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 as well as other special events throughout the year. 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, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, has offered Italian language classes in Seattle on the Seattle University campus. Classes are now offered online and are taught by qualified native Italian speakers.

Italian Language Classes

Interested in learning Italian or improving your current language 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. Now, thanks to the online offering, anybody can access our classes.


Online Italian Language Classes

Italian language classes are now online. Study and learn Italian, no matter where you are. By Giuseppe Tassone The 39th school year of the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington resumes on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. Our evening classes are now online and suitable for...

April 2023 Dante Seattle La Voce

  Published by the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington                                                     April 2023     Ciao a Tutti ~ Aprile! Ritorna la primavera!! I hope this finds you well, with your crocuses blooming, daffodils thriving, azaleas and magnolias...

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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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