by Mary Kenny   Italian American films are renowned for iconic quotes and images, from Don Corleone's "I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse" in "The Godfather" to Rocky Balboa's epic dash up the 77 stone steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in "Rocky."   These and other classic films and the far-reaching impact Italian Am...

SAN FRANCISCO - L'associazione culturale Leonardo da Vinci ha presentato una conferenza su uno dei più grandi patrimoni culturali d'Italia, l'antica Pompei, dal titolo "If these Walls could speak: Pompeian Wall Painting". L'evento, che ha registrato una grande affluenza di pubblico data la notorietà di questa storica associazione di San Francisco,...

Sunday, September 27, 2015 4:30pmFort Mason Center2 Marina Blvd., Building CSan Francisco, CA 94123 "No one could sing of loneliness better than Frank Sinatra. Even his songs of joy and unbounded happiness were manifestations of a fundamental loneliness." Join Stephen Gill as he narrates through story and song the rise and fall and resurrection on...

SF Giants vs Brewers, Wednesday, August 7th at 7:15p.m. Please join members of the Museo Italo Americano as we celebrate Italian Heritage Night at the ballpark.   The special event ticket package includes: A seat in one of the Italian Heritage Sections for the game against the Milwaukee Brewers (Museo seating is in the Lower Box Left Field...

Bring your family! Discover some of the finest Italian children's literature available. More than 400 children's books have been selected from the country's distinguished publishers. This event provides a rare opportunity to find and collect literature that will inspire and enrich children's linguistic education. The selection includes a large ran...

di Mauro Battocchi   From a delightful exhibit inauguration, which I personally had the pleasure of attending on December 5, 2014, to April 19, 2015, the Museo Italo Americano will exhibit the works of San Francisco design legend, Primo Angeli. A master of advertising art since the early 1960s, Primo Angeli created innovative branding, pack...

Coming to the Museo Italo Americano in San Francisco's Fort Mason this Friday, is an exhibition that will be featuring two artists. Titled Ageless, the exhibition is a showcase of artists Elena Civoli Brittain and Nola Pardi Proll, and the works featured are between contemporary abstraction and sculpture that expresses a love of anything nature. B...

Come marvel at the captivating photographs of Italy's UNESCO World Heritage sites — seen through the lenses of fourteen photographers — this Thursday, December 5, at 5:30-7:30 pm at the Museo Italo Americano located at San Francisco's Fort Mason.   The inauguration of the exhibition, which runs through January 26th, also celebrates the concl...

Come join the Italian community in the Bay for two special events this December. First, at 6:30PM on December 10th at the Italian Cultural Institute, join a conversation and tasting between food specialist Viola Buitoni and sommelier Elisabetta Fagioli for a sampling of specialities from the holiday tables of Italy and niche regional sparkling wine...

Time: February 16, 2013 from 4pm to 5pmLocation: Museo Italo AmericanoWebsite or Map: http://museoitaloamericano.orgEvent Type: travel, talkOrganized By: Museo Italo AmericanoAlessandra Gardino will introduce the Museo's exciting new trip for 2013, The Secret Wonders of Sardinia and Corsica and answer any questions you might have.If you are interes...