Domenico Monteforte, who gave a much appreciated exhibition here at the IIC in summer 2012, is back in San Francisco. This time, the Tuscan painter will turn one of our galleries into a painter's studio, allowing guests to see him at work and then exhibiting his creations on our walls as they are completed. Guests will have the rare chance to meet...

Film screening: Il segreto (The Secret) at the Museo Italoamericano. This award-winning documentary by Cyop & Kaf, promoted by Neapolitan music producer and cultural operator Salvatore Visone, is a fascinating look at the streets of Naples and the bands of children that live on them. Once a year on St. Anthony's day, they build a bonfire, ofte...

by Serena Perfetto   From music to book, from photography to cinema: spring in San Francisco has never been as full of Italian events as this year. Indeed, whoever loves Italy and its history, culture, and art cannot miss the April's journey among a series of events, such as performances, conferences, photo exhibits, and movie screenings, wi...

Roberto Fedi, Director of the Department of Humanites and Social Sciences and professor of Italian literature at the University for Foreigners Perugia, the oldest and most prestigious Italian institution involved in teaching, research activities and diffusion of the Italian language and culture in all expressions, will present his first novel Manca...

Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (814 Montgomery Street, San Francisco). Organized by: IIC, EV Group.   EV Group & Salvatore Visone present: Cyop & Kaf - Rudders Adrift – Taranto: A year in the city. Words and images from the civilization of steel. A trip down memory lane and a loo...

From theatre and cinema to figurative arts: at this point of his career, Max Papeschi, the Italian artist with the first institutional solo exhibition in the United States, achieved an immediate success among both the critics and the public thanks to his eclectic knowledge of all these worlds.   Indeed, born as theatre and cinema author and...

Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016 Time: 8:00 PM Location: Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts, 701 Mission Street, San Francisco Organized by: Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts (YBCA) In collaboration with: IIC Composer and musicologist Luciano Chessa showcases his past, recent, and premiere works through 64 hand-picked artists encompassing gospel, orc...

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...

di Roberto Natalini   Il mese di dicembre è stato dedicato per intero alle bellezze d'Italia riconosciute dall'Unesco come eredità per il mondo intero. Complementare alla mostra fotografica Unesco Italia, nella quale tutti i quarantanove siti "patrimonio dell'umanità" sono immortalati dai più grandi fotografi italiani, si è tenuta presso l'I...

by Mauro Battocchi   Did you know that Italy has the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites: 49? The Museo Italo Americano, in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco, is proud to show you all of them through the lenses of 14 prominent and contemporary Italian photographers....