The Town of Danville’s Village Theatre Art Gallery is pleased to present Bellissimo! An art exhibit featuring the creative talents of 12 Italian and Italian-American artists who reside in Northern California.  Artists included in this exhibition are Kym Cortigiano, Gianluca Franzese, Tricia Grame, Maria Grazia Romeo, Lar Landa, Robert LaRocca, Paul...

Sunday 05/02/2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT. The Italian American Experience: The Archive as Classroom. The Museo presents a conversation with Professor Lina Insana on how archives can become  spaces of active learning and fruitful collaborations, offering a more experimental approach to the study of Italians in places such as Pittsburgh, PA, and Santa...

Sunday 03.14.2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PT. The Italian community of San Francisco has been one of the most investigated in Italian American history. Rarely, however, has its experience been examined in relation to the distinctively multiethnic context of the West Coast. Italian immigrants, arriving to California between the late nineteenth and early...

The Italian community of San Francisco has been one of the most investigated in Italian American history. Rarely, however, has its experience been examined in relation to the distinctively multiethnic context of the West Coast. Italian immigrants, arriving to California between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, encountered differen...

The first weekend in October is usually busy for San Francisco. Residents and travelers greet the San Francisco Fleet Week to honor all men and women serving in the armed forces and celebrate the oldest Italian Heritage Parade of the United States. It usually takes three hours for all people on the floats, organizations, and cars to go around North...

On May 6 2020, the San Francisco City Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution “recognizing A. P. Giannini on the occasion of his 150th birthday for his substantial contributions to San Francisco history, Italian American culture, and declaring May 6 as A. P. Giannini Day in the City and County of San Francisco.” The Museo Italo Americano in San F...

A.P. Giannini, founder of Bank of America, was born on May 6, 1870 in San Jose. On May 6 2020, the San Francisco City Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution “recognizing A. P. Giannini on the occasion of his 150th birthday for his substantial contributions to San Francisco history, Italian American culture, and declaring May 6 as A. P. Giannini...

Like any good Italian family-style Sunday lunch, a passage from Dante Alighieri’s epic poem, “The Divine Comedy,” was eloquently recited by chef Dario Cecchini during a fundraiser at Tosca Cafe benefiting the Museo Italo Americano. Cecchini (the famous Italian butcher and Netflix star, resplendent in Italian-flag tricolor pants) then thanked the Ib...

Thursday 01/23/2020 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Museo Italo Americano - Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Building C, San Francisco, CA 94123. Meet the Guys Behind L’Italo Americano Newspaper! Join us for a friendly conversation with Simone Schiavinato, Director of the 111 year-old newspaper L’Italo Americano, and Patrick Abbate, Administrative Manager, wh...

Sunday 01/19/2020 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd. Building C, San Francisco, CA 94123. The Bay Area is home to many ex-pat Italians who have moved here for jobs they couldn’t find at home. Blue Bear School of Music has organized a group of these emigranti into a band performing Italian rock and pop songs...