Imagine 600,000 Italians in America, good honest hardworking people. Imagine them all of a sudden branded as enemy aliens, discriminated, questioned, moved to internment camps. Imagine that they are prohibited to work, to live in their own homes, to travel more than 5 miles. Imagine them forced to prove their innocence, for a charge they don't even...

When: Saturday, January 6, at 4pm - Where: Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Bldg C – San Francisco - The Leonardo Da Vinci Society In cooperation with the Museo Italo Americano Cordially invites you to Festa Della Befana In Italian folklore, La Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve (the night of Jan...

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, San Francisco’s Museo Italo Americano hosted a fundraising event organized by Isabella Weiss di Valbranca and Valentina Consolo, co-chairs of the Giovani section of the Leonardo Da Vinci Society of San Francisco.  The fires that devastated the wine areas of Sonoma and Napa, and are still burning causing death and dest...

On September 20th, 2017, history was made in San Francisco’s North Beach District when the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) hosted the Northern California Italian American Symposium. The SFIAC, a treasured, 100-year-old institution, invited representatives from 39 Italian organizations to attend what proved to be a ground-breaking event....

When: Tuesday, November 2, at 6:30pm - Where: Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Bldg C – San Francisco, CA 94123 - What: The Leonardo Da Vinci Society Cordially invites you to join us to celebrate Enrico Caruso with Pasquale Esposito! Pasquale Esposito is a professional vocalist who has been entertaining audiences In the Bay Area, other metropolita...

Beniamino Bufano was born near the heel of Italy, in 1889, or was it 1898? Both have been listed as “one of his truths that changed a lot,” says Mary Serventi Steiner, who attempted to verify Bufano’s background for a recent exhibit at Museo Italo Americano. Bufano claimed to be from a family of 15 kids. He was missing half of his right index finge...

The Photographic Artistry of Alessandro Baccari Sr. and His Son. August 24, 2017 through January 7, 2018 - Museo Italo Americano - Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd. Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123 The upcoming exhibit features works by two generations of San Francisco photographers: Alessandro Baccari Sr. (1888 – 1966) and his son Alessandro...

Don't miss this special one-day event featuring authentic Italian delicacies such as gelato, cheese, pasta, coffee, olive oil, wine, bomboloni, pastries, piadine, Italian drinks and gift baskets... Shop for the best Italian ingredients for your own recipes, or find inspiring cookbooks that will get you started and motivated. Food lectures and works...

La festa di mezza estate per eccellenza in Italia, ovvero il Ferragosto, ha portato a San Francisco un'ospite davvero speciale direttamente dalle strade della città di Napoli.   Il Museo Italo Americano ha ospitato per due indimenticabili appuntamenti musicali Alfredo Imparato, definito da un noto giornalista di Napoli "uno degli ultimi mene...

When: Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 6:30PMWhere: Museo Italo-Americano, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Building C, San Francisco, CA 94123 MEN OF THE CLOTH is an inspiring portrait of three humble and accomplished Italian master tailors whose work exudes elegance and style. The film gives us a window into the past, present and future of c...