Italian Cultural Center - Il Punto!

Connecting diverse communities through a common passion for Italian arts and culture.

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News & Announcements

Biblioteca Italiana water damages update December 12th

The Biblioteca Italiana Seattle (BIS), housed at Casa Italiana, suffered significant water damage on 29 June 2022.  We estimate approximately 400 books were damaged beyond repair and had to be discarded. The remaining books have been dried and packed into boxes. The library room has been repaired and we expect to begin moving the books back in January.

Strategic Plan

We had decent responses from questionnaires sent to members and interviews conducted with external key individuals.  This information will be used to prepare a Strategic Plan that will be available to help the 2023 Board of Directors.

Board of Directions volunteers needed

We need volunteers for the Board of Directors who are able to start in January 2023.  The positions open include the President.  Those members interested should contact board@ilpuntoseattle.org.



Board of Directors

A new Board of Directors was elected during our November and December meetings.  

Il Punto thanks the Board of Directors for 2023:

Alessandra Arosio: president elect

John LaManna: treasurer

Giorgio Sardo: secretary elect

Tiziano Recchi: at-large

Lorenzo Iovino: at-large

Mario Cazzanti: at-large


Il Punto thanks the 2022 Board member who are finishing their terms:

Bo Salvadalena: past president

Emma Inge: past secretary


These people and our members are responsible for the success of Il Punto.

About Il Punto

Il Punto di Incontro - The Meeting Point

We are enthusiastic about sharing our love for Italia and  organize cultural events, fun gatherings, and language programs that emphasize community and connection in the Seattle area. 

Join, Volunteer, Connect

Become a member to enjoy discounts at cultural events and lower fees for language programs, to support Italian culture in the Seattle area, to reconnect with your Italian heritage, meet recent Italian transplants, or simply connect with our vibrant community of enthusiasts of Italy! Volunteer and enjoy your new amici!


Italian Cultural Center - Il Punto is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Tax ID 47-2538399.

Mailing Address: PO Box 30674, Seattle, WA 98113

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