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Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco

814 Montgomery Street 
San Francisco, California 94133 - USA
Tel.: 1 415 788 7142  |  Fax: 1 415 788 6389

Opening Hours 
Reception - Library/Video library - Gallery: 

Monday - Friday 9.30 AM - 5.00 PM


ISTITUTO ITALIANO SCUOLA - Italian Language School
The official Italian language school of the IIC SF.
Visit for a schedule of classes and workshops.
Autumn term begins on the 29th of September! 

COM.IT.ES ELECTIONS: open to all Italian citizens residing in the Bay Area. More info at

States-General on the Italian Language

The Italian Language in the World States General will take place in Florence on 21 and 22 October 2014. This will be an opportunity to examine the strategies for the dissemination of the Italian language abroad and engage in constructive discussion of the new challenges to be faced. The event coincides with the start of the 14th Italian Language in the World Week, which involves the MFAIC’s entire cultural and diplomatic network. Please visit this page for more information.


Highlighted Events-


-NICE: New Italian Cinema Events

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Sunday, November 23, 2014

NICE: New Italian Cinema Events

This year's New Italian Cinema Events (NICE) offers several distinct elements in the competition section, including the first-ever animated feature, an Italian production entirely in Arabic and a suspense-oriented film in the giallo tradition, among other >>>


-The Art of the Costume

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Friday, January 09, 2015

The Art of the Costume

Europe’s oldest functioning opera house, the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, donated several of its priceless opera costumes to San Francisco’s Academy of Art University in May 2014 as part of the ongoing project of strengthening the bonds between the >>>

Special Events

-Italian Christmas Market

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - Sunday, November 23, 2014

Italian Christmas Market

Italian Christmas Market (Mercato di Natale) Saturday November 22nd and Sunday November 23rd , 2014 Hours: 10:30 am- 6 pm Saturday 10:30-4:30 Sunday Museo Italo-Americano, Fort Mason Center BLDG C, San Francisco The second annual Mercato di >>>


-Meet the filmmaker: The Beautiful Things

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Meet the filmmaker: The Beautiful Things

Come and meet one of the rising stars of Italian cinema, Agostino Ferrente, and see a free screening of his new film, Le cose belle (in Italian with English subtitles).Le cose belle (The Beautiful Things) opens a window on to the reality of how exhausting, >>>


-Berio in New York

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Berio in New York

Warming Up with Luciano Berio- The brilliant young pianist Adam Tendler, visiting from New York, joins Sarah Cahill in a warm-up concert featuring Luciano Berio's piano compositions before they perform the same program a week later at the Italian Academy >>>


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