Sunday, January 25, 2015 4:30pmWorld class pianist, Laura Magnani was born in Spoleto, Italy. She studied piano and graduated summa cum laude from the Conservatory of Music in Perugia and continued her studies, taking Masters classes with famous international pianists.   She has received many awards during her intense international performan...

Often in Silicon Valley we hear statistics like ”more data has been created in the last 2 years than in all previous human history.” And while the explosion of big data is momentous and meaningful, similar exponential models are applicable to food.   Try this prediction made by Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug: “In the next 40 years, farmers wi...

Saturday, April 13, 2013 10-4 In celebration of the Year of Italian Culture in the US, the Museo will have an All Day Seminar on the impact of Italian culture. The topics are Modernity, Machines and Motor Oil: Italian Futurist Art and Ideals, by Christopher Atwood, PhD candidate in Italian Studies at UC Berkeley, The Innovations of Italian Cinema,...

By Mauro Battocchi Watching TV with your friends — especially sporting events — can be a stimulating social experience. (Was that jab really worth a yellow flag? OBviously! What?? No WAY!) You and your friends likely have sporting opinions that get shared vociferously among the group. Alas, it's 2013 and your favorite soccer watching buddy may liv...

On October 24, 2013 the Maestri Monzu will travel from Naples to the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club to celebrate with the Italian, and the Italian American Communities the Mayor of Naples Hon. Luigi de Magistris, and the artists of Naples' Teatro di San Carlo on the occasion of the United the Two Bays Concert featuring the Teatro di San Carlo'...

by Mauro Battocchi   As the holidays roll around, I find myself thinking of snowy Trentino where I passed my early childhood in that profoundly bucolic mountain valley through which flows the rushing Adige river.   Here in San Francisco, my pride for my homeland is galvanized by the wonderful work of the Circolo Trentino di San Franci...

September 18, 2014, Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMGalleria Atrium - 101 Henry Adams St - San Francisco, California 94103   Andrea Rubelli narrates the unique exhibition recently created by the Rubelli Design Studio in Venice, presenting seven amazing installations whose single common denominator is a thread of white silk. Each p...

From December 5, 2014 through April 19, 2015, the Museo Italo Americano will exhibit the works of San Francisco design legend, Primo Angeli.   A master of advertising art since the early 1960s, Primo Angeli created innovative branding, packaging, logos and advertising posters for such stellar clients as Boudin Bakery, Ben and Jerry's, Coca-C...

In the past weeks important announcements were made by American companies. Cisco, Apple and GE informed that they plan to carry out R&D investment in Italy. In fact, Italy is one of the six leading manufacturing countries in the world, second in Europe only to Germany, ahead of France and the United Kingdom.   Now that the Italian Govern...

By Mauro Battocchi If you can't sneak away to bucolic Tuscany this week, then stop by the Italian Cultural Institute instead and drink in calming Italian landscapes by Hans Schirmacher. His use of subtle shades and soft nuances to capture landscapes from different parts of Italy pairs dramatically with sharper lines and contrasts that trace the va...