art, music, dance, architecture, films, cuisine, and the beautiful Italian language
bocce, picnics, family outings and more!
Welcome to the Gulf Coast Italian Culture Society, Inc. (GCICS)
We are a not-for-profit, tax exempt, IRS recognized Sec.501.(c).(3) organization, whose membership consists of individuals from all walks of life, irrespective of ethnic origin or socio-economic standing, who enjoy the experience of Italian culture, and are interested in its preservation and dissemination.
Our Italian Club, centered in Sarasota, on the Gulf of Mexico, has world renowned white sand beaches, professional and amateur theatre, opera, symphony and ballet companies, a variety of international sports along with numerous restaurants catering to any taste.