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Currently active across the major cities of the five continents the ninety Italian Cultural Institutes
are the driving force behind cultural initiatives and cooperation.The Cultural Institutes promote the image of Italy as centre of production, conservation and diffusion of culture from the Classical age to nowadays. The Italian Cultural Institutes:

  • organize cultural events in all cultural fields (arts, music, cinema, theatre, dance, fashion, design, architecture, photography, literature, food);
  • offer the possibility to get to know the Italian language and culture by offering courses, libraries as well as educational and editorial material;
  • establish the relationships necessary to promote and integrate Italian artists and cultural institutions in the exchange and production of culture on an international level;
  • provide information and support to the cultural, public and private, Italian and foreign, operators.

Italian Cultural Institutes worldwide