Istituto Di Cultura - Chicago

Event Calendar

 Rock-Paper-Scissors: What can Children's Games Teach us about Biodiversity?
Rock-Paper-Scissors: What can Children's Games Teach us about Biodiversity?Friday, February 23, 2018

Rock-Paper-Scissors: What can Children's Games Teach us about Biodiversity?     A lecture by Professor Stefano Allesina, University of Chicago The first event of the year in our Café Scientifique Series Explaining the staggering biodiversity observed in rich ecological communities such as tropic...

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Italian Design: A Success Story
Italian Design: A Success StoryMonday, February 26, 2018

Celebration of Italian Design Day Italian Design: A Success Story On the Occasion of Italian Design Day 2018,The Consulate General of Italy in ChicagoThe Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago andThe Illinois Institute of Technologyare pleased to present "Italian Design: A Success Story"a lecture by Rodrigo Rodriguez Illinois...

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Concert to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Gioachino Rossini's Death
Concert to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Gioachino Rossini's DeathWednesday, February 28, 2018

Concert to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Gioachino Rossini's Death     On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the death of Gioachino Rossini, the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with PianoForte Foundation, is pleased to present a concert of music by Rossini by the following muisicians...

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 Keeping up with the Etruscans: Dentures, DNA, and Other Recent Discoveries
Keeping up with the Etruscans: Dentures, DNA, and Other Recent DiscoveriesMonday, March 05, 2018

Keeping up with the Etruscans: Dentures, DNA, and Other Recent Discoveries   The Etruscans were a vibrant, independent people whose distinct civilization flourished in central Italy for most of the first millennium BCE and whose artistic, social and cultural traditions helped shape the ancient Mediterranean, Europ...

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Tasting Italian Treasures. The Truth Behind the Barrel
Tasting Italian Treasures. The Truth Behind the BarrelWednesday, March 07, 2018

Tasting Italian treasures. The Truth Behind the Barrel Italian Culinary Expert and Iron Chef America judge Mario Rizzotti will present the second of two lectures, "Tasting Italian Treasures", at the Italian Cultural Institute. During this special presentation dedicated to balsamic vinegar, Mario Rizzotti will guide...

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A Matter of Perspective: Constructing Space in Italian Art, Uncertainty
A Matter of Perspective: Constructing Space in Italian Art, UncertaintyTuesday, March 13, 2018

A Mater of Perspective: Constructing Space in Italian Art Uncertainty The third of a series of lectures at the Institute by Professor Giovanni Aloi (School of the Art Institute of Chicago). This series of three lectures looks at the history of representation in Italian art from the unrealistic organizations of space...

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