Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

FACING THE CAMERA 50 Years of Italian Portraits

Upcoming events

“Art in the Library” with Carina Francioso
“Art in the Library” with Carina Francioso Friday, November 01, 2019 → Saturday, March 21, 2020

“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.   Painting title: "Sotto lo ...

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EXHIBITION: Spazio Disponibile by Dawit L. Petros
EXHIBITION: "Spazio Disponibile" by Dawit L. PetrosSaturday, January 25, 2020 → Sunday, May 10, 2020

The Power Plant presents a new body of work by Dawit L. Petros. INTERNATIONAL ART PARTNER: ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA GUEST CURATOR: IRENE CAMPOLMIASSISTANT CURATOR: AMIN ALSADEN, CURATORIAL FELLOW Saturday, January 25 - Sunday, May 10 Born in Eritrea, Canadian artist Dawit L. Petros explores relationships between...

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Exhibition: Facing the Camera. 50 Years of Italian Portraits
Exhibition: Facing the Camera. 50 Years of Italian PortraitsThursday, February 13, 2020 → Friday, March 27, 2020

Presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Curated by Marco Delogu Through the works of twenty authors and their personal research this exhibition explores portrait photography in Italy, with a great number of unpublished photographs and some renowned ones picturing subjects looking straight into the camera, silently...

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L'Altra Italia Film Screening: None Like Us (Nessuno come noi)
L'Altra Italia Film Screening: None Like Us (Nessuno come noi)Thursday, February 20, 2020 → Friday, February 28, 2020

None Like Us is the emotional tale of the imperfections of love, and its bitter consequences, set against the landscape of Turin, Italy, during the 1980s... before smartphones and social networks. What happens to your heart when you discover that you're madly in love with your best friend? What happens to your soul when...

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Presentation by the Director of the Querini Stampalia Foundation (Venice)
Presentation by the Director of the Querini Stampalia Foundation (Venice)Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto will host Marigusta Lazzari, Director of the Querini Stampalia Foundation, located in Venice. The Director will be presenting the Foundation and its activities, including the wonderful art collection housed in its museum and the masterful work carried out on the building by renowned...

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Screening & Panel Discussion: Lola Colt: Faccia a faccia con El Diablo (1967)
Screening & Panel Discussion: "Lola Colt: Faccia a faccia con El Diablo" (1967)Thursday, February 27, 2020

Lola Colt: Faccia a faccia con El Diablo (1967) Screening and Panel Discussion February 27, 2020 | 7PM Innis Town Hall | University of Toronto - St. George Campus | 2 Sussex Avenue In conjunction with the Black History Month celebrations, the University of Toronto’s Department of Italian Studies and Cinema Stu...

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NORTH WIND CONCERTS presents How Sweet is the Passion: A concert of Italian love cantatas
NORTH WIND CONCERTS presents "How Sweet is the Passion: A concert of Italian love cantatas"Thursday, March 05, 2020

North Wind Concerts with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents How Sweet is the Passion: A concert of Italian love cantatas Thursday, March 5 | 7:30pm Heliconian Hall35 Hazelton Ave. An intimate evening of 18th-century Italian chamber music, featuring cantatas by Lotti, Aldrovandini, Handel and...

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ICFF Call the Shots: Female Power through Film
ICFF Call the Shots: Female Power through FilmFriday, March 06, 2020

The Italian Contemporary Film Festival hosts its 3rd annual International Women’s Day event, ICFF Call the Shots: Female Power through Film 2020 – Telling THE Story, taking place on Friday, March 6, 2020, in Toronto. This special event will consist of a panel discussion and film screening with special guests...

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Eros Ramazzotti: VITA CE N’È WORLD TOUR
Eros Ramazzotti: VITA CE N’È WORLD TOURSaturday, March 07, 2020

One of the most famous Italian artists in the world is ready for another incredible live project, in which he will bring the songs of his new VITA CE N'È album to the world’s most prestigious stages. He will also perform the smash hits that made him famous and with which he won millions of fans during his more th...

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Concerti in Galleria Concert Series:  Italian Love Cantatas with Agnes Zsigovics
Concerti in Galleria Concert Series: Italian Love Cantatas with Agnes ZsigovicsSaturday, March 07, 2020

Villa Charities, with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, presents Concerti in Galleria, a new concert series featuring renowned musicians performing a brilliant array of musical genres including opera, chamber music and more, all held in the beautiful Joseph D.Carrier Art Gallery. Italian Love CantatasSaturday,...

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“The Italian Nobleman Urbano Monte’s World Map of 1587: Sources, Development, and his Interest in Japan”
“The Italian Nobleman Urbano Monte’s World Map of 1587: Sources, Development, and his Interest in Japan”Wednesday, March 11, 2020

“The Italian Nobleman Urbano Monte’s World Map of 1587: Sources, Development, and his Interest in Japan” March 11 THE JAPAN FOUNDATION, TORONTO 2 Bloor Street East, Suite 300, Toronto Ontario CANADA M4W 1A8 T 416.966.1600 ext. 226 | F 416.966.9773 | |www.jftor.org Abstract: In this talk Chet Van Duzer ...

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SYMPOSIUM - Italy and East Africa: Unexplored Histories
SYMPOSIUM - Italy and East Africa: Unexplored HistoriesSaturday, March 21, 2020

Presented by The Power Plant Program Partner: Istituto Italiano di Cultura To consider multiple perspectives about migrations, modernism, and Italian colonization in East Africa – the subject of Dawit L. Petros: Spazio Disponibile – in greater depth, The Power Plant presents a one-day symposium in partners...

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AZURE Talks: Luca Nichetto in Toronto for Italian Design DayTuesday, March 24, 2020

On the occasion of Italian Design Day AZURE Talks and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura present Luca Nichetto Tuesday, March 24 | 6:30 to 8:30pm George Brown College | Waterfront Campus51 Dockside Drive | Room 237 TICKETS: $25 + HST CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS A juror for the 2020 AZ Awards, Nichetto is one of the most exciting industrial designers...

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Pilar in Concert at the University Club of Toronto
Pilar in Concert at the University Club of TorontoFriday, March 27, 2020

Blessed with a superb voice, a confident stage presence, a sense of humour and an obvious passion for her art, Pilar is that rare artist able to connect with audiences at every level. She sings in four languages, mixing jazz, fok, pop and classical Italian song. At her sold-out Koerner Hall concert last November, the Rome-based...

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Tarantella Experience with Lucia Scarabino: The Ritual of Pizzica Dance and Tarantella del Gargano
Tarantella Experience with Lucia Scarabino: The Ritual of Pizzica Dance and Tarantella del GarganoSaturday, March 28, 2020 → Sunday, March 29, 2020

Come learn the ritual of Pizzica Dance and the Tarantella del Gargano from one of the top folk dancers all the way from Puglia, Italy. Lucia Scarabino has toured the world performing numerous times for the famous La Notte della Taranta festival and has taught workshops in her homeland and abroad. This will be an engaging...

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