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We Embrace All Who Enjoy All Things Italian and Desire To Expand Their Knowledge of a Beautiful Country, Its People and Its Language

The Dante Alighieri Society of Washington promotes Italian language and culture. Our English and Italian programs are open to the public. We host an annual Christmas party and Wine Dinner featuring wines from throughout Italy. The Society sponsors an Italian Language program with beginner to expert classes.

About the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington

The Società Dante Alighieri, with headquarters in Rome, is the leading institution in Italy and abroad for the teaching and promotion of the Italian language and culture. Since 1984 the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington State, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, has offered classes in Seattle on Seattle University campus in the heart of the city. Classes are small and taught by qualified native speakers.

Italian Language Classes in Seattle

Interested in learning Italian or improving your current languages skills? If you are, you have come to the right place.

For over 30 years, the Italian language program of the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington has been the ideal place to learn Italian in the Seattle area. Our classes are small, curriculum is rigorous and yet entertaining, high-tech classrooms are hosted by Seattle University and our teachers are qualified native Italian speakers.

English Language Meeting – May 12, 2021

When: May 12, 2021Speaker: TBDTopic: TBDLocation: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. About the Speaker: About the Presentation:  

Italian Language Meeting – April 28, 2021

When: April 28, 2021Speaker: Maurizio Igor MetaTopic: "Ellis Island"Location: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. About the Speaker: Author and actor, Maurizio Igor Meta works mainly in theatre and in the last...

April 14, 2021 – Annual General Meeting

When: April 14, 2020Speaker: Board of DirectorsTopic: Annual General MeetingLocation: Online A link will be emailed to members of record on April 13 to enable them to participate in the meeting. Agenda To Be Announced

Italian Language Meeting – March 24, 2021

When: March 24, 2021Speaker: Movie NightTopic: La Divina ComediaLocation: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. About the Presentation: Dante's L'Inferno !!! Our Italian meeting will be a bit different this month...

English Language Meeting – March 10, 2021

When: March 10, 2021Speakers:  Giuseppe Tassone, Director, Dante Alighieri Italian Language Program with Language Program StudentsTopic: DantedìLocation: Online Social “hour” begins at 7 pm. Presentation begins at 7:30 About the Presentation: On the occasion of the...

Italian Language Meeting – February 24, 2021

When: February 24, 2021Speaker: Marta BernsteinTopic: Venice and the Establishment of Printing in Italy in the Late 15th CenturyLocation: Online There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. About the Speaker:  Designer and...


ZOOM LINK and AGENDA for AGM 4_14_21

Please attend theAnnual General Meeting of theDante Alighieri Society of SeattleWednesday, April 14, 20217:00 PMZOOM LINK EMAILED TO CURRENT DANTE MEMBERS!zoom room open by 6:50. Trivia Game at 7:00and meeting begins soon after. Here is the meeting agenda:...

La Voce April 2021

            Published by the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington                                                       April 2021      President's Message   Ciao a Tutti, e Buona Pasqua! Greetings for April, First, a “farewell” announcement!...

Spring Quarter Classes Begin March 30

Italian Classes Resume March 3oth by Giuseppe Tassone Congratulations to our students for completing their second quarter of Italian and thank you to our instructors for their dedication and success. Spring Quarter resumes on Tuesday, March 30. Registration is still...

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The Dante Alighieri Society is a IRS 501(c)(3) organization. Membership is open to anyone who supports the objectives of the organization. We embrace anyone who enjoys all things Italian and desires to expand their knowledge of a beautiful country and its people.

  • Dante memberships and donations are tax-deductible
  • Membership provides discounts at some attractions in Italy
  • Opportunity for free tickets SIFF’s Cinema Italian-style film festival
  • Come to our annual wine dinner for members and guests

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