From June 12nd: Giuseppe Penone - Alberi In-Versi On the occasion of the opening of his exhibition "Alberi In-Versi", Italian artist and sculptor Giuseppe Penone dialogues with the director of the Uffizi Eike Schmidt, and Mario Cristiani, president of the Associazione Arte Continua. Find out more What's New in the Other Stanze Italiane
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From June 9th: Casadei on Dante A lecture by prof. Alberto Casadei (University of Pisa) who will tell us how Dante was interpreted and revisited in Italian and world literature of the twentieth century. Find out more What’s New in the Other Stanze Italiane
From June 7th: the "Qui non è Nuova York" Maria Teresa Cometto and Glauco Maggi are two Italian journalists who have lived in New York since 2000; the husband and wife team; she writes for "Corriere della sera", he for "La stampa", "Investire", and "money.it". They are passionate travelers, and from June 7 to August 2 will travel from New York City to
From June 5th: Greek Theater and Opera Direction Marina Valensise, Managing Director of the INDA (National Institute of Ancient Drama in Siracusa, Italy) in conversation with Canadian opera director Robert Carsen on future programs at the Greek Theater in Siracusa, and on the expressive possibilities linking classical Greek repertoire to Opera theater. Find out more What's New
June 2nd: Republic Day Every year on June 2nd, we celebrate Festa della Repubblica in Italy. This date reminds us that between June 2nd and 3rd of 1946, Italians were asked to vote in an institutional referendum to choose between a monarchical and republican form of government—a decision that formed the Republic of Italy. Read a historical reflection by the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Fabio
From May 29th: "Afrodite Piange" by Salvatore Garau In front of Federal Hall and a few steps from New York Stock Exchange, “Afrodite Piange” by Salvatore Garau will be born, the third in a cycle of seven “immaterial” works that will be installed in as many cities around the world. Realized thanks to the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York,
May 27th: in Memory of Carla Fracci The New York Times defined Carla Fracci as "The Duse of Dance", a star of Italian dance who during her long career graced the most important stages in the world. Today, at the age of 84, one of the greatest dancers of our time on an international level has left us after having dedicated her life
From May 22nd: The Influential Muses - Barry X Ball, "Pietà" Art historian Laura Mattioli, president of the CIMA-Center for Italian Modern Art in New York, presents for the Gallery in the "Stanze Italiane" a series of exclusive video lectures entitled "The Influential Muses" on twentieth and twenty-first century American artists who have had contacts with or made references to the Italian cultural
From May 15th: Dante in a Graphic Novel George Cochrane, American artist and illustrator, has created a version of Dante's Comedy inspired by the iconography of Graphic Novels. Luigi Ballerini interviews him. The conversation also includes an overview of preparatory materials, drafts of the book and illustrations that allow us to delve into its cultural references. Find out more
From May 8th: the "Tour of Italy" On the occasion of the Giro d’Italia, “Tour of Italy”, (May 8th - May 30th 2021), the “Italian rooms” will open a space throughout the duration of the competition, where related texts, videos, and stories will be shared. We will begin on Saturday, May 8th with a text on the relationship between Italy and the “Pink