The Italian Cultural Institute will host a round table related to the creativity behind Italian fairytales and the current state of Italian children's literature.   The speakers will be Giovanna Zoboli, writer and co-founder of the illustrated children's book publisher Topipittori; Simona Mulazzani, illustrator of over 60 adults' and childre...

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...

Zonin1821, the largest private vine growing and winemaking company in Italy, and Scuderia Corsa Racing with Ferrari, the racing arm of Ferrari Beverly Hills, Ferrari Los Angeles, Ferrari South Bay and Ferrari Silicon Valley, have announced a partnership that will create the ultimate race-day experience for members of the wine and spirits industry,...

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 Carolyne Zinko and Valerie Demicheva   Coming but not going: The Salvatore Ferragamo store, which opened with great fanfare at 233 Geary St. in September 2000 (nearly the entire Italian clan flew in, Union Square was tented, Tony Bennett sang a benefit concert), is moving to 236 Post St. and will open officially on Jan. 8.   To mar...

A living link between Italy and San Francisco comes in the form of the inestimable Tuscan conductor Nicola Luisotti, who serves as Music Director of the San Francisco Opera and of the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples. Luisotti began studying music as a child with lessons on the church organ and by age eleven he was the director of the church choir. &...

di Mauro Battocchi   The Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco presented a spectacular celebration of Made in Italy at the Consulate last week. As the 250 guests enjoyed fine wines by Montresor Vineyards and authentic Italian food by Emporio Rulli, they also enjoyed first-hand exposure to timeless brands crafted by Italy's finest artisan...

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...

Boys' and Girls' Town of Italy's 53rd annual benefit lunch, presented by the San Francisco Women's Committee, celebrated 70 years of service to 30,000 children in Rome, and the launch of Boys' and Girls' Towns of Ethiopia. Boys' and Girls' Towns offer a safe haven and a chance in life for hungry, homeless and orphaned children living on the streets...

As a member of the BAIA board I felt that I should visit the new campus of the Italian International School at 735 Fell Street in San Francisco, CA. After all, BAIA represents and serves Italian entrepreneurs, executives and professionals working in the Bay Area.   Many of them have young kids or are thinking about starting a family. Last Th...