Past Leonardo 500 Gala

Leonardo da Vinci Society Gala Dinner

Dinner and Renaissance Music

Award Ceremony for Premio Leonardo 500 

Exhibit of The Leonardo Da Vinci Society
th Anniversary
Presented by Laura Piccirillo Waste

Friday, April 5th from 6pm to 10pm

The Century Club of California
1355 Franklin St, San Francisco


Dear members and friends of The Leonardo da Vinci Society,

thank you for your participation to the Leonardo 500 Gala last Friday, April 5th. It was a great success thanks to your generosity and your presence. If you did not have a chance to look at our pictures taken by Enrica Cavalli, here is a link for you:
Last but not least, here a couple of important moment of our past evening:
And a nice article from L’Italo-Americano.
L’Italo-Americano – 19 April 2019
See you soon at our upcoming events.
Amelia Antonucci, President

Leonardo 500 Anniversary

On the 70th Anniversary of its foundation, The Leonardo da Vinci Society San Francisco and The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco are proud to announce
a series of events planned and launched under the auspices
of the Consulate General of Italy,  in collaboration with Humanities West, ISSNAF,
the Museo Italo Americano, the Commonwealth Club
and Stanford University celebrating the Leonardo 500 Anniversary.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11th at 6:00pm

Leonardo’s Knots
By author Caroline Cocciardi
Publisher: Mona Lisa Knot (2019)

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15th at 6:30pm

Becoming Leonardo: An exploded view
on the life of Leonardo
(Melville House)
By author Mike Lankford

Organized by The Leonardo da Vinci Society in collaboration with Museo Italo Americano

Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason, Building C
Reservations: Becoming Leonardo

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19th at 6:00pm

Salvator Mundi
A lecture by Prof. Martin Kemp
Organized by Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero


Salvator Mundi
Creating Leonardo: Commemorating
500 Years of Leonardo’s Legacy 

A 2 days program organized by
Humanities West

Marines’ Memorial Theatre
609 Sutter St.
Discount Tickets for LDV members code: DaVinciSociety

THURSDAY, MARCH 14th at 6:00pm

Mona Lisa Smile:
The question of Leonardo’s Women,
from Vasari to
Freud and the Digital Age
by Prof. Henrike Lange, UC Berkeley

Organized by The Leonardo da Vinci Society
in collaboration with The Italian Cultural Institute

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20th at 6:30pm

Lynn Harris on Isaacson Book
Organized by Humanities West

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero

SATURDAY, MARCH 23rd  (4pm to 10pm)

Celebrate the Legacy of Leonardo thru Food
Presented by Prof. Ken Albala
Organized by Humanities West
At the Civic Kitchen


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27th  at 6:30pm

Leonardo’s Books. New Light on
Leonardo’s Intellectual World
onference of Prof. Carlo Vecce
(University of Naples “L’Orientale”)

Organized by The Italian Cultural Institute

FRIDAY, APRIL 5th  at 6pm

Leonardo da Vinci Society 500 Gala Dinner
Award to 3 young scientists by LdVS & ISSNAF

Renaissance music trio by Roy Whelden
Dinner and DJ


THURSDAY, MAY 2nd  (10am to 5pm)

Opening of the Exhibition
Leonardo’s Lost Library: 
A Renaissance reader and his books.

Organized by Stanford University

MONDAY, MAY 6th  at 6:30pm

Leonardo and Music 
Lecture by Prof. Kate von Orden
(Harvard University)
Organized by The Leonardo da Vinci Society
in collaboration with The
Italian Cultural Institute

Italian Cultural Institute San Francisco

TUESDAY, MAY 14th  at 7pm

Museo Galileo, Florence, Kratter
Visiting Professor, will present to wrap up
our  celebration of 500 years of Leonardo

The Signs of Time: Leonardo da
Vinci’s History of the Earth and the Fate of Man.

Organized by Stanford University
Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University