Zbaren. Acclaimed...

Saturday, February 23rd from 6-9pm. Casa Italia Community Center, The Ballroom. 3800 Division Street, Stone Park, IL Presented by the Italian American Theatre of Chicago and Studio Z, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago. In this once-in-a-lifetime treat, Antonio Fava, Italy’s world-renowned maestro of Commedia dell’Arte,...

When: Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 Musicologist Jesse Rosenberg, Northwestern University, will lead this discussion, presented on the occasion of Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, February 16 - March 22, 2019.

The Embassy of Italy and the diplomatic-consular network in the USA commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, throughout the country, starting in the Capital. Ambassador Armando Varricchio underlined the leading role played by Italy in the defense of human rights and in the fight against racism,...

Interesting lecture by Professor Gabriele Boccaccini on the life of Luigi Ferri. The conference - Luigi Ferri: The Survival of a 12-year-old Italian Child at Auschwitz - at the University of Michigan was organized to mark the 2019 Holocaust Remembrance Day in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, the Italian Cultural Institute...

When: Tuesday, February 12th 6:00pm- Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave Suite 1450 - What: Presented on the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Leonardo da Vinci, The second of a series of lectures at the Italian Cultural Institute by Professor Giovanni Aloi (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) Leonar...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - Chicago, Illinois 60611. To hear La bohème for the first or for the hundredth time, one is struck by its dramatic cohesion and the wonderful unity of its construction. The listener is almost tempted to imagine the compose...

Tuesday, January 15th 6:00pm - Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave Suite 1450, Chicago, IL. Presented on the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Leonardo da Vinci. The first of a series of lectures at the Italian Cultural Institute by Professor Giovanni Aloi (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) Leonardo da Vi...

When. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450. Free and open to the public. RSVP at https://vittorebochetta.eventbrite.com   Vittore Bocchetta, born in Sardinia in 1918, is an Italian sculptor, painter, and academic. Bocchetta was a member of the anti-fascist I...