The second Mercato di Natale will be held at the Museo in collaboration with D.I.V.E. (Donne Italiane che Vivono all'Estero), a dynamic group of women expats living in the San Francisco Bay Area.   Inspired by the famous Christmas markets in Northern Italy and throughout most of Europe, this event will exude the warm atmosphere of Christmas....

Film screening: Il segreto (The Secret) at the Museo Italoamericano. This award-winning documentary by Cyop & Kaf, promoted by Neapolitan music producer and cultural operator Salvatore Visone, is a fascinating look at the streets of Naples and the bands of children that live on them. Once a year on St. Anthony's day, they build a bonfire, ofte...

The Museo Italo Americano in San Francisco is currently presenting a new exhibit, "Natural Expressions", featuring three contemporary Italian artists, Alberto Cristini, Vincent Galassi, and John Malveto.   The exhibit runs from August 22 to November 21, 2014. Although the styles and mediums used by the artists differ, they all share the chal...

Sunday, January 25, 2015 4:30pmWorld class pianist, Laura Magnani was born in Spoleto, Italy. She studied piano and graduated summa cum laude from the Conservatory of Music in Perugia and continued her studies, taking Masters classes with famous international pianists.   She has received many awards during her intense international performan...

Saturday, April 13, 2013 10-4 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 Italian Cinema,...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society Cordially invites you to "The Geometry of Botany", An illustrated lecture by Paola Tonelli, Master Gardener. When: Thursday, February 12, 2015 7:30 pmWhere: Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason, Building C, San Francisco   Free for members of The Leonardo da Vinci Society. Suggested donati...

by Mauro Battocchi   Did you know that Italy has the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites: 49? The Museo Italo Americano, in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco, is proud to show you all of them through the lenses of 14 prominent and contemporary Italian photographers....

On Sunday April 17, 2016 from 11:30AM to 12:30PM 90 musicians in uniform from the famous Italian Carabinieri Band – one of the greatest military orchestras in the world, founded in 1820 – will play at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, for the pleasure of passersby. All media are welcome to cover and film this unique surprise event...

by Bianca Friundi   The Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco is very excited to share its latest acquisitions as well as old favorites with friends, members, and visitors this summer.   On June 12th, the new exhibit La Collezione will display an extraordinary selection of artwork from its permanent collection: a great number of work...

Museo Italo Americano - Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123 - Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:30pm - Phone: (415) 673-2200 - E-mail: sfmuseo@sbcglobal.net   Illustrated lecture by Roberto Pieraccini, a scientist, a technologist, and the author of "The Voice in the Machine". Mr. Pier...