Istituto Di Cultura - Montreal

News and Press Releases

ItaliAmo, the new Farnesina app is now online for learning Italian!
"ItaliAmo", the new Farnesina app is now online for learning Italian!Sunday, October 15, 2017 → Monday, December 31, 2018

Funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and developed in collaboration with the European Institute of Design, "ItaliAmo" is an innovative course to learn the basics of the Italian language and discover the beauty of Italy and Made in Italy through a trip with an exceptional duo: Leo (Leonardo...

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Portal to the Italian song.
Portal to the Italian song.Wednesday, February 21, 2018 → Monday, December 31, 2018

The MiBACT and the Central Institute Sound and Audiovisual Heritage (former Discoteca di Stato), in collaboration with the SIAE and with the support of the major suppliers of digital music services (Spotify, TimMusic etc) have recently launched Italian song portal, a platform for online audience of over a century of Italian...

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General Data Protection Regulation - Information on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data
General Data Protection Regulation - Information on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal dataMonday, April 09, 2018 → Monday, December 31, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montréal is pleased to inform you that the provisions applied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on data protection and privacy have been updated in accordance with the General Regulation on Data Protection (EU 2016/679). In this regard, please read the fol...

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Queens of Egypt.
Queens of Egypt.Tuesday, April 10, 2018 → Sunday, November 04, 2018

This impressive exhibition, organised by Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex, in collaboration with Museo Egizio of Turin (Italy) and also thanks to the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of Montréal, celebrates the women whose remarkable destiny saw them be...

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Elena Perlino – Indian Time at the Rencontres internationales de la photographie in Gaspésie – 2018 edition
Elena Perlino – "Indian Time" at the Rencontres internationales de la photographie in Gaspésie – 2018 editionMonday, October 01, 2018 → Wednesday, October 31, 2018

For this 9th edition, some twenty artists will gather to focus their reflections on a planetary environment undergoing profound change. Their images are intended to represent rights of reply to chaos as a way, first, of denouncing the flaws and bankruptcies of a fragmented present, but also of feeding those breeches with...

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“Shout: il tratto della leggerezza” by Alessandro Gottardo
“Shout: il tratto della leggerezza” by Alessandro GottardoWednesday, October 10, 2018 → Saturday, October 27, 2018

On the occasion of the first edition of "Giornate del Contemporaneo-Italian Contemporary Art" (October 8-13, 2018), the Italian Cultural Institute of Montréal will present the exhibition project entitled "Shout: il tratto della leggerezza", a personal exhibition of Alessandro Gottardo, aka "Shout". The e...

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Retrospective dedicated to Luchino Visconti (1906-1976), a multifaced artist
Retrospective dedicated to Luchino Visconti (1906-1976), a multifaced artistMonday, October 15, 2018 → Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Institute, in collaboration with the Cinémathèque Québécoise and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures di McGill University, is going to celebrate the art of the great Italian director and writer Luchino Visconti. Thanks to his noble origins, ingrained in the Visconti's fami...

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Week of the Italian Language in the World
Week of the Italian Language in the World Monday, October 15, 2018 → Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal is pleased to announce that this year's the Week of the Italian Language in the World, will be held October 15th to October 21st, under high patronage of the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella. The theme for the week of the Italian language of 2018 is very vast: “L'ital...

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Week of the Italian Language in the World - Annamaria Testa, “Mamma mia, che lingua parlano gli italiani oggi?”
Week of the Italian Language in the World - Annamaria Testa, “Mamma mia, che lingua parlano gli italiani oggi?”Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present Annamaria Testa's conference “Mamma mia, che lingua parlano gli italiani oggi?“(My goodness, what language do Italian speka nowadays?) during the XVIII Week of the Italian Language in the World. The theme for the week of the Italian language of 2018 is "L'...

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Week of the Italian Language in the World - Annalisa Andreoni, “La lingua più bella. Opinioni di scrittori, artisti e gente comune sull’italiano”
Week of the Italian Language in the World - Annalisa Andreoni, “La lingua più bella. Opinioni di scrittori, artisti e gente comune sull’italiano”Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present Annalisa Andreoni's conference “La lingua più bella. Opinioni di scrittori, artisti e gente comune sull’italiano” during the XVIII Week of the Italian Language in the World. The theme for the week of the Italian language of 2018 is "L'itali...

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“Dante and the ‘quibbler’ of the Convivio (and the Monarchia): On Augustine's Rome and his readers in Dante's time” by Elisa Brilli
“Dante and the ‘quibbler’ of the Convivio (and the Monarchia): On Augustine's Rome and his readers in Dante's time” by Elisa BrilliThursday, October 18, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with Prof. Andrea Falcon (Department of Philosophy, Concordia University), is pleased to announce a series of talks on the topic of Dante and Philosophy. Dante (1265-1321) was not a professional philosopher but was seriously engaged with philosophy, and this engagement was...

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Andrea Gozzi and Francesco Casciaro in Do Plot
Andrea Gozzi and Francesco Casciaro in "Do Plot"Thursday, October 18, 2018

Thanks to the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal the italian musicians Andrea Gozzi and Francesco Casciaro will present the proget "Do Plot" at the 15th edition of Akousma  an international digital music festival. Thursday October 18Usine C1345 Lalonde Av. , Montreal "Do Plot" is...

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The Italian choreographer Siro Guglielmi in Montreal
The Italian choreographer Siro Guglielmi in MontrealThursday, October 18, 2018

Circuit-Est and the Center for Contemporary Scenes - Municipality of Bassano del Grappa in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal present the project Duo à trois voix which involves the Québéc’s choreographer Marie Béland and Italian choreographer Siro Guglielmi. Ar...

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Week of the Italian Language in the World - Annamaria Testa, “Il lato selvaggio della lingua italiana, anzi il wild side”
Week of the Italian Language in the World - Annamaria Testa, “Il lato selvaggio della lingua italiana, anzi il wild side”Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present Annamaria Testa's conference “Il lato selvaggio della lingua italiana, anzi il wild side” (the savage side of Italian, its wild side) during the Week of the Italian Language in the World. The theme for the week of the Italian language of 2018 is "L'italiano e ...

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Week of the Italian Language in the World - Annalisa Andreoni, “La lingua dell’amore e la lingua della beffa, la lingua dell’arte, della musica e della scienza: l’italiano degli scrittori”
Week of the Italian Language in the World - Annalisa Andreoni, “La lingua dell’amore e la lingua della beffa, la lingua dell’arte, della musica e della scienza: l’italiano degli scrittori”Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present Annalisa Andreoni's conference “La lingua dell’amore e la lingua della beffa, la lingua dell’arte, della musica e della scienza: l’italiano degli scrittori” (The language of love and mockery, the language of art, music and science: Italian...

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