Casa Italiana Language School, established in 1981, offers a full range of courses in Italian grammar and conversation, arts, and culture taught by native Italian speakers. Its facade features four lifelike Carrara marble statues, including poet Dante Alighieri, sculptor-painter Michelangelo Buonarroti, composer Giuseppe Verdi, and wireless inventor Guglielmo Marconi. The school conducts special courses in art and culture, ceramic, mosaic, conversation and cooking. It hosts various characteristic events and cultural activities throughout the year, including traditional Lasagna and Polenta dinners, Valentine gala, and the New Year's Eve Ball. The school s large hall organizes various events, such as banquets and weddings, anniversaries and other professional gatherings. Casa Italiana Language School is located in Washington, D.C.