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.


March 2023 Dante Seattle La Voce

    Published by the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington                                                     March 2023     President's message Ciao a Tutti, This is Janet Lenart, Board member in place of Joyce Ramee, President. The Dante Board members greatly...

February 8 English Language Meeting

Register now for the next collaborative zoom betweenDante Societies of Washington and British Columbia DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY of WASHINGTONpresents The Many Cultures of Southern Italy English Presentation on ZOOMgiven byDonald De Santis Wednesday February 8, 2023Zoom...

February Dante Seattle La Voce

            Published by the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington                                                     February 2023       President's Message Ciao a Tutti,I hope this winter greeting finds you well and warm, and if you...

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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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