Thursday, April 25, 2013 7:00 pm Illustrated lecture by San Francisco Opera's Director of Music Administration, Kip Cranna, who will on the occasion of Giuseppe Verdi's 200th birthday in 2013, discuss the operas La Traviata and Otello and show excerpts from the films by Franco Zeffirelli, master of Italian cinema. Italian opera is a special world...

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 6:00 PM - Leonardo da Vinci Society lecture. Illustrated lecture by Luciano Chessa who is active as a composer, performer and conductor. He teaches at the Conservatory of Music and serves on the Advisory Board of TACET, the international research publication dedicated to Experimental Music from the Universite Paris...

by Mauro Battocchi   The first annual edition of Mercato di Natale (Italian Christmas Market) will be held in San Francisco on December 7th and 8th from 10am to 6pm, in collaboration with DIVE (Donne Italiane che Vivono all'Estero), a dynamic group of Italian women expats living in the San Francisco Bay Area and Enjoy Silicon Valley, a local...

by Mauro Battocchi   Have you made it down to the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco located at Fort Mason? This important institution preserves the heritage of Italian Americans for future generations through art exhibits, language classes, cultural programs, feste, film and more. For the full listing, check out their calendar of events...

Museo Italo Americano - Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123.Sunday, November 15, 2015 4:00pm Let Kathleen Gonzalez, author of A Beautiful Woman in Venice, tell you the stories of Rosalba Carriera, Veronica Franco, Hermonia Vivarini, Marietta Barovier, Cencia Scarpariola, and others who proved tha...

Kicking off Italy's "Year of Italian Culture in the USA", the Museo ItaloAmericano is pleased to present the a new exhibit featuring five contemporary Italian artists. From April 18 through July 21, 2013, in celebration of Italy's arts the Museo will present "Contemporaneity: Signs of Modern Times" an exhibit by the Sedna group. Sedna is made up o...

On May 4th at 4:00PM at the Museo Italo Americano, we will come together to focus on the importance of adding a Latin-rooted language — Italian — to your language skills. Above all, learning a language is beneficial to your outlook on life and gives you a new perspective from which to view and understand the world.

by Mary Kenny   Italian American films are renowned for iconic quotes and images, from Don Corleone's "I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse" in "The Godfather" to Rocky Balboa's epic dash up the 77 stone steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in "Rocky."   These and other classic films and the far-reaching impact Italian Am...

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,...

Sunday, September 27, 2015 4:30pmFort Mason Center2 Marina Blvd., Building CSan Francisco, CA 94123 "No one could sing of loneliness better than Frank Sinatra. Even his songs of joy and unbounded happiness were manifestations of a fundamental loneliness." Join Stephen Gill as he narrates through story and song the rise and fall and resurrection on...