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- Istituto Italiano di Cultura (IIC) - Italian Cultural Institute Melbourne

The official body of the Italian Government for the promotion of Italian language and culture.

Elm Tree House
233 Domain Road
South Yarra VIC 3141

Office hours: Monday to Thursday: 9.00am-1.00pm & 2.00pm-6.00pm; Friday: 9.00am-1.00pm
Tel - General enquiries, events & bookings & membership: + 61 3 9866 5931
Tel - Language courses: + 61 3 9866 4729
Fax: + 61 3 9867 3696
Email: IMPORTANT: Please do not send large attachments. Due to the large number of cultural proposals the Institute receives daily, we are unable to reply individually to each one. All proposals will be read and those of interest will be contacted.

View our current program of cultural events or see the links below. 
Cultural events program March-April 2015.
View our past newsletters. 

Click here for information about our Italian language and culture courses.
Next term starts on 22 June - enrol by 17 June for the Early Bird Offer - pay just $300 instead of $350 for our standard adult courses! 

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is an accredited exam centre for the University for Foreigners in Siena CILS – DITALS examinations. We also offer customised exam preparations courses on reuqest. Click here for more information about certifications.  

Become a member of the IIC and take advantage of discounts and benefits all year round! 

Learn more about the our "Eugenio Montale” Multimedia Library and how you too can access our books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and resources!

Our lovely garden here at the IIC needs some care. Join the “Pollice Verde Club” for a few hours per month and receive a free IIC membership! Call (03) 9866 5931 or email for details. 





Saturday, May 09, 2015 - Saturday, May 23, 2015

"Elective affinities" by Adele Ceraudo

Adele Ceraudo<p> Masterworks by the Greatest Italian painters & sculptors of the Renaissance are reinterpreted from a female perspective. From 9 to 24 May 2015.<p>Opening Hours: 2pm to 5pm (weekdays); 12pm to 5pm (weekends). For more information >>>



Sunday, May 24, 2015

"Uomini contro" (Many Wars Ago) by Francesco Rosi, (1970) in Italian with Englih subtitles

On the Trentino Front during World War One, Italian officers demand far too much of their men... Based on the memoir "Un anno sull'altipiano" by Emilio Lussu, Uomini Contro (Many Wars Ago) describes the horrors of the trench war fought on the Italian-Austrian >>>


-Stefano Bollani at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2015

Saturday, June 06, 2015

Stefano Bollani at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2015

Stefano Bollani, Guest of Honour at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2015, proudly supported by the Italian Cultural Institute, Melbourne.Please contact the Institute to obtain the promo code for the special offer exclusively for IIC Members.


-RISM - Research in Italian Studies in Melbourne presents:

Thursday, June 11, 2015

RISM - Research in Italian Studies in Melbourne presents: "Writing Colonisation:




Wednesday, June 24, 2015

"Italia Romantica"

Four artists will be performing rarely heard gems from the Italian repertoire:Soprano Morgan Balfour; mezzo-soprano Jade Moffat; bass-baritone Daniel Carison; and pianist Stefan Cassomenos.


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