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, 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.
November 9 English Meeting – Abruzzo: Forte e Gentile
November 2022 La Voce
October 26 Meeting (In English) – Some Prominent Early Italian-American Immigrants to Seattle
October 2022 La Voce
Festa Italiana Quiz 2022
2022 Festa Italiana Quiz For the last several years, Domenico Minnotti has prepared a Quiz for the Dante Alighieri Society's booth at Festa Italiana. This year, the quiz focuses on interesting and little know facts about Italian cuisine. The Quiz will be available at...
Italian Classes Begin October 4
Italian Classes Resume October 4 by Giuseppe Tassone The 38th school year of the Italian Language Program at the Dante Alighieri Society of Washington resumes on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022. There is not a better time to start or advance your learning in our Italian...
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Become a Member
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