When: Sunday, Cctober 24, 2021 at 5:00PM - Where: Museo Italo Americano, Building C, Fort Mason, SF Join us for a discussion of a new play about Edgardo Mortara, whose story has been reimagined by Carey Perloff, Artistic Director, Emerita, of the American Conservatory Theater and Graduate of Stanford University in Comparative Literature, inspired b...

On September 28, 2021, Consul General of Italy in San Francisco, Sergio Strozzi, invited all the Italian community associations of the Bay Area. We're honored to have attended as BAIA and would like to thank Hon. Sergio Strozzi for this initiative. For all of our subscribers and supporters, we wanted to share a quick snapshot of what BAIA has done...

A popular Italian restaurant in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood has closed after three decades in business. Pane e Vino Trattoria officially closed its doors on August 26, according to a post on the restaurant website. The statement read: "To our Dearest Customers, Our last day of operation was Thursday, August 26, 2021. We are truly thankf...

Friday, October 8, 2021, 6pm - 8pm. The kickoff to Italian Heritage Festival Weekend as well as Italian Heritage Month. The Italian Heritage Parade welcomes you to join us in Washington Square for a lighting ceremony and Italian Heritage Weekend Kickoff – the kickoff to Italian Heritage Parade and Festival Weekend as well as Italian Heritage Month....

Over the past 50 years, contemporary Italian authors familiar to American readers were largely limited to Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino, Primo Levi, and a handful of others. But thanks in part to the popularity of author Elena Ferrante—the so-called “Ferrante Effect”—the work of a new generation of Italian writers, especially women writers, is arrivin...

La Scuola International School invites preschool to K-1 families to join a Virtual Information Session where you will hear from their Leadership Team and Educators.  In-person tour of the beautiful Reggio Emilia-inspired San Francisco preschool campus are also possible, while the Peninsula campus is being renovated. Thursday September 30 5.30 pm PD...

Giancarlo and Giovanni Cerri’s exhibition is an ideal opportunity for a comparison between this father and son, two quite different Milanese artists in their themes and expressive language. Giancarlo started out as a figurative artist focusing mostly on the theme of nature. His painting progressively evolved – in the nineties – into the abstract. G...

Over the past 50 years, contemporary Italian authors familiar to American readers were largely limited to Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino, Primo Levi, and a handful of others. But thanks in part to the popularity of author Elena Ferrante—the so-called “Ferrante Effect”—the work of a new generation of Italian writers, especially women writers, is arrivin...

When Gail Reitano and her partner, Nick Bogle, want Italian food, they descend on San Francisco’s North Beach. Closer to home, which is in Bolinas, their favorite restaurants are Marin Joe’s and San Anselmo’s Insalata. If Reitano could have her favorite Italian dish, she’d have the vongole pasta in a white sauce, with fresh clams, that her father m...

Thursday September 30, 5:30 PM, zoom webinar. Register Here. On the occasion of the special exhibit ITALIAN-AMERICAN ICONS: MOSAIC PORTRAITS at the MarinMOCA, the Italian Cultural Institute is hosting a webinar on the HISTORY OF MOSAIC ART IN FRIULI, with Guglielmo Zanette, curator of the exhibition, and Denise Toson, guest artist and instructor. D...