This Month at ISI

Mar
29
Wed
2017
The Homemade Pasta!
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Discover the techniques that go into making one of Italy’s most cherished foods, pasta! This workshop will take you deep into the process of making fresh pasta from biological grains. You will discover how fresh durum wheat pasta is made using specially restored, ancient pasta machinery and you will take home the fresh pasta made during the activity.

To end the evening, you will taste the locally produced organic wine and extra virgin olive oil on toasted bread, the ‘bruschetta’.

 

Mar
31
Fri
2017
Field Trip Art History: Leonardo
Mar 31 all-day

Field Trip to Milan, Topics in Art History: Leonardo
Prof. Michael Kwakkelstein 

Field Trip History & Culture of Food sec. 6
Mar 31 all-day

The History & Culture of Food, Section 6
Field Trip to Podere Pagliere Agriturismo 
Prof. Ted Metcalfe 

Field Trip Sport History & Culture
Mar 31 all-day

Field Trip to Museo del Calcio, Sport History & Culture
Prof. Erika Bianchi 

Apr
5
Wed
2017
GO ORGANIC: Tasting of Wines, Cheese & Ham
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

 

The story begins when in 2010 two young Italian winemakers opened “VIVANDA”, a wine bar in the heart of Florence…

Accompanied by a platter of farm cheese and ‘affettati misti’ (cured meats): 
White Tuscan Trebbiano IGT 2015, Red Tuscan Sangiovese IGT 2015, Red Tuscan Foglia Tonda IGT 2014, Red Tuscan Pugnitello IGT 2013.

PLUS: tour the fresh pasta laboratory. 

 

Apr
7
Fri
2017
Field Trip Archaeology
Apr 7 all-day

Field Trip Ostia Digging Experience, Archaeology
Prof. Carolina Megale 

Field Trip Architecture Studio RWU + UMD
Apr 7 all-day

Field Trip to Chiesa Autostrada Bargino, Architecture Studio RWU + UMD 
Prof. Carlo Achilli 

Field Trip History & Culture of Food sec. 3
Apr 7 all-day

The History & Culture of Food, Section 3
Field Trip to Chianti
Prof. Peter Fischer  

Field Trip History of Italian Design
Apr 7 all-day

Field Trip to Salone del Mobile Milano, History of Italian Design 
Prof. Franco Pisani 

Apr
11
Tue
2017
Gelato Tasting Tour
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Taste the difference: not all ice creams are the same …

Apr
17
Mon
2017
Holiday – Institute Closed
Apr 17 all-day

Easter Monday, Public Holiday. 

Apr
19
Wed
2017
Florence bike ride Parco delle Cascine
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Located on the right side of the Arno river, the “Cascine” are the greatest public park in Florence. It was a farming and hunting manor owned by the Medici in the sixteenth century, progressively transformed into an urban park. With its lawns, woods, and boulevards, the park has become the green heart of Florence. It is the perfect place for sports, picnics, and walks.

Jump on a bike to explore this lovely park!  

Apr
20
Thu
2017
Classes End
Apr 20 all-day
Apr
24
Mon
2017
Final Exams
Apr 24 – Apr 27 all-day
Apr
27
Thu
2017
Farewell Reception
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Apr
28
Fri
2017
Spring 2017 Program Ends
Apr 28 all-day
Apr
29
Sat
2017
Students Vacate Apartments
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm