Session Dates: March 6 – April 17, 2017

The Museo is pleased to offer two special courses, both taught in English.
Minimum class size for both classes is 4 students. To reserve a space in one of the classes, please call the Museo at 415.673.2200 or email

Tuition (7-week session): Members: $ 155.00  |  Non-Members: $205.00

Italian Cinema in Translation: Films that Made & Changed History
March 6 – April 17 | Mondays 1:00 – 3:00PM
Films About Fascism, Part III

Biography: Mussolini – Italy’s Nightmare
The Night of the Shooting Stars, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani 
The Spider’s Stratagem, Bernardo Bertolucci
The Truce, Martin Scorsese

Italian Literary Masterpieces In Translation
March 6 – April 17 | Mondays 10:30 – 12:30PM
Path to the Spider’s Nests
by Italo Calvino (Italian title: Il sentiero dei nidi di ragno)

Calvino’s debut novel, published in 1947, tells the story of Pin, an orphaned cobbler’s apprentice who lives with his sister, a prostitute, in a town on the Ligurian coast. After stealing a pistol from a Nazi sailor, Pin searches for an identity with a group of partisans.


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