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...

The National Chamber Ensemble, together with the EMBASSY OF ITALY and the ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE present NIGHT OF ITALIAN OPERA! Enjoy a glorious night of instrumental music, arias and duets with opera stars soprano YANA EMINOVA and baritone ANTON BELOV.   Some of the exciting operatic music of the evening will include duets from great o...

WASHINGTON- Nelll'Auditorium dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, sede dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura, si e' svolto il concerto della pianista Francesca Hurst che ha presentato musiche di Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801), Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849), Jennifer Margaret Barker (1965-...

Embassy of Italy - 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washington, DC 20008. December 1, 2015 at 6:45PM MORE INFO: click here CONTACT INFO: Giulio Busulini, Scientific Attaché, Embassy of Italy - [email protected] Registration PHOTO ID REQUIRED TO ENTER THE EMBASSY Overview of the importance to protect and preserve the Treasures...

Una colonna sonora inedita per celebrare l'Anno della Cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti composta dal Maestro Nicola Piovani. Una partitura per orchestra sinfonica dal titolo Allegretto Made in Italy, interpretata dall'Orchestra Italiana del Cinema e realizzata con la collaborazione di: Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Ambasciata d'Italia e Istituto...

The producers of the PBS science series NOVA and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC invite you to a special sneak peek screening event featuring NOVA's upcoming film, "Colosseum – Roman Death Trap" (53 minutes) ( more info ) followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A with experts from the film Including:   Gary Glassman - Prod...

The Department of Italian at Georgetown University together with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. invites proposals for a conference titled Teaching Italian Culture. The one-day conference will take place on October 19th 2013 during the Italian Language Week as part of a series of events celebrating the Year...