The Futurist Imagination

Exhibit: The Futurist Imagination Exhibit Dates: Saturday, March 2, 2013 – Thursday, May 2, 2013 Press Preview: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 –  4:30pm to 5:30pm Public Opening: Friday, March 1, 2013 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm Westchester Italian Cultural Center: Directions Opening remarks presented by Italian Academy Foundation Chairman, Stefano Acunto. Live music performance by pianist Denise LeBlanc. Refreshments will follow. Exhibit on view Saturday, March 2, 2013 through Thursday, May 2, 2013 Exhibit Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10:00am to 4:00pm; Wednesday 1:00pm […]

Just Ancient Loops

Just Ancient Loops “Just Ancient Loops” combines the genius of three people and three mediums for a truly unique experience. Israeli-born American Maya Beiser, dubbed the “cello goddess” by The New Yorker, creates radical works for the cello, re-imagining her instrument’s boundaries. To celebrating the release of her latest album, Time Loops (a collaboration with composer Michael Harrison) Maya Beiser will perform “Just Ancient Loops,” the epic and meditative centerpiece of the album combined with a film created by Bill Morrison. Bill Morrison has built a […]

A Queen for a Day Reading by Michael Ricigliano, Jr.

The Private Theatre in association with Steve Acunto & Ric Zivic presents Heide Armbuster*, David Deblinger*, Dan Lauria*, and Matt Servitto* in a reading of A Queen for a Day By Michael Ricigliano, Jr. with: Casting Director: Jack Doulin General Manager: Cheryl Dennis Art Design: TJ Sansone Stage Manager: Aurora Hicks Beach Directed by: John Gould Rubin Cherry Lane Theatre 38 Commerce Street New York, NY January 27th, 2013 @ 3:00pm The Private Theatre Executive Director: Lucy Di Rosa Artistic […]

Capolavori Productions Presents The Red and The Black

The Red and The Black, Stendhal’s timeless tale of seduction and political intrigue set during the French Restoration, is coming to the stage this week. Produced for Capolavori by Steve Acunto and written and directed by Deloss Brown, The Red and The Black opens on January 18, 2013 and runs through February 3, 2013 at Theatre at St Clement’s in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. Stendhal, whose real name is Marie-Henri Beyle, is considered one of the world’s greatest novelists and he “occupies […]

Exhibition Opening: ITALIAN FUTURISTS: Concepts and Imaginings

Italian Academy Foundation, Inc. and NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò present ITALIAN FUTURISTS CONCEPTS AND IMAGININGS An exhibit of thirty-eight works in various media of Italian futurist artists including D’Anna, Dottori, Rizzo, Bragaglia and others, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Stefano Acunto. These works, from the 1st and 2nd wave of futurist artists, illustrate their thinking on energy, color and multimedia possibilities. Opening : April 26, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. On view Mon-Fri 10-5, through June 1, 2012 An […]

Italian Academy Foundation and The Institute for Classical Architecture present Sabin Howard

The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art and The Italian Academy Foundation, Inc. present Sabin Howard: The Classical Art of Sculpture an exhibit, presentation, and reception celebrating the publication of The Art of Life by Sabin Howard and Traci L. Slatton Friday March 2, 2012 6:00 pm reception . 7:00 pm program at the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art 20 West 44th Street,  New York   RSVP to Harriet Paradis 914 966.3180 x 127 or

You are invited….IAF Annual Holiday Concert at Carnegie Hall

The Italian Academy Foundation, Inc. presents renowned pianist Nazzareno Carusi and presents its 2011 Bravo! Award to Giorgio Radicati former Ambassador to the Czech Republic and to Kosovo peace talks and former Consul General of Italy in New York on the occasion of the publication of his landmark book 11 settembre io c’ero “September 11th: I was there” Recounting his experiences and observations during the September 11th World Trade Center attack 10 years ago. November 26, 2011 8:00 p.m. Carnegie […]

Hudson Cliff House

Summer Concert at Hudson Cliff House

Poolside summer events at Hudson Cliff House hold some of the IAF’s most memorable moments. What better way to get to know the IAF artists and friends then sharing a light seasonal dinner by the pool, enjoying the sunset over the Palisades and some musical interludes provided by our vibrant musicians.