Museo ItaloAmericano

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This article is about the museum in San Francisco. For the museum in Los Angeles, California, see Italian American Museum of Los Angeles.
Museo ItaloAmericano
Established 1978 (39 Years Ago)
Location Fort Mason Center, Building C
San Francisco, California, United States
Director Paola Bagnatori[1]

Museo ItaloAmericano, also known as the Italian American Museum, is a museum in San Francisco, California, the only to focus solely on Italian and Italian-American art and culture in California, there is an Italian American Museum in New York.[2] The nonprofit museum was founded in 1978 and is located within the Fort Mason Center.[3] Although the museum always holds temporary exhibits, it also maintains a permanent collection, including works by Beniamino Bufano, Francesco Clemente, Sandro Chia, Mimmo Paladino, among others.[3] The museum also offers a number of Italian language classes, from beginner to advanced to casual conversation classes.[3]


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Coordinates: 37°48′25″N 122°25′53″W / 37.80695°N 122.431369°W / 37.80695; -122.431369