Casa Italiana

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Why support Casa Italiana?

Members receive many benefits, such as:

- Subscription to weekly email updates and news.

- Special invitations to all Casa-sponsored programs, trips, and social events.

- Discounts on select programs, including language and cooking classes and the Italian Language and Arts Day Camp for Children.

- Access to the Casa's Reading Room.

And most importantly, the knowledge that you are helping the Casa to continue its work of sharing the Italian language and culture with the Rochester Community. Your support is crucial for maintaining our quality programs and activities. Show your commitment to educating people of all ages about Italian culture, language, and literature by joining us.

Contact us to sign up or renew your membership - grazie!!

Wednesday, June 17th, 6pm

Cinema Vitti

De Mattheis, Un amore cosi grande, 2018

A love story meant for Opera lovers.

The story takes place in Verona, home of the famous Arena and of the most famous lovers Romeo and Giulietta. Vladimir, an italo-russian young man is looking for his father who abandoned him when he was very young. In search of his lost father in Verona, Vladimir finds not only his father but love and a place in the world of opera.

Below is the Zoom link for the meeting:

Saturday, June 20th, 3pm - Class Cancelled

Italian Conversation Hour with Giovanni

PLEASE NOTE: For this Saturday June 20th, there will be NO conversation event.

The last event will be Saturday 27th June at 3PM. As always during the last event we will talk about grammar and vocabulary doing some readings and comprehension and we will go into the breakout rooms so we can conversate in Italian for the last time. We will translate some sentences from Italian to English and English to Italian.

If you want to have those sentences to translate earlier than Saturday 06/27, send an email to:

Below is the link to the meeting:

*NEW* Casa Italiana Amici di Lettura

We're happy to announce that starting in September, there will be a second Book Club at Casa Italiana!

All books will be read and discussed in Italian.

Date: Second Saturday of each month, beginning September 12th.

Book: L'amica ideale di Elena Ferrante (There will also be a viewing of the film upon completion of the book)

Location: More details to come

If you would like to sign up for "Casa Italiana Amici di Lettura", please email us at!