The Italian Cultural Society (ICS), a nonprofit organization that promotes the appreciation and knowledge of Italian Language and Culture, will host “A Taste of Time”, a fundraising Gala at the Embassy of Italy on June 7, 2024. At the event, the ICS will honor Carlo Petrini, founder of the groundbreaking, international Slow Food movement, and Rober...

Approximately 170 children participated in the charity Easter egg hunt hosted by the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, in the backyard of Villa Firenze. The event, organized in collaboration with the American Italian Food Coalition and the Italian Cultural Society, with the support of Ferrero, raised thirty thousand dolla...

The Embassy of Italy, in collaboration with American Italian Food Coalition and The Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC, is pleased to invite your family to the Easter Egg Hunt at Villa Firenze, the residence of the Ambassador of Italy, S.E. Mariangela Zappia, on Sunday April 7th from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. Learn more here.   The event is organized...

The Italian Heritage Night was a success! ICS ticket holders enjoyed exclusive pre- and post-game experiences during the Wizards vs Jazz basketball game at the Capital One Arena on January 25th. Children attending with their parents and/or grandparents not only relished the game but also had the unique opportunity to stand close to the players duri...

The Italian Cultural Society (ICS), a nonprofit organization that promotes the appreciation and knowledge of Italian Language and Culture, will host “Green Obsession”, a fundraising Gala at the Embassy of Italy on October 18, 2023 at 6.30 Pm EST. At the event, the ICS will honor Stefano Boeri, an Italian architect, urban planner, and a founding par...

Join the the Embassy of Italy for EU Open House on Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and discover the European chanceries around Washington DC. Explore the fascinating world of Italy’s palaces, museums, and other extraordinary places through the “Massimo Listri: Italian Wonder” photo exhibition, co-organized by the Italian Cultural...

The Italian Cultural Society is happy to collaborate with the Kennedy Center in promoting: LEONARDISSIMO! – Leonardo da Vinci’s World and Its Waters. Part of the River Run Arts Festival. This stunning multimedia presentation about Leonardo da Vinci delves into the great master’s obsession with water. From the rivers that course through his painting...

Sunday December 4th, at 2:30 at the ICS Headquarters 4833 Rugby Ave. Bethesda, MD 20814. RSVP Here. In collaboration with Georgetown University, Department of Italian & OSDIA (Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America). This event is free. Please consider an end-of-year donation. Light refreshments afterwards. If you live far from the ICS, you c...

Sunday, October 16th, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008. RSVP here. On the occasion of the 22nd edition of the Week of Italian Language in the World dedicated to l’Italiano e i Giovani, Kairos Italy Theater presents an interactive event based on the experience of Versetto Libero. Founded in 2014...

The Italian Cultural Society held its Gala Awards Dinner 2022 “Beyond the Runway” at the Italian Embassy on June 10. The evening began with a cocktail reception, both indoors and on the sun-dappled patio to the sounds of a jazz trio. Ambassador Mariangela Zappia welcomed guests and lauded the ICS for its Italian language instruction, which opens th...