Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles


Serial Flirtations: Rotari’s Muses
Serial Flirtations: Rotari’s MusesFriday, March 03, 2017 → Monday, July 31, 2017

The Norton Simon Museum presents an intimate exhibition examining Pietro Rotari (1707–1762), an illustrious Italian artist who found success and fortune in Vienna and beyond, ultimately becoming court painter to Empress Elizabeth of Russia. Serial Flirtations: Rotari’s Muses brings together eight paintings ...

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Artists from the Accademia
Artists from the Accademia Tuesday, April 11, 2017 → Sunday, July 30, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the California State University (CSU) Program in Florence, this exhibit includes digital prints of works by artists who teach art courses at the Accademia that are also part of the CSU studio curriculum. Opening reception: Tuesday, May 9, 5-6:30pm. Organized by Dr. Irina D. Costa...

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Los Angeles Times Food Bowl
Los Angeles Times Food BowlMonday, May 01, 2017 → Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A major new annual food festival that will celebrate L.A.’s dynamic and influential food scene while promoting awareness about food waste and hunger. Hundreds of events throughout the city will showcase its culinary diversity and California’s produce through a unique and vibrant festival program. Massimo Bottura,...

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The Lure of Italy: Artists' Views
The Lure of Italy: Artists' ViewsTuesday, May 09, 2017 → Sunday, July 30, 2017

From the crumbling ruins of ancient Rome to the crystal clear light of Venice, Italy has fascinated travelers and artists for centuries. Painters and draftsmen have found inspiration not only in the cities but also in the countryside and in the deep history and culture. Visiting from France, England, the Netherlands, and...

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Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe
Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century EuropeTuesday, May 09, 2017 → Sunday, July 30, 2017

From Paris to Madrid and Vienna to London, from the Doge's Palace to St. Peter’s Square, Europe’s most iconic cities and monuments have played host to magnificent ceremonies. During the golden age of view painting in the eighteenth century, princes, popes, and ambassadors commissioned artists such as Canaletto an...

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Ardumman House Project – Drawings And Sounds
Ardumman House Project – Drawings And SoundsSaturday, May 20, 2017 → Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Anna Dusi absorbed the magic of Ireland and she “blended” with the soul of Ardrumman House. Sound Installation by Giuseppe Patanè. Curated by Kio Griffith. Artist Reception May 20, 7-10pm. Artist talk June 14, 7- 9pm. 

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Viva Vivaldi!
Viva Vivaldi!Thursday, May 25, 2017

Final concert of the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra’s second year as the orchestra-in-residence at Theatre Raymond Kabbaz. The program includes concertos from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons played by LA Opera First Violin and Concert Master Roberto Cani, coupled with an orchestral version of Claude Debussy’s C...

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Cinefesta Italia
Cinefesta ItaliaThursday, June 01, 2017 → Sunday, June 04, 2017

Annual event of films, artisanship, food and culture, which lasts an entire month and simultaneously benefits local charities. The opening weekend features Italian cinema while the rest of the month highlights culture and gastronomy. Organized in collaboration with the Italian Consulate offices of New Mexico, the Italian...

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Marisa Merz: The Sky is a Great Space
Marisa Merz: The Sky is a Great Space Sunday, June 04, 2017 → Sunday, August 20, 2017

Bringing together five decades of work—from her early Arte Povera experiments, to the enigmatic heads and faces created in the 1980s and 1990s, to more recent installations—this exhibition explores the prodigious talent and influence of Marisa Merz (Turin, Italy, 1926) and is the first retrospective of her wor...

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New Media Film Festival: David Cinnella & Virgilio Villoresi
New Media Film Festival: David Cinnella & Virgilio Villoresi Tuesday, June 06, 2017 → Thursday, June 08, 2017

The 8th annual New Media Film Festival leads the way in the pursuit of stories worth telling, the exploration of new media technologies, resulting in new distribution models and creating and establishing new methodologies in the global monetization of content. The three day event includes videos by the Itali...

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IIC Book Club  - Special Strega Prize 2017
IIC Book Club - Special Strega Prize 2017 Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Started in 1947, the Strega Prize is the most prestigious Italian literary award. A special book club at the IIC participates in the ballot that produces the finalists. The final round of voting, followed by the proclamation of the winner, takes place on the first Thursday in July in the nymphaeum of the Villa Giulia, Rome. Bookclub...

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Emilio Cavallini: Harmony Runs on a Thread
Emilio Cavallini: Harmony Runs on a ThreadWednesday, June 07, 2017 → Friday, August 25, 2017

The show highlights the artistic path of designer Emilio Cavallini, whose fine art comes out of his experience in the modern, technological even industrial field of fashion, elaborated through his deep passion for mathematics and physics. In Cavallini's visual universe harmony runs on a thread -- the same thread that comprises...

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Part 2: Italian Mediterranean Wines - East Coast of Italy
Part 2: Italian Mediterranean Wines - East Coast of ItalyMonday, June 12, 2017

An interactive wine tasting party is the perfect way to discover a favorite new bottle, learn something new about Italian food and wine culture, and organize a fun night for friends. Space is limited, RSVP required* This time we will take you through some of the Mediterranean region's indigenous grape varieties, such as...

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Make Music Day
Make Music Day Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In anticipation of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, and on the occasion of Make Music Day, an international free celebration of music held on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries around the world, violinist Roberto Cani from Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra and LA Opera and pianist Gavin Gamboa will play an...

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