Join me on April 16 from 11AM - 2PM at the Museo Italo Americano (Fort Mason, Building C) for an illustrated lecture that celebrates the breathtaking grandeur of the Italian Dolomites, those jagged peaks under which I grew up as a child.   The illustrated lecture, which will be delivered by Paola Tonelli who climbed the Dolomites as a child,...

The travelling exhibit, "unescoitalia" – created by Italy's Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities in association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – is a collection of photos of Italy's UNESCO World Heritage sites, as seen through the lenses of 14 prominent and contemporary Italian photographers: Olivo Barbieri, Gabriele Basilico, Gianni...

Here are a few words of reminder from our friends at DIVE, the network of Italian women in the Bay Area:The real Italy of hand made food and original crafts is in town again! The Italian Market is coming back at Museo Italo Americano on May 10th in San Francisco.   After the success of the Christmas edition, the organizers put together the S...

by Roberto Natalini   For the whole month of January, the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco will present a series of illustrated lectures dedicated to the quintessential beauty of Italy: "Attentive Eyes," "Historic Center of Florence," and "Venice and its Lagoon." The first of these three different appointments with the most specta...

ELENA CIVOLI BRITTAIN is a whimsical and prolific contemporary artist whose abstract series range from brightly colored surfaces, to bold textured collages, to unstructured images layered in muted tones. Elena was born in Italy. The daughter of an Italian Army colonel from Florence, she grew up in cities all over Italy, but considers herself a Fior...

By Mauro Battocchi   Get ready! This November 22nd - 23rd, the Bay Area will be treated again to the annual Italian Christmas Market (Mercato di Natale) which will be abuzz from 10:30am­ to 6:00pm Saturday and 10:30am - 4:30pm Sunday at Fort Mason Center BLDG C, San Francisco.   This is the second annual Mercato di Natale, and like la...

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10-4 in celebration of the Year of Italian Culture in the US, the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco will have an all day seminar on the impact of Italian culture.

Tuesday, June 10, 2914 7:00PMInspired by New York's Guggenheim Museum which has organized the largest, most important exhibit on Futurism, Italian Futurism, 1909 – 1944: Reconstructing the Universe, the Museo presents an illustrated lecture by Christopher Atwood, PHd candidate in Italian Studies at UC Berkeley.   Italian Futurism called for...

by Serena Perfetto   A unique documentary exhibition, "Italian American Cinema: From Capra to the Coppolas", is currently on display at the Museo Italo-Americano, until March 6, 2016. The exhibition is surely an opportunity to better understand the contributions made by Italian-Americans to the national cinema and culture. Film scholar Josep...