We are delighted to invite you to a special presentation of the upcoming 12th all-online edition of the Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis / St. Paul. On Saturday, February 6, from 6:00 to 6:45 P.M., Tiziana Cervesato, Festival Director, Tommaso Cammarano, Artistic Director, and Dr. Federico Pacchioni, co-author of Peter Bondanella’s A History of...

Expand your knowledge of the history and culture of Italian gastronomy with the world’s leading international educational and training centre for Italian Cuisine ALMA - La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana. Join us on Saturday, December 19, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a live conversation (in English) with Chef Ambassador Andrea Ruisi about...

EXCLUSIVE LIVE EVENT FROM ITALY! Join us on Saturday, November 21, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a conversation (in English) with the Giusti Family, the world's oldest producer of Aceto Balsamico di Modena. Register here. The "Great Deposit of Balsamic Vinegar of Giuseppe Giusti" is the oldest acetaia of the world, founded in 1605 in the town of Mod...

Le Marche region – Its colors, scents and sounds. A multi-sensory journey across this Italian gem. Join the Italian Cultural Center this Fall as we showcase Italy’s regional richness and diversity in our new series "Viaggi per l’Italia" (Travels through Italy). For the first appointment, we discover Le Marche, an awe-inspiring region along the Adri...

You know that sometimes in these interviews I have the pleasure of knowing leaders of Italian and Italian American communities throughout the United States. Today my personal tour of America takes me to the North Star State, Minnesota, where I meet Sandra Gengler. Born and raised in Ancona, in the Marche region, she moved to the US to attend colleg...

On August 14th, 2020, ICC President, Sandra Gengler, was awarded the title of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy). This prestigious title is conferred by the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, to individuals who distinguish themselves through actions that strengthen Italy’s positive standing ab...

Join us Sunday, August 23 at 11:30 a.m. CDT, for the first episode of Il Salotto degli Artisti. This exclusive monthly event offers a unique opportunity to take a peek into the life and studios of contemporary local artists in Florence. Learn More. Online Event - Registration is required. Free or with suggested donation to support our programming I...

The Italian Cultural Center joins the people of Minnesota and across the world grieving the unjust death of George Floyd. In line with our mission, our classes and events will continue to promote a culture of inclusiveness and understanding as a path to constructive and lasting change. "Non vi può essere vera libertà senza giustizia sociale, come n...

Sunday, June 7, 12:30 - 1:30 pm CDT via Zoom. During this and the following episodes, you will have a chance to meet some of the families behind famous wines of the Piemonte region. On Sunday, June 7, 12:30 - 1:30 pm CDT, you will hear the stories of the past and present life of the Rocca and Cigliuti families, producers of the famous Barbaresco wi...

Friday May 29. 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Zoom Meeting. Registration here. Member: FREE, registration required. ICC Members receive a $5 DISCOUNT & PERSONAL INSCRIPTIONS when ordering the book! See event description for details. Non-Member: FREE, registration required. A detailed email with information on how to access this event online will be sent closer...