Italian Cultural Center - Il Punto!

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

Upcoming Events

News & Announcements

          Seattle Town Hall - Global Rhythms: Justin Adams & Mauro Durante

Justin Adams, a masterful guitarist known for his work with Robert Plant, and Mauro Durante, the charismatic leader of Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, join forces for an electrifying fusion of global music. With their diverse musical backgrounds spanning North Africa to Southern Italy, they’ll captivate you with a magnetic blend of traditional and contemporary influences.
For more information: Global Rhythms Event 

Tickets available via Seattle Town Hall - Get your tickets here 

Perugia- Seattle Sister City Association Scholarship opportunity!

SPSCA's 2024 Scholarship application period is underway – now through February 29 – for the opportunity for one month of Italian language studies at the University for Foreigners in Perugia, Umbria Italy. Qualifications include the requirement that applicants must be existing members of SPSCA.

Details on our Scholarship Program, including complete applicant qualification requirements, can be found at: SPSCA Scholarships

2024 Conversation Groups Dates - (no groups in July and August)

Level Location  Date Moderator Registration link 
Beginner PNA, Seattle 2-Mar Daniela Balestra  Register here
Beginner PNA, Seattle 13-Apr Daniela Balestra  Register here
Beginner PNA, Seattle 11-May Daniela Balestra  Register here
Beginner PNA, Seattle 8-Jun Daniela Balestra  Register here
Intermediate  PNA, Seattle 16-Mar Isabella Moriconi Register here
Intermediate  PNA, Seattle 20-Apr Isabella Moriconi Register here
Intermediate  PNA, Seattle 18-May TBD Register here
Intermediate  PNA, Seattle 15-Jun Isabella Moriconi Register here
Advanced Online (Zoom) 13-Apr Mario Cazzanti  Register here
Advanced Online (Zoom) 11-May Mario Cazzanti  Register here
Advanced Online (Zoom) 1-Jun Mario Cazzanti  Register here

Interested in Volunteering?

We have a range of ways to volunteer. One area we'd love more volunteers is to help coordinate in-person or virtual events, classes and initiatives.

We are especially looking for a volunteer coordinator and class moderators for our very popular Italian Conversation classes.

If you are interested, please contact:

Board of Directors

Board of Directors for 2023:

President:  Alessandra Arosio

Treasurer:  Giovanni LaManna

Secretary:  Giorgio Sardo

At-large:     Tiziano Recchi

At-large:     Lorenzo Iovino

At-large:     Mario Cazzanti

At-large:     Antonella Vesponi Bartel

At-large:     Keith Morphis

A new Board of Directors is elected each year during our November and December meetings.  

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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