Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | 6:30-8:30pm. The Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F (Opera Plaza), San Francisco, CA. Organized in collaboration with the San Francisco Leonardo da Vinci Society. Free Admission | RSVP Required. Join Massimo Paltrinieri and discover how Leonardo's inventions are driving AI development today! Artificia...

Celebrate with us the 3rd Week of the Italian Cuisine in San Francisco! Join Viola Buitoni, Food Advisor for the Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in conversation with Michelin-starred chef Maria Cicorella. Born in Rome and reared in Perugia, Italy, Viola Buitoni had an idyllic upbringing in a family estate immersed in a...

Since its formation in 2000, the Quartetto di Cremona has established a reputation as one of the most exciting chamber ensembles on the international stage. Regularly invited to perform at the most important festivals and concert seasons across Europe, North and South America, and the Far East, the Quartet has garnered universal acclaim from critic...

OPENING RECEPTION & ARTIST'S TALK: Friday, November 2, 2018 | 6:30pm. ON VIEW: November 2 - December 21, 2018. The Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F (Opera Plaza) San Francisco, CA 94102 Join Italian photographer and architect Matteo Pessini on the occasion of the Opening Reception & Artist's Talk of the exhibition dedicated to...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT. Italian Cultural Institute - 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F - San Francisco, CA 94102. Register here In his presentation, starting from the Italian Design heritage, Leandro Agrò will lead to an open discussion about the artifacts we would like to bring to our future. An awarded IxD/UX Director,...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018. From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm PST. Organized by Istituto Italiano di Cultura - San Francisco 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco CA 94102. Entrance: Free. A creative and surprising violinist, Luca Ciarla easily transcends the boundaries among genres to trace an innovative musical path, a magical acoustic seduction i...

Friday, September 14, 2018 - From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm PST. Istituto Italiano di Cultura - 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco CA 94102. Free Admission | RSVP Required. Join us for an enchanting evening with pianist Alberto Pizzo at the Italian Cultural Institute! Starting from a young age, Neapolitan born musician Alberto Pizzo demonstrated...

Thursday August 16, 18:30 to 20:30 PDT. Istituto Italiano Cultura SF - 601 Van Ness Ave, Ste F, San Francisco 94102. Buy tickets here (Free admission). A taste of Italian comedy right here in San Francisco--in Italian! Whether you're looking to immerse yourself in Italian culture or enjoy state of the art stand-up, this is the event for you! Antone...

September 22 10AM to September 23 Midnight PDT. Castro Theatre - 429 Castro St. San Francisco, CA. 94114. San Francisco pays an overdue homage to a great star 60 years after the making of “La Dolce Vita”, featuring the works of four directors for one actor in one day. Join us for CIAO, MARCELLO! AN HOMAGE TO MARCELLO MASTROIANNI. Presented in colla...

A comedic, poetic and magical show: a triumph of masks that revisits the themes of Commedia dell’Arte with a modern and ironic twist is on its way to San Francisco. Two actors give life to the stylized and surreal characters of Italian theater tradition combining acting, music and puppets. The leather masks, made specifically for this show by maste...