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Events: 2019-2020

  • Wed, Feb 5, 2020
    5:30 pm
Welcoming remarks:Barbara Faedda Executive Director, Italian Academy, Columbia Speakers:Ioana Literat Assistant Professor of Communication, Media and Learning Technologies Design, Teachers College,...
  • Tue, Dec 3, 2019
    7:00 pm
Andrea Liberovici's music for solo cello and electronics is inspired by music of Vivaldi to evoke the mysterious, fragile city of Venice. Also featured in the evening's program are works by Strozzi...
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    7:00 pm
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44 Brahms: Piano Quintet in f minor, Op. 34 On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at 7:00 PM, Magdalena Baczewska, esteemed pianist (and Director of...
  • Fri, Nov 15, 2019
    3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
On Friday, walk-ins are welcome at the Italian Academy for Day 1 of this event. (Scroll down to register for Day 2, Saturday, at the Frick.) This is a two-day symposium to be jointly held at the...
  • Thu, Nov 7, 2019
    8:00 pm
Arjomand: Improvisation Giacinto Scelsi: Quattro Illustrazioni ("Four illustrations of the metamorphoses of Vishnu," 1953) Scelsi: Poemi (1934/1937) J.S. Bach: Fugue No. 8 in D-sharp minor (Well-...
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Symposium
  • Fri, Oct 18, 2019
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Watch videos, below.  In November 2018, Felwine Sarr and Bénédicte Savoy released a report that had been prepared for the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, entitled The Restitution of African...
  • Thu, Oct 10, 2019
    7:00 pm
    to Sat, Oct 12, 2019, 7:00 pm
"The two performers succeed masterfully" —Il Corriere Musicale "Dillon and Torquati gave a warm and fluent performance... [a] perfect balance of delicacy and momentum." —Il Giornale della Musica...
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Workshop
  • Thu, Oct 3, 2019
    3:30 pm
The Exhibition continues through Oct. 31. Details on the Workshop that took place on Oct. 3: WELCOMING REMARKS: Barbara Faedda (Italian Academy) INTRODUCTION: Barbara Faedda and Lynda Dematteo...
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Exhibition
  • Thu, Oct 3, 2019
    9:30 am
    to Fri, Feb 28, 2020, 4:30 pm
In 1951, entrepreneur Giovanni Battista Giorgini launched Italian fashion designers in the American market with parties and runway shows in his villa in Florence. Within just a few seasons, his...