Join The ICS Board of Directors for one of DC’s most memorable events. The ICS Gala is an evening to celebrate the excellence of Italian culture, in its many facets and includes Honorary Guests of international acclaim, recognized for their successful career in the world. This year’s theme is …

JUNE 7th 2023 – 6:30 pm (Gates open at 6:15)

Embassy of Italy

6:30 pm Italian Cocktails with Live music 

7:15 Honoring Carlo Petrini & Roberta Ceretto, in conversation with Lavinia Fici Pasquina, . 

8:00 Dinner, Awards Ceremony with piano performance, and Live Auction 

 

Tickets: $250 ICS Members – $325 Non-Members

 $4,000 – ICS Patrons, VIP Table (positioned closer to the stage)

SOLD OUT – You can still enjoy our silent auction

 

Your contributions help to support our SCHOOL for children, teens and adults, as well as our SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS, concerts, art exhibits and other events, in order to bring the best of ITALIAN CULTURE to Washington. We organize events free to the public because we believe that culture needs to be accessible to everybody. To do this, we need your support!

SPONSORS AND DONORS ARE WELCOME TO CONTACT US.

INDIVIDUAL DONORS (above $100) will be recognized on the Gala program, webpage, and Newsletter for one year.

Consider becoming an ICS Patron, by purchasing a VIP Table.

Read SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

ICS Online Auction

We are still accepting items! Among the 2023 auction items, you will find a Poltrona Frau rocking chair, exclusive resort stays, beautiful Peuterey jackets, Italian courses in Italy, and more!

Auction closes on Sunday October 22nd at 11:00pm. 

When you begin bidding, you’ll be prompted to log in with your phone number and payment information. Our silent auction platform is secure and trusted.

Thank you for your support!

SPONSORS 2023-24:

PLATINUM SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

BEVERAGE & FOOD SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

Many thanks to our individual donors:

ICS PATRONS (VIP Tables  $4,000 +): Anonymous, Anonymous,

$1,000-$3,000: Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA), Bruce Esposito, Mark Steven Venezia, 
$500-$1,000: Elham and Joseph Cicippio, Ellen and Jack Coppley, Ranieri Cavaceppi, 
$100-$500: Pia Agostini, Cathy MacNeil-Hollinger, 

Become a Member

ICS Members get invitations to exclusive events, benefit from discounts on classes and concerts, access to our Italian Library and Video Collections… and mostly our Members are part of a society committed in spreading culture. 

The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, D.C. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. All donations to ICS are 100% tax deductible. Your contribution will help ICS to grow and improve the quality of our programs. Thank you for joining and believing in our mission!