In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces the readings of Italian plays in translation to be presented as part of In Scena! 2019. In Scena! will partner for the third year with the Italian Playwright Project (IPP) curated by Valeria Orani (Umanism NYC) together with the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at CUNY, to present a reading of My Hero b...

On the occasion of the exhibition Italian Types, on view at the Institute from March 21 to May 2, we present a special screening of Design is One. Lella & Massimo Vignelli, a documentary by Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra. Co-director Kathy Brew will introduce the film and discuss the Vignellis in conversation with designer Jonathan Wajskol. Lella an...

Era il 1927 quando Fortunato Depero mise in valigia il suo Libro imbullonato, praticamente fresco di stampa, e insieme alla moglie Rosetta partì per Nuova York in cerca di fortuna (alcune fonti citano il 1928 come anno della partenza, ma poco cambia). Arrivato nella Grande Mela, Depero lavorò come pubblicitario, ebbe tra i clienti testate come il N...

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces Tobia Rossi’s play Hide and Seek (Nascondino) as the 2019 Mario Fratti Award winner. The award ceremony will take place on Monday, May 13 at 6pm at the Italian Cultural Institute (686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021) where the reading of the translation of the play, made by the official translator of the...

A creator is someone who invents something that was not there before: being a scientist, an artist, an entrepreneur. Italian history boasts many examples of famous creators, beginning with Leonardo da Vinci, whose 500th anniversary from his death is celebrated this year. Together with the journalist Maria Teresa Cometto we have organized a series o...

From Thursday, March 21, 2019 to Friday, April 26, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. An exhibition curated by Patricia Belen, Greg D'Onofrio, Melania Gazzotti. Italian graphic design has had a lasting influence on the American visual and cultural lan...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019. From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm EST. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. An evening dedicated to Milan with Stefano Boeri, architect and President of Fondazione La Triennale, in conversation with Noemi Bonazzi and Peter Eisenman, moderated by Matteo Milani. Stefan...

Tutti lo conoscono come padre del microchip, l’Intel 4004 ritenuto il primo microprocessore nella storia dell’informatica. Federico Faggin, classe 1941, di Vicenza e negli USA dal 1968, è stato ospite all’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York nell’ambito del secondo appuntamento della sere “Italian Creators of our Time”, intervistato dalla giorn...

Monday, March 11, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 86 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065 - USA. Entrance: Free. A conversation between Italian pianist Beatrice Rana and Harvey Sachs, writer and music historian, on the occasion of the young, yet renowned, musician's piano recital at Carnegie Hall. At twenty-four Be...

Last week the Italian Cultural Institute of New York opened its doors to the first event of a series of conversations with Italian professionals and creators led by the Italian journalist Maria Teresa Cometto, in collaboration with the Italian consulate. Elena Favilli, a writer, creator and entrepreneur, was the first guest of the series. She atten...