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.
A SPECIAL ITALIAN PROGRAM - MILANO - SPONSORED by the DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY and Il PUNTO WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 at St. Patrick's Church, Social Hall, 815 East Edgar Street, Seattle 98102 Federica Gabardi, a Milan native and a Women’s Empowerment Expert will be our...
Annual Dante Alighieri Society Wine Dinner.
Rob Prufer Topic: A Bellini in Venice: Seeing the paintings of Giovanni Bellini in Venice, like sitting in a Venetian campo and enjoying the cocktail named after him, is a special treat. What makes Bellini a master of the Venetian Renaissance? And what can we know...
Language Program Director Giuseppe Tassone Jeffrey Freiberg is one of the students in our Italian Language Program. He joined the Italian Language program in the fall of 2020 with the beginning level A1 and successfully completed his first year of Italian. Last...
It is indeed sad news for Dante Seattle to hear of the passing of Terry Hanlon. Terry was a long-time member of Dante and someone whose kindness, enthusiasm and hard work endeared her to everyone. Caterina Wartes and Gini Harmon made contact with Terry’s family this...
CAI Update We hike - usually together. But in these days we hike solo and not on week-ends. We have monthly hikes or other activities (except during this pandemic) and usually an international trip or exchange with Italy or another country each year. In 2019 we had a...
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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