by Bianca Friundi   The Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco is very excited to share its latest acquisitions as well as old favorites with friends, members, and visitors this summer.   On June 12th, the new exhibit La Collezione will display an extraordinary selection of artwork from its permanent collection: a great number of work...

Museo Italo Americano - Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123 - Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:30pm - Phone: (415) 673-2200 - E-mail: sfmuseo@sbcglobal.net   Illustrated lecture by Roberto Pieraccini, a scientist, a technologist, and the author of "The Voice in the Machine". Mr. Pier...

by Ryan Davis   The next exhibition to open at the Museo Italo Americano at San Francisco's Fort Mason Center, takes on expressionism from three artists.   Titled Natural Expressions, the exhibition features the works of artists Alberto Cristini, Vincent Galassi and John Malveto, and ranging in various mediums from watercolor, to phot...

by Mauro Battocchi   The third annual Mercato di Natale (Italian Christmas Market) will be held in San Francisco on December 5th and December 6th. The event is promoted by D.I.V.E. SF, a group of Italian women expats living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Inspired by the famous Christmas markets in Northern Italy and throughout most of Europe...

Thursday, July 17, 2014 7:00pmLecture by Dr. Vincent Fausone Jr. at the Museo Italo Americano.   Did you know that Amadeo Peter Giannini was the first banker to extend financial support to ordinary folks or that without his financial support, the Golden Gate Bridge would not have been built?  Did you know that he bankrolled the Hollywo...

by Mauro Battocchi   "Italian Matters Because..." engaged an appreciate audience earlier this month when professors, lecturers and technologists came together and encouraged attendees to deepen their appreciation of la dolce lingua as means to change life and career. Held at at the Museo Italo-Americano, the afternoon included language mini-...

Sunday, February 22, 2015 4:30pmAward winning documentary, promoted by Neapolitan music producer and cultural operator Salvatore Visone, is a fascinating look at the streets of Naples and the bands of children that live on them. Once a year on St. Anthony's day, they build a bonfire, often too near old palaces, which celebrates the rapport between...

In its sixth edition, the Festa del Libro is the popular Children's Italian Book Fair organized by the Museo Italo Americano in collaboration with several other Italian heritage associations in San Francisco.   Save the date, it's coming to Fort Mason October 5, 6 and 7 2013. Don't miss it!   Read more   Source: http://www...

Join me on April 16 from 11AM - 2PM at the Museo Italo Americano (Fort Mason, Building C) for an illustrated lecture that celebrates the breathtaking grandeur of the Italian Dolomites, those jagged peaks under which I grew up as a child.   The illustrated lecture, which will be delivered by Paola Tonelli who climbed the Dolomites as a child,...

The travelling exhibit, "unescoitalia" – created by Italy's Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities in association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – is a collection of photos of Italy's UNESCO World Heritage sites, as seen through the lenses of 14 prominent and contemporary Italian photographers: Olivo Barbieri, Gabriele Basilico, Gianni...