SAN FRANCISCO - L'associazione culturale Leonardo da Vinci ha presentato una conferenza su uno dei più grandi patrimoni culturali d'Italia, l'antica Pompei, dal titolo "If these Walls could speak: Pompeian Wall Painting". L'evento, che ha registrato una grande affluenza di pubblico data la notorietà di questa storica associazione di San Francisco,...

Albert Russell Ascoli, Terrill Dis-tinguished Professor, teaches in the Department of Italian Studies, UC Berkeley. His principal field of research and teaching is Medieval and Early Modern Italian culture from the 13th to the 16th centuries.   He is the author of Dante and the Making of a Modern Author (Cambridge University Press, 2008).&nb...

In the early 19th Century, Italy was essentially a "geographical expression," a patchwork of principalities spread across islands and peninsulas, dominated by foreign powers. By century's end it had united as the independent Kingdom of Italy, its people citizens of a modern nation with an emerging common culture and language. The great Giuseppe Ver...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society Cordially Invites its Members to an Evening in Honor of The Consul General of Italy Mauro Battocchi   Italy 2013 – A Snapshot of a European Country in Transition Followed by a Reception - Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm   Museo Italo-Americano - Fort Mason Center, Building C, San Franc...

A sessantaquattro anni di distanza dal primo Gala organizzato presso il De Young Museum di San Francisco, la Leonardo da Vinci Society ha reso omaggio all'eccellenza della cultura italiana con una grande serata di arte e musica.   In celebrazione del piu' grande genio del Rinascimento originario di Vinci, l'organizzazione no-profit sotto la...

Ogni mese, l'associazione Leonardo Da Vinci di San Francisco invita un esponente di rilievo della comunità della Bay Area a tenere una conferenza su un tema specifico legato alla cultura italiana.   Lo scorso 16 gennaio, iniziando il ciclo di conferenze mensili del nuovo anno, la professoressa Mariella Poli ha presentato "Attentive Eyes", un...

The President and Board of Directors ofThe Leonardo da Vinci Society cordially invite you to:Eternal Traveler: Leonardo da Vinci's Secret LifeA multimedia concert by Andrea Centazzoin collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Saturday, March 28, 20157:00 PM: Concert8:00 PM: Dinner The Century Club of California, 1355 Franklin Street,...

The Wagner College DaVinci Society will host its 10th annual scholarship and awards dinner on Wednesday, September 18, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield. Seven people will be honored, and the event is chaired by Eleanor Conforti. Tickets are $150 ($75 tax-deductible). To purchase tickets, or for more information, call Betty Comiskey at 718-420-4...

Remember how Italian biotechnology lent Bernini a helping hand? This weekend, as part of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture, Humanities West is helping preserve the legacy of this master by bringing a fascinating lecture and performance series to the Marines' Memorial Theater in San Francisco. Bernini was a master of capturing the narrative moment, e...

by Roberto Natalini   For the whole month of January, the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco will present a series of illustrated lectures dedicated to the quintessential beauty of Italy: "Attentive Eyes," "Historic Center of Florence," and "Venice and its Lagoon." The first of these three different appointments with the most specta...