When most people think of Italian art, their minds jump to old masters like Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo. But the Museo ItaloAmericano at Fort Mason is entirely focused on contemporary works by Italian and Italian-American artists, many of them currently active. The museum is the only true Italian-American museum in the country,...

Time: September 18, 2015 to March 6, 2016Location: Museo Italo Americano - Fort Mason Center -  2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123Italian American Cinema: From Capra to the Coppolas, an original, documentary exhibit by the Museo Italo Americano, written by Joseph McBride, will be on exhibit at the Museo from September 18...

Luciano Ligabue has always claimed to have a truly unique audience. Not only "beautiful", nor even just "different" from all the others, but really "particular"; a public whose story deserves to be told. Emanuela Papini rises to the challenge with a book which began as a testimony to the reciprocal love and gratitude between the singer-songwriter...

When: Sunday, September 11, 2016 4:30PMWhere: Italian American Museum of San Francisco, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Building C, San Francisco, CA 94123 Illustrated lecture by Professor Murray Baumgarten, distinguished Emeritus professor of English and Comparative Literature at UC Santa Cruz and Consigliere, Venice Center for Inter...

Ponte verso l'integrazione, ma anche modo di essere orgogliosi delle proprie origini Da venerdì 22 giugno il Museo Italo Americano di San Francisco ospiterà una mostra che documenta il contributo dato dagli Italiani d'America al passatempo preferito degli Americani. La mostra ha lo scopo di mettere in luce le caratteristiche che hanno permesso a...

Museo Italo Americano. Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123. Sunday, November 1 at 4:30pm. The San Francisco Renaissance Voices will perform Viva Italia, a concert of Italian Renaissance music. Come and enjoy a special, fascinating and rare concert featuring Missa Nasce la Gioia by Palest...

Saturday, April 13, 2013    In celebration of the Year of Italian Culture in the US, the Museo will have an All Day Seminar on the impact of Italian culture. The topics are Modernity, Machines and Motor Oil: Italian Futurist Art and Ideals, by Christopher Atwood, PhD candidate in Italian Studies at UC Berkeley, The Innovations of Italia...

If the first weekend of December marked the arrival of a cold winter season in San Francisco, the Italian Christmas Market that took place at the Museo Italo Americano brought the warm atmosphere of the traditional Mercato di Natale. The first edition of the Italian Christmas Market, organized by DIVE (Donne Italiane che Vivono all'Estero), a grou...

Thursday, May 2, 2013 7:00 pm Illustrated lecture by San Francisco Opera Director of Music Administration, Kip Cranna who will explore with you two of Puccini's most beloved operas in two very different cinematic treatments.

by Maria Gloria   Dear Readers,Looking back "Anniversario numero 36" coming up for the Museo ItaloAmericano in San Francisco, reminds me that actor Charlton Heston and his wife Lydia Heston were Charter Members of the Museo ItaloAmericano when it first opened its doors in 1978, atop Malvina's Caffé, in a gallery space generously donated by t...