On the occasion of 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the USThe Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture are proud to invite you to ITALY TECH WEEKMarch, 12 - 19, 2013 Sponsored by Indoona March 12, 3 - 6 pmItalian Innovation DayAn action oriented investors' day showcasing the past, present and future of the Italian technolog...

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival with the Carmel Bach Festival and the Italian Cultural Institute present "Italian Chamber Music - Vivaldi's Four Seasons".   Program:Ottorino Respighi - Notturno for Piano; Gioacchino Rossini - Fantasie for Clarinet and Piano; Gian Carlo Menotti - Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano; Antonio Vivaldi - The...

Albert Russell Ascoli, Terrill Dis-tinguished Professor, teaches in the Department of Italian Studies, UC Berkeley. His principal field of research and teaching is Medieval and Early Modern Italian culture from the 13th to the 16th centuries.   He is the author of Dante and the Making of a Modern Author (Cambridge University Press, 2008).&nb...

By Mauro Battocchi   It's San Francisco Design Week and today Italy continues its design dance in the limelight with the opening of an exhibition of the great Vico Magistretti's work at the Italian Cultural Institute (814 Montgomery Street) at 6:30PM.   The exhibition, made possible by the Fondazione Studio Museo Vico Magistretti in M...

L'anno 2013 è stato dichiarato dal Ministero degli Affari Esteri "l'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti". Anche la città di San Francisco si appresta ad ospitare una serie di eventi inaugurali che marcano l'inizio di una manifestazione di così ampia rilevanza ed importanza. L'inaugurazione ufficiale si terrà il prossimo Mercoledì 12 Dice...

Marc Huestis presents in Celebration of 20 Years at the Castro FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI'S ROMEO & JULIETwith LEONARD WHITING "Romeo" Live In-Person! R & J Event 8 pm Gala Plus 1 pm West Side Story Matinee "Romeo, oh Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?" - right here in San Francisco at ye olde Castro Theatre!   And we're havin...

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016 - Time: Reception: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: IIC   On the occasion of the upcoming exhibition "Wish Upon a Star: the Art of Pinocchio," opening on May 18 at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, the Italian Cultural Institute presents an exclu...

Poetry and design meet in this unique volume that is also a tribute to two of the leading characters in these artistic fields -- Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Armando Milani.   Fifty poems from Mr. Ferlinghetti's body of work are on the left pages of this finely crafted hardcover edition, accompanied on the right pages by fifty images created by...

How does the striking city of Orvieto, Italy, a comune populated since Etruscan times, connect to San Francisco? The connection is easier than it might seem. Both are known world-wide for their iconic topography, hilly terrain, quaint charm, and, as seen in this photograph, foggy mists. Both are dramatic and romantic.   And then there is the...

The musical evening that the Five O 'Clock Piano Duo offers the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco reflects the content of their recent album, ITALIAN CONNECTION. It's a musical journey that unfolds among the various stylistic trends of Italian contemporary piano music.   The deep need for immediacy of communication is the glue that...