Ogni mese, l'associazione Leonardo Da Vinci di San Francisco invita un esponente di rilievo della comunità della Bay Area a tenere una conferenza su un tema specifico legato alla cultura italiana.   Lo scorso 16 gennaio, iniziando il ciclo di conferenze mensili del nuovo anno, la professoressa Mariella Poli ha presentato "Attentive Eyes", un...

Friday, December 13th (6:30pm) - Suggested donation of $10 per person Photo essay by International Transportation Photojournalist Joseph M. Calisi   Joseph M. Calisi retraced places visited in his youth to capture the sun-splashed beauty of a region rarely seen by tourists. This photographic essay of Puglia, features the beauty of Sout...

By Ralph Gardner Jr.   "I'm going to tell you a little about this camera," Dom Quartuccio said. "This is the period when I went to high school." Mr. Quartuccio is a 91-year-old commercial photographer whose work is on display at the Italian American Museum on Mulberry Street through Nov. 29.   He developed a love for photography...

Last month, San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum launched a comprehensive exhibit featuring the works of world-renowned Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto. The celebrated director of the 1976 classic Allegro Non Troppo was hugely influenced by Disney's Fantasia and Bambi, which instilled in him a love of nature and classical music. So it's fittin...

Lecture and photographic presentation by renowned Italian American photographer Anita Sanseverino   You are cordially invited to attend a lecture and photographic presentation by renowned Italian American photographer Anita Sanseverino titled, "Puglia: Italy's Best Kept Secret" on Wednesday, May 7th at the Italian American Museum. Anita...

Rome exists not only as an intensely physical place, but also as a romantic idea onto which artists, poets, and writers project their own imaginations and longings. City of the Soul examines the evolving image of Rome in art and literature with a display of books, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and drawings.   This groundbreaking exhibiti...

Sarà dedicata permanentemente al comandante Piero Calamai e al suo equipaggio la sala del Galata Museo del Mare dove è allestita la mostra "Andrea Doria, la nave più bella del mondo" (la mostra resterà aperta fino al prossimo 30 maggio) . La cerimonia di scoprimento della targa, il 28 dicembre, alla presenza del sindaco Marco Doria, con i familiari...

A vital link in Birmingham's history is being told at the city's most iconic landmark. For an exhibition titled "La Storia," Birmingham residents of Italian heritage have ventured into their ancestors' past to relive a time of fierce struggle and unwavering hope, of generations holding on dearly to their faith and values, while overcoming poverty...

Eighteen years after first visiting Venice, Locktov still remembers the moment: "When I first stepped foot on Venetian soil I had this overwhelming feeling of falling in love with a place on earth, which took me by surprise. "I loved it like a living, breathing entity."   The American publicist thereafter made sure she kept coming back,...

In this exhibition Marco Paoli presents large black and white photographs from his collection Silenzio (Silence) and from his forthcoming monograph Ethiopia.   The works take as raw material the artist's travel experiences around the world. Travel and place, however, are not to be taken literally. They are metaphors for an artistic expl...