by Mauro Battocchi   Have you made it down to the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco located at Fort Mason? This important institution preserves the heritage of Italian Americans for future generations through art exhibits, language classes, cultural programs, feste, film and more. For the full listing, check out their calendar of events...

Museo Italo Americano - Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123.Sunday, November 15, 2015 4:00pm Let Kathleen Gonzalez, author of A Beautiful Woman in Venice, tell you the stories of Rosalba Carriera, Veronica Franco, Hermonia Vivarini, Marietta Barovier, Cencia Scarpariola, and others who proved tha...

Kicking off Italy's "Year of Italian Culture in the USA", the Museo ItaloAmericano is pleased to present the a new exhibit featuring five contemporary Italian artists. From April 18 through July 21, 2013, in celebration of Italy's arts the Museo will present "Contemporaneity: Signs of Modern Times" an exhibit by the Sedna group. Sedna is made up o...

On May 4th at 4:00PM at the Museo Italo Americano, we will come together to focus on the importance of adding a Latin-rooted language — Italian — to your language skills. Above all, learning a language is beneficial to your outlook on life and gives you a new perspective from which to view and understand the world.

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...