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 […]

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 […]

Economy Italian Language and Literature

The Filangieri-Franklin correspondence: a 240 years long discourse between Italy and the US – Hybrid event, Sep 27

Hybrid – UC Berkeley Campus and Zoom Speakers: Amedeo Arena, Full Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Naples Federico II; Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley; Sergio Strozzi, Consul General of Italy in San Francisco; Annamaria Di Giorgio, Director, Italian Cultural Insitute of San Francisco Moderators: […]

Italian Language and Literature

Pier Paolo Pasolini corsaire: a zoom presentation with Marco Belpoliti – Sep 1st

On the centenary of his birth, the book Pasolini e il suo doppio (Pasolini and His Double), written by the philosopher Marco Belpoliti, offers a new portrait of Pier Paolo Pasolini. A new collection of Belpoliti’s most important writing on Pasolini, the book follows his artistic and personal journey beginning in the 1960s, when he moved away […]

Italian Language and Literature Others

The “third way”: why being an Italian-American is so important – Jul 28

The Museo joins Il Cenacolo for their “Speaker Series” featuring Italian journalist Elena Frigenti. Italian-Americans are a beautiful mix of two cultures that complete each other in an amazing way. Elena Frigenti, an Italian journalist based in New York and the founder of “Franky in New York” (, a non-profit organization aimed at deepening the bonds […]

Italian Language and Literature

Premio New York di poesia: “Italiani per il futuro”

L’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York, insieme al John D. Calandra Italian American Institute del CUNY e al Consiglio Generale degli Italiani all’Estero, annuncia un premio di poesia multilingue e multi-generazionale per residenti e cittadini degli Stati Uniti. The Italian Cultural Institute of New York, the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, and the […]

Italian Language and Literature Others


Enrico Deaglio presents his latest work, Qualcuno visse più a lungo. La favolosa protezione dell’ultimo padrino. The event will take place at Libreria Pino’s new location, 1501 Union Street, San Francisco. The presentation will be in Italian. In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco.Current members of the Italian Cultural Institute receive a 15% discount on the […]

Italian Language and Literature Others

L’America è un esperimento: scrittori e storie degli Stati Uniti – IIC SF, May 25

In-person presentation with authors Enrico Rotelli, R.O. Kwaon and Elaine Castillo – MAY 25 | 6:00 pm    How can we, in Italy, talk about the new literature of the United States of America? And has Italy always been so attached and attracted to it? In L’America è un esperimento: Scrittori e storie degli Stati Uniti, […]

Italian Language and Literature Others

Talking to the Girls: Intimate and Political Essays on the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire – May 12

A collection of stirring and provocative personal essays by family members, writers, scholars, teachers, artists, and activists Talking to the Girls: Intimate and Political Essays on the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire stands as a written memorial to the 46 garment workers who died in New York City on March 25, 1911.The book honors the legacy of […]

Cinema and Photography Italian Language and Literature

“Caro Pier Paolo” with the author, DACIA MARAINI – Apr 25

The Leonardo da Vinci Society, Museo Italo Americano,  and the Italian Cultural Institute are proud to present: PASOLINI 100 YEARS OLD, MARAINI RELIVES IN LETTERS, ESSAYS and POEMS Presented and commented on webinar from Italy by the author, DACIA MARAINI. Unique and unrepeatable in his artistic, human and prophetic journey, Pier Pasolini, born on March 5, […]