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...

Sunday, March 20th at 3:00pm ET- WEBINAR. In collaboration with Georgetown University, Department of Italian & NIAF (National Italian American Foundation). RSVP here. Giorgio Chiarva will present his book in conversation with Anna Lawton, PhD, Writer and Publisher, Sara Gay Forden, journalist at Bloomberg and author of the book House of Gucci, Prof...

Wednesday, March 2, 2022. 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM CET. Online event. LINK TO WEBINAR.  The Department of Italian and the Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC invite you for a talk with international business correspondent and bestselling writer Sara Gay Forden, in conversation with Donatella Melucci, Teaching Professor and Nicoletta Pireddu, Profe...

The ICS – Italian Language Program is looking for: 1. Italian teacher for kids’ or teens’ classes in Bethesda, MD, Washington DC, and Fairfax, VA (Contractor). 2. Teachers for adults in Bethesda, MD, Washington DC, Fairfax,VA and Frederick, MD (Contractor). 3. Cooking Class Teacher (Contractor). 4. Children’s Language Program Coordinator (Part time...

On Sunday January 23rd, at 2:30 pm ET, we will host the webinar on the book "Oscar Wilde's Italian Dream 1875-1900", written by Renato Miracco, published in 2020, in English by Damiani, and in Italian by Colonnese (Oscar Wilde. Il Sogno Italiano 1875-1900).  The author will present his book - in English - in conversation with Prof. Gino Scatasta, U...

We are pleased to announce that our annual Fundraising Event to celebrate Italian Culture and the Recipients of our Scholarship Awards will take place also this year. Instead of the Gala at the Italian Embassy, we will host an exclusive dinner outdoors, for a limited number of guests, due to the circumstances. We will enjoy a fine Italian dinner in...

Requirements: Must have a work permit; Native Italian; University degree, preferably in Education; Passion for teaching children; Previous experience in teaching children; Creative, flexible, motivated and with a positive personality. Il/la candidato/a ideale dovrà coordinare insegnanti, sillabi, materiale, libri, e formazione delle classi, con il...

We are pleased to remind you that The Italian Cultural Society offers awards for students who excel in the study of Italian language, Classics, Music, Science, Arts! In particular: Italian language; classics; musics; science; art. Applications are due by June 15th. Details and application information can be found here.  Italian Language - High Scho...

In the US Capitol building, there is a marble bust of Giuseppe Garibaldi, the popular hero of the Italian Risorgimento, signed Giuseppe Martegana, 1888. The official catalogue “Art in the United States Capitol” lists the bust as the  gift of members of the Italian Society of Washington, Citizens of Italian descent, 1888.  1888: Italy was a very you...

On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, The Italian Cultural Society is pleased to host Prof. Francesco Ciabattoni from Georgetown University. Join us for our March Cultural Event: Polyphony in Dante’s Paradiso. Sunday, March 21st, 3:00 pm (ET), on Zoom. The event is in anticipation of the Dantedì, March 25th, the official day de...