The Embassy of Italy and Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, under the patronage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, present the exhibition 3CODESIGN | 3Rs: Reduce Recycle Reuse, dedicated to the relationship between design and sustainability. Curated by architect Silvana Annicchiarico, the exhibition aim...

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute invite you to a special screening of Kinderblock, a documentary by Ruggero Gabbai. On March 29, 1944, Andra and Tatiana Bucci, aged four and six, were deported from Fiume, Italy, to Auschwitz. Born of a Jewish mother, there w...

On January 24, 2022, as part of our commemorations for International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute invite you to an online conversation with Edith Bruck. Edith Bruck is a holocaust survivor whose adopted home is Italy. Born to a poor Jewish family in Tiszabercel, Hungary, Bruck was deported...

From the marvelous theatre of the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy, acclaimed pianist and conductor, Vanessa Benelli Mosell, performs a program inspired by her latest album “Casta Diva”. Translating the pyrotechnics of bel canto and the lyricism of Romantic opera into the language of pianistic composition, the concert features adaptations from Be...

On the occasion of the sixth Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, the Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington present the documentary series ‘Italian Markets’. Available from 15 to 21 November, the documentaries will take viewers to the cities of Turin, Florence and Palermo, amidst their colours, aromas, peo...

The sixth annual Week of Italian Cuisine in the World begins Monday, November 15th through Saturday November 21st. The weeklong celebration promoting Italian cuisine is an initiative promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs along with other agencies such as the Italian Trade Agency (as well as Italian Cultural Institutes). The Italian Em...

Join us to meet Prof. Anthony R. DelDonna, author of Instrumental Music in Late Eighteenth-Century Naples: Politics, Patronage, and Artistic Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2021), in conversation with Prof. Guido Olivieri (University of Texas at Austin) as they discuss the monograph and ongoing research into the instrumental music traditions o...

When Michelangelo the Younger commissioned a 5-month pregnant Artemisia Gentileschi to paint the Allegory of Inclination on Casa Buonarroti’s ceiling, the fee was three times that of her male counterparts. Her allegorical depiction represented just one of many 'virtues' painted to commemorate the qualities of ‘the Divine Michelangelo’. And it had A...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, DC, and International Arts & Artists, in collaboration with Cody Gallery at Marymount University, are pleased to present Goldschmied & Chiari’s first solo show in Washington DC, "Magnifica". The exhibit, curated by Allison Nance, will debut a new series of Untitled Views, the artis...

As part of the 2021 DC Jazz Festival, we are pleased to announce the performance of Italian saxophonist Marco Pignataro and his outstanding “Jazzet” featuring John Patitucci on bass, Alan Pasqua on piano, Cory Pesaturo on accordion, as well as emerging young talent Tyson Jackson on drums. Their evocative and powerful music is a blend of modern jazz...