Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

The Light of Truth and Beauty. Giuseppe Bonito's Contadina
The Light of Truth and Beauty. Giuseppe Bonito's Contadina A Masterpiece from the Neapolitan School at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Upcoming events

EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2018
EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2018Thursday, March 08, 2018 → Thursday, December 06, 2018

This year the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) will look at European literature that have been turned into films. In conjunction with the book club discussions, each institute will also host a screening of the film adaptation (with English subtitles). The European Book Club is a cooperation of the...

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Radicalia - Piero Martinello Exhibition at Campbell House
Radicalia - Piero Martinello Exhibition at Campbell HouseTuesday, May 01, 2018 → Sunday, June 17, 2018

Piero Martinello travelled across his home country of Italy in search of “outsider” men and women who embrace radical choices. The resulting project, Radicalia, comprises five sections that each connote a different kind of radical—including nuns, criminals, ravers, saints, and town fools—captured t...

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Ancient Roman Remains in Tuscany
Ancient Roman Remains in Tuscany Friday, May 18, 2018 → Friday, May 25, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present two lectures on the Roman origins of Tuscany held by Dr. McKenzie Lewis. Lecture 1 Friday, May 18, 10:00am to 12:00pm The Economy of a Roman Villa: Excavations in Northern Tuscany’s Arno River Valley. The Villa del Vergigno is a large rural villa located ten m...

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European Book Club at the IIC: “Roberto Saviano’s Gomorrah: the maze of organized crime”
European Book Club at the IIC: “Roberto Saviano’s Gomorrah: the maze of organized crime”Thursday, May 24, 2018

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Event Date Change to May 24 at 6.30pm A EUNIC event The Istituto Italiano di Cultura, along with EUNIC, the network of the European cultural institutes of Toronto formed by Alliance Française, Camões, Goethe-Institut, and Istituto Italiano di Cultura, invites you to their next book club meetin...

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Doors Open at the Istituto
Doors Open at the IstitutoSaturday, May 26, 2018

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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Sotto una Buona Stella (Under a Lucky Star): Chef Antonella Ricci
Sotto una Buona Stella (Under a Lucky Star): Chef Antonella Ricci Tuesday, May 29, 2018

On Tuesday, May 29 , experience the unique exceptional cuisine of Michelin-starred Chef Antonella Ricci of Al fornello da Ricci in Puglia, a celebrated family-run restaurant open for 52 years. Chef Antonella will join us in Yorkville and collaborate with Chef Rob Gentile on a menu of extraordinary technique. Born of a...

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“60 Years Of Made In Italy”
“60 Years Of Made In Italy”Wednesday, May 30, 2018 → Saturday, June 30, 2018

“60 Years of Made in Italy” is the exhibition organized to celebrate the history and evolution of Italian style and fashion. When it comes to the amazing scope of work accumulated over a span of several decades, Italian fashion truly endures. Today, there is still a keen international appetite for designs t...

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Italian National Day: Castello Italia at Casa Loma
Italian National Day: Castello Italia at Casa LomaSunday, June 03, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, Toronto’s premier heritage attraction, Casa Loma will be transformed into “Castello Italia” on Sunday, June 3, 2018 to mark Italian National Day [Festa della Repubblica] and celebrate Italian Heritage Month in Canada. “It has been my privilege to take part in the...

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 Assisi, the Medieval City: The Poetic Transcendence of its Patrimony
Assisi, the Medieval City: The Poetic Transcendence of its PatrimonySunday, June 03, 2018 → Friday, June 29, 2018

An Exhibition of photographs by Alfredo Cannatello   On the occasion of Castello Italia, the Italian National Day celebration held at Casa Loma and the Italian heritage month, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura is presenting an exhibition of photographs by Alfredo Cannatello: Assisi, the Medieval City: The Poetic Transcend...

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The Light of Truth and Beauty. Giuseppe Bonito's Contadina
The Light of Truth and Beauty. Giuseppe Bonito's ContadinaMonday, June 04, 2018 → Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura cordially invites you to the opening of the exhibition “The Light of Truth and Beauty. Giuseppe Bonito's Contadina”, that will be held on June 4 at 6:30pm. This painting that portrays the captivating Mediterranean beauty of a young peasant girl from the Roman countryside rep...

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Dante's Divine Comedy: As Told for Young People
Dante's Divine Comedy: As Told for Young People Tuesday, June 05, 2018

The Divine Comedy for Children Infernonarration/presentation of shadow puppetry With overhead projector by Laura Nardinarrating voice Amando Pinheirooverhead projector Laura Nardiimages Laura Cortini   Showtimes June 5Duration 50 minutes5 years + An Associazione Culturale Causa production The fascinating stor...

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Beyond Bella: Daniela Nardi’s Salone di Cultura
Beyond Bella: Daniela Nardi’s Salone di CulturaFriday, June 08, 2018

Artistic Director Daniela Nardi tackles the myths surrounding Italian-Canadian women with Beyond Bella, the seventh edition of the bold, engaging Salone di Cultura. Coinciding with Italian Heritage Month, the June 8, 2018 Salone celebrates Italian-Canadian women artists and creators. For the first time, the Salone takes...

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Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2018
Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2018Thursday, June 14, 2018 → Friday, June 22, 2018

7th edition Presented by ICSavings   The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) has grown to the largest Italian film festival outside of Italy. For nine days, ICFF showcases the best new Italian and international cinema. Screenings are supplemented with guest appearances by filmmakers, actors, authors, and o...

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