Culture is the accumulation of knowledge acquired through the development of intellectual skills, as well as the ideas, customs and knowledge that characterize a given conglomerate.
As a binational entity, the Instituto Cultural Domínico Americano is aware of the importance of culture in the development of a nation and in the establishment of lasting ties between the American and Dominican people. It is no wonder that “Cultural” is the second name of our institution.
In this sense, the Cultural Department of the ICDA presents a wide range of programs, activities and events that combine all aspects of art and culture in a global sense and, especially, American and Dominican through concerts, art exhibitions, theatrical performances, dance, lectures, discussions, courses, workshops and other demonstrations of social, educational and cultural interest, while participating as an active member in cultural activities at national and international level.
The Cultural Department also manages the Escuela de Arte y Cultura with programs for children, adolescents and adults, the Culinary Space with an industrial kitchen, the Podcast studio, the Biblioteca Lincoln and manages the facilities of the cultural complex: the Patrick N. Hughson Auditorium and the Exhibition and Cultural Events Hall of the Instituto Cultural Domínico Americano.
At the same time, there are three cultural programs that are supported and sponsored from our institution, which are: