NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960 explores Italian Neorealism in photography, as it documented Italy’s economic and social conditions in the mid-20th century and its rise as a democratic nation. Originally used for Fascist propaganda, the camera in Italy became a tool for artists to reveal the poverty and oppression of their country an...

Seventy years and counting. The Leonardo da Vinci Society of San Francisco celebrates its birthday after its creation in 1949. Three women - Countess Lillian Dandini, Mrs. Dobbins D’Anneo, Mrs. Louis Piccirillo - wanted to form a non-profit, not-political organization to promote a broad and deep understanding and appreciation of Italian contributio...

A unique project, called GENIUS LOCI, made its way to San Francisco and opened with an exhibition at the Museo Italo-Americano on February 7th. The work has been created by two Italian artists, Stefano Forgione and Pino Rossi, who work under the pseudonym of TTOZOI. Genius Loci, the Latin word for the guardian spirit of a place, was created by TTOZ...

Sunday January 27 2019. 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm PST. Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd. Building C, San Francisco, CA 94123. Primo Levi and the Holocaust, A Date to Remember. Lecture followed by Wine reception with the Professors. Co-presented with the Venice Center for International Jewish Studies and the Jewish Community Library o...

Thursday, February 7 - Sunday, June 9,2019 | Tuesdays thru Sundays | 12:00-4:00pm . Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd, Building C, San Francisco, CA. GENIUS LOCI is a project created by two Italian artists, Stefano Forgione and Giuseppe Rossi, who work under the pseudonym TTOZOI. The concept stems from the idea of creating works of a...

Saturday 11/03/2018. 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Please join us for the Museo's 40th anniversary Gala! Established in 1978 above Caffè Malvina in North Beach, the Museo Italo Americano was the first museum in the United States devoted exclusively to Italian and Italian American art and culture. Since that year, our membership, our art collection, and our la...

GENIUS LOCI is an artistic project created by artists Stefano Forgione and Giuseppe Rossi, who work under the pseudonym TTOZOI. The concept stems from the idea of creating works of art in situ at select historical sites, using the original technique of the natural proliferation of molds on jute, with pictorial intervention by the artists.  GENIUS L...

San Francisco has always been an important location for the Italian emigration. History is mixed with innovation, and both tell the story of how Italian hard work and creativity are rewarded by the entrepreneurial spirit that finds a perfect welcome in San Francisco and its surroundings. Consul Lorenzo Ortona heads the Italian Consulate General in...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...

When: Sunday 06/24/2018 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Where:  Museo Italo Americano,  Marina Blvd, Building C - San Francisco Renato Sardo will present an illustrated lecture on the beautiful region of Piemonte and its famous Slow Food movement, with wine-and-cheese pairings. Learn the very Piemontese story of Slow Food, a grassroots organization found...