Presented by Apartment Zero at Artisphere on the occasion of The Washington, DC International Design Festival and in conjunction with The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century.   Experience this unique opportunity to meet one of the world's most prolific and sought-after product designers, direct from Milan. Roberto Pal...

On Monday October 19, 2015, at 6:30 pm, with the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Claudio Bisogniero, in attendance, the Embassy of Italy in Washington will host the award ceremony for the Italian winners of the first edition of The Bridge Book Award. The Bridge prize represents the ideal "bridge" joining Italian and American culture...

Italian dancer and choreographer Mimmo Miccolis and Austrian dancer Gloria Benedikt develop contemporary dance on the edge of artistic innovation and human need and base their work around issues of public concern, for which they strive to create artistic responses that inspire, thought provoke and emotionally touch audiences.   RIGHTS(?) (Am...

Embassy of Italy. 3000 Whitehaven Street NW. Washington, DC 20008Friday, April 29, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT). Register The Istituto Italiano di Cultura cordially invites you to the screening of "Depero. Rovereto, New York and Other Stories" (2015), the first documentary film focused on the artist from Trentino, Fortunato De...

A symposium in the US capital on Tuesday highlighted the many influences Italy has had on the White House through the centuries, from Cicero's ideal of the gentleman politician to the concept of equality espoused by Filippo Mazzei, which influenced Thomas Jefferson in guiding the nation's founding principles. The symposium "Italy in the White Hous...

Italians in DC, insieme all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Casa Italiana, la National Italian American Foundation, Sons of Italy, il Lido Civic Club, e' lieta di sponsorizzare l'evento organizzato dalla Holy Rosary Church (la chiesa italo-americana a Washington) all'interno dell'Anno della Cultura Italiana.   La tavola rotonda offrira' un pro...

A conference by Professor Costantino Sigismondi on measuring time with the sun. Through the construction of meridians (lines through which the sun crosses at noon) in Italian churches, increased precision and accuracy in solar astrometry was achieved.   From the Italian Renaissance through the 18th century the great basilicas of Italy were n...

Over 2500 visitors enjoyed the Italian Holiday Festival at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC on Saturday December 13, 2014. The beautiful Kogod courtyard was abuzz with the magic of traditional Italian performances and activities. "The Italian Fairy" entertained young visitors. Opera-Pop performed favorite songs. The Teatro Tasca...

In our journey to discover the thousands of different angles useful to analyze the relationship between Italy and the US, books are undoubtedly essential. Today we meet Maria Gliozzi, founder of AIFIC - American Initiative For Italian Culture and organizer of the Book Award The Bridge.   We thank her because we find very significant what she does...

Da oggi e fino al 6 giugno, il senatore Pd Claudio Micheloni è in missione a Washington-New York-Chicago (USA) alla guida di una delegazione del Comitato per le questioni degli italiani all'estero – di cui è presidente – e della Commissione Istruzione composta dai senatori Mussini, Conte e Turano. Cqie e Commissione sono impegnati nell'indagine con...