Art Italian Language and Literature

Leading ladies of the Renaissance – Jan 26

Discover the lives and legacies of some of Italy’s “Renaissance Women” and several unheralded women who inspired some of the greatest artwork of all time. Carla Gambescia explore the evolution of the perceptions of women from antiquity and the Middle Ages through the Renaissance—the inflection point, when our concept of the modern woman began to […]

Cinema and Photography

Black Italy Festival, from Jan 31 to Mar 23 at the Italian Cultural Institute, SF

On the occasion of Black History Month in the US, the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco presents BLACK ITALY FESTIVAL. The festivalwill open with BLACK ITALIAN SHOWCASE, a series of feature films and shorts celebrating Italian diversity and Italians of African descent, created by Do The Right Films and curated by producer-director Fred Kudjo Kuwornu. It is the […]

Music and Theatre

Luciano Chessa in concert with Frances-Marie Uitti – Jan 27

INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY  Luciano Chessa in concert with Frances-Marie Uitti  The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a concert curated by Luciano Chessa and featuring Frances-Marie Uitti (cello, voice) and Chessa (piano, voice). The program includes two works, both inspired by Primo Levi. The opening piece, QUEST[O] (for cello, piano, […]

Music and Theatre

Beppe Gambetta live concert – Jan 27

🇮🇹  Beppe Gambetta Live Concert 🇮🇹January Friday 27, 2023 | 6 PM at SFIAC The Museo Italo-Americano in conjunction with The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club and the Liguri nel Mondo presents Beppe Gambetta in concert.Italian guitarist Beppe Gambetta will play acoustic hits while visiting North Beach from Genoa, Italy. Heavy appetizers. Cash bar. Info and tickets HERE

Italian Language and Literature

Certification Of Italian Language At San Francisco – 2023 Exam Dates

Certification of Italian Language at the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco – 2023 The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco administers, on behalf of Università per Stranieri di Perugia, the CELI (Certificati di Lingua Italiana) language certification exams.   CELI 2023 EXAM DATES March 14Enrollment opens September 15, 2022 Enrollment deadline: February 3, 2023 A1 […]

Art Others Science and Technology

ARTCENTRICA brings Art to school

ArtCentrica is an EdTech startup that has created an awarded cloud service that allows to appreciate and learn about over 7,000 artworks from the Uffizi Galleries, Brera Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, Art Institute of Chicago, Cleveland Museum of Art, Rijksmuseum, Städel Museum, Central Institute of Graphics in Rome and many more, […]

Music and Theatre

“La Traviata” at San Francisco Opera, until Dec 3

DATES: Nov 11–Dec 3, 2022 COMPOSER: Giuseppe Verdi LANGUAGE: Sung in Italian with English supertitles RUN TIME: Approximately 3 hours, including two intermissions Her love was never for sale. Fame. Power. Fortune. Violetta Valéry has it all as Paris’ most admired courtesan. But never has she allowed herself to experience true love. All that changes […]

Cinema and Photography Science and Technology

“The four lives of Federico Faggin” at the Italian Cultural Institute SF – Dec 15

December 15, 2022 | 6:30 PM Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco @INNOVIT710 Sansome St, San Francisco Federico Faggin shares his fascinating journey through the ages, from being born in war-time Italy to living the American dream as he became the renown physicist, serial entrepreneur, designer of the first microprocessors and inventor of devices we still […]


The Italian Heritage Museum is now also online!

ITALIAN HERITAGE MUSEUM EXHIBIT Located inside the 14,000 sq. ft. Museum is the Community Cultural Center, which is where you will find the Italian Heritage Museum Exhibit – one of the most comprehensive exhibits on Italian culture in the Western United States. The exhibit focuses on the rich history of Italian traditions, culture and achievements. […]

Science and Technology

ISSNAF BAC Talks series – Nov 15

This 10-minute presentation format spotlights Italian scholars and scientists working in the extended Bay Area. You will find the topics captivating regardless of your field of interest. ISSNAF celebrate four outstanding Marie Curie Fellows speakers: Alessandra Cianciosi University of Amsterdam | Stanford University Valentina Dal Cin Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia | Stanford University Federico Dallo […]