Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

Bianca Salvo: The Universe Makers Public Exhibition | April 30–June 3 Osgoode Subway Station Queen St W & University Ave.

Upcoming events

European Book Club 2019: Dates and Titles
European Book Club 2019: Dates and TitlesThursday, March 28, 2019 → Thursday, December 05, 2019

Book Club 2019: Dates and Titles The European Book Club aims to introduce Canadians to European books and authors by crossing over cultures and allowing readers to discover modern European authors and their works. March 28: Palomar by Italo Calvino, presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura at the Alliance Fran&ccedi...

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Bianca Salvo: The Universe Makers
Bianca Salvo: The Universe MakersTuesday, April 30, 2019 → Monday, June 03, 2019

Public Exhibition | April 30–June 3 Osgoode Subway StationQueen St W & University Ave. Click here for more info Bianca Salvo explores the roles that photography, technology, and science fiction have played in producing evidence. Using collected documents and visual records, The Universe Makers (2016 – 1...

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Bella Donna at the Tarragon Theatre
Bella Donna at the Tarragon TheatreThursday, May 16, 2019 → Saturday, June 01, 2019

May 16 – Jun 1, 2019 Click here to buy tickets. Bella Donna Artists Collective by David Copelin | directed by ANITA LA SELVA Bella Donna invites audiences into the world of intrigue, politics, sex, and power, all controlled by one of history’s most powerful and misunderstood women: Lucrezia Borgia. While Pop...

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“Art in the Library”: Mimmo Baronello
“Art in the Library”: Mimmo BaronelloFriday, May 17, 2019 → Saturday, August 31, 2019

“Art in the Library” is the new original initiative created by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura to promote Italian-Canadian artists in Toronto. A new painting will be shown every season to delight our public with contemporary artists inspired by Italy and Italian culture. “Spring Cleaning” is the ti...

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The Photobook Lab: On Longevity
The Photobook Lab: On LongevitySaturday, May 25, 2019

Panel May 25, 3–4pm Toronto Photobook Library’s Zackery Hobler invites artists Steven Beckly, Seth Fluker, Cristian Ordóñez, Bianca Salvo, and Josée Schryer to articulate what makes a lasting photobook. Each artist will offer a unique perspective drawing from their own practice as bookmakers. Reception to...

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Doors Open at the Istituto - 2019
Doors Open at the Istituto - 2019Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to participate to Doors Open, the event that provides an opportunity to explore some of the most architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city – many of which are not usually open to the public. The current premises were b...

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CLAUDIO JR DE ROSA / ROBERTO OCCHIPINTI ENSEMBLE CD RELEASE
CLAUDIO JR DE ROSA / ROBERTO OCCHIPINTI ENSEMBLE CD RELEASETuesday, May 28, 2019

May 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT Ticket $15 Claudio Jr De Rosa – sax, Dave Restivo – piano, Roberto Occhipinti – double bass, Amhed Mitchel – drums, and William Sperandei, will launch their latest album “496 Huron” at The Jazz Bistro on Tuesday, May 28. The concert will feature a select...

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ONTHEMOVE. Toronto-Cortona
ONTHEMOVE. Toronto-CortonaWednesday, May 29, 2019

A photography exchange program between Canada and Italy   Voices in the Wilderness. By Ryan Walker One small island in the Salish Sea, 350 people off-grid: Voices in the Wilderness documents this remote community, conjuring and interrogating our nostalgia for a life known via clichés cemented by time and...

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Vesuvius Ensemble: The Plucking Opera
Vesuvius Ensemble: The Plucking OperaFriday, May 31, 2019

Concert Vesuvius delves into the world of nineteenth-century opera, where the latest popular melodies were sung by commoners in the streets and played on whatever instruments were around. This unique concert explores the many publications which arranged these opera tunes for ensembles of mandolins and guitars. click...

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Screening of Verdi's Don Carlo - Orchestra directed by Fabrizio Ventura
Screening of Verdi's Don Carlo - Orchestra directed by Fabrizio VenturaThursday, June 06, 2019

Opera production by Teatro Regio di Parma on the occasion of Festival Verdi. For the series of operas from 'Festival Verdi', the Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents DON CARLO DON CARLO-version of Modena 1886, conducted by Fabrizio Ventura, directed by Joseph Franconi Lee, FV 2012 (this one was performed and taped at...

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Lecture: Italy through the looking glass: fashion designers and style icons
Lecture: Italy through the looking glass: fashion designers and style iconsFriday, June 07, 2019

Lecture: Italy through the looking glass: fashion designers and style icons by Sebastiano Bazzichetto June 7 | 10am to 12pm   Given the recent interest raised by the Met Gala in New York city, it is time to delve into the Italian fashion world of the second half of the 20th century. Sebastiano Bazzichetto will scruti...

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Casaloma Symphony In The Gardens: Beatrice Venezi
Casaloma "Symphony In The Gardens": Beatrice Venezi Tuesday, June 11, 2019

June 11  | 7.30pm  (Doors at 5pm)  Casaloma Tickets $30 for Adults The Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto presents: Italian Beatrice Venezi Conductor Mendelssohn Italian Symphony, Rossini Il Signor Bruschino Overture, soprano Sara Papini to perform Italian arias   BIO: Beatrice Venezi ...

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ICFF(Italian Contemporary Film Festival ): June 13-21, 2019
ICFF(Italian Contemporary Film Festival ): June 13-21, 2019 Thursday, June 13, 2019 → Friday, June 21, 2019

The Istituto is pleased to announce the 8th edition of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival ICFF, presented by ICSavings The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) has grown to the largest Italian film festival outside of Italy. For eight days, ICFF showcases the best new Italian and international cinema. Screenings...

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ICFF world premier of screening Lectura Ovidii by Italian Director Davide Cavuti
ICFF world premier of screening "Lectura Ovidii" by Italian Director Davide CavutiSunday, June 16, 2019

16 June 20194:10 PM Toronto TIFF Bell Lightbox   Director Davide Cavuti brings to North America the world premier of Lectura Ovidii, a documentary inspired by the work of the classic Roman poet, Ovid. Prolific and sometimes risqué, Ovid wrote about love, seduction and mythological transformation. His poetry, ...

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ICFF Architettura & Design JUNE 18-JUNE 19
ICFF Architettura & Design JUNE 18-JUNE 19Tuesday, June 18, 2019 → Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Italian Contemporary Film Festival introduces a new 2-day event: Architettura & Design. One of the objectives of the event is to engage and educate the Canadian public, through the medium of film, on the history and future of Italy’s significant and unending global impact. Toronto’s urban landscape is tru...

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