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Cooking classes

Fall Session 2015 


Wine in contemporary Italy: Exploring the unique wines of each region in collaboration with North American Sommelier Association

Dates: October 20 & November 10/Tuesdays and December 9/Wednesday
Place: Italian Cultural Institute
Time: 6 to 8pm 
Fee: $40.00 (IIC/NASA members)/$45.00 (non-members)

with Nancy Real

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Art and Status at a Roman Banquet

Portrait Statue of an Aristocratic Boy, Augustan period, 27 B.C.-A.D.14, H 132.4 cm. W 50.8 cm, D 41.9 cm, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. No. 14.130.1, New York

Join art historian and chef Nancy DeLucia Real on a tour of the exhibition, Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World (on view July 28-November 1, 2015). You will view bronze sculptures of the Hellenistic period (dating from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. to the foundation of the Roman Empire in A.D. 31). Interactive discussion will ensue regarding how Roman aristocrats collected, copied and proudly showcased these masterpieces at their villas. Then, at the Italian Cultural Institute, you will prepare and enjoy foods from an ancient convivium or banquet – and chat about a Roman host’s collection of bronzes!

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Place: J. Paul Getty Museum (Getty Center) & Italian Cultural Institute
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Fee: $84.00* (members); $89.00* (nonmembers)

*A $15.00 parking fee at the Getty Center is not included.

To register please call (310) 824-7408.


Some of the greatest Italian chefs in Los Angeles will bring their collective expertise to offer a series of cooking classes at the Italian Cultural Institute.

Date: TBA
Place: TBA
Fee: TBA


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