La Delegazione di San Francisco dell'Accademia Italiana della Cucina ha celebrato recentemente il 30º anniversario dalla fondazione della prestigiosa istituzione culinaria nella Bay Area.   Fondata a Milano nel 1953 da Orio Vergani e designata Istituzione Culturale della Repubblica Italiana nel 2003, la missione dell'Accademia è di salvaguar...

by Roberto Natalini   For the whole month of January, the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco will present a series of illustrated lectures dedicated to the quintessential beauty of Italy: "Attentive Eyes," "Historic Center of Florence," and "Venice and its Lagoon." The first of these three different appointments with the most specta...

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: Leonardo da Vinci Society, IIC   Professor Ascoli will read and comment on verses from the Divina Commedia and the Convivio. The lecture will be followed by a Q & A session, and is a companion to the H...

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015 - Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Time: Reception: 6pm. On view: Mon-Fri 10-4:30. Location: IIC (814 Montgomery Street, San Francisco) Organized by: IIC; Italy In US; Bologna Connect. In collaboration with: Regione Emilia Romagna; Arca Bologna; The Italian Homemade Company; Città d'Arte Emilia Romagna. As part of a...

As we gaze into a frame, we cross a threshold from reality into the imagination and vision of the artist. But, what if that artistic vision contains yet another threshold, though which we are asked, once again, to cross? That is the thesis behind a new photographic exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute that opens August 8th at 6:30PM and run...

Date: Thursday, April 07, 2016 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: IIC In collaboration with: Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco Join us at the IIC San Francisco for an exclusive and interactive live show about the art of Italian hand gestures and body language led by Sicilian filmmake...

Nel corso del mese appena trascorso San Francisco è stata il palcoscenico di molti eventi interessanti legati alla promozione della lingua italiana.   Fra questi, ha riscosso un grande successo lo spettacolo "ABC l'Italiano si impara così", messo in scena presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura da Laura Caparrotti, Direttore Artistico di Kairo...

Escape the heat (or give in to the eery fog) with summer chills Italian style. Three films from a more disconcerting, though no less accomplished, side of the Italian psyche: Fiorile (1993, 105 min), 20 August. Register here. Romanzo criminale (2005, 154 min), 27 August. Register here.Girl by the Lake (2007, 95 min), 3 September. Register her...

Una mostra "work in progress" di dipinti realizzati dal vivo in uno studio artistico aperto al pubblico.È questa l'originale idea realizzata dall'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco e dall'artista toscano Domenico Monteforte, il quale torna nella città sulla baia dopo la bella mostra esposta in questa sede due anni fa.   Fino all'i...

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM. Location: IIC (Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco) Organized by: IIC To illustrate the theme of this year's Italian Language Week, which is "The Italian of Music, the Music of Italian", Kip Cranna from the San Francisco Opera and Marina Romani from UC Berkeley will give a talk ab...