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About Il Cenacolo SF
About Il Cenacolo SF
Supporting The Arts
I WANT TO BE AN ITALIAN
–Christopher Caen, at the age of ten
I WANT TO BE AN ITALIAN
WE SUPPORT THE ARTS
We sponsor young singers
in the Merola Opera Program
WE SUPPORT THE ARTS
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Il Cenacolo is an organization that preserves, enhances and encourages all aspects of Italian arts, language and culture and recognizes the unique contribution of Italian heritage that is intertwined in the history and life of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Il Cenacolo SF News

2021 Person of the Year

Susanna Lombardi is a third-generation Californian. She has had a successful career in business and is an educator as well as a popular speaker.

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Holiday Gala 2021

Il Cenacolo San Franciso’s annual holiday event was held at The St. Francis Yacht club. 

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Spumante!
Photo © Carla Gambescia
Photo © Carla Gambescia

Discover Italy all over again in Postcards from the Boot; an Italian travel blog and photo essay showcasing the Italian lifestyle and the beauty of Italy.

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Vino e Cibo!
Speak Like an Italian

Panettone (noun)

An Italian type of sweet bread originally from Milan, usually prepared and enjoyed for Christmas and New Year. | (Len Bargellini, Lingua Italiana)

Upcoming Speakers & Events

“Van Gogh Never Saw the Golden Gate,” by Aja
Trier, Sagitarrius Gallery. Used with permission.
This is the acceptance speech of Chuck Stagliano, 2019 Person of the Year. His words capture the appeal of our organization and all that it has to offer.
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Eat Like An Italian

What's For Dinner?

Il Professore is In

Dream BIG Like an Italian:
Discover the History and the Magic