Founded in 1980, the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, DC is an official branch of the Italian government, dedicated to the promotion of Italian language and culture in the United States through the organization of cultural events.
Central to the Istituto's mission is a constant effort to encourage the understanding and enjoyment of Italian culture by the diverse audiences present in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The development of academic exchanges, the organization and support of visual arts exhibitions, the aid to the translation and publication of Italian books, the promotion of Italian studies, and the cooperation with local institution in the organization of various events that aim at a better understanding and appreciation of Italian arts are but a few examples of the Istituto's initiatives.
See what events are coming up on the Istituto’s calendar: http://www.iicwashington.esteri.it/IIC_Washington/Menu/Gli_Eventi/Calendario
Find resources for learning Italian at http://www.iicwashington.esteri.it/IIC_Washington/Menu/Imparare_Italiano
Find job and funding opportunities as well as upcoming workshops and symposia at http://www.iicwashington.esteri.it/IIC_Washington/Menu/Opportunita