When we speak of Italian immigration to the United States, Los Angeles is seldom the city that comes to mind. Usually, one imagines New York or other Eastern cities.Given this prevailing assumption, many are surprised to learn that Italian settlement in Los Angeles, which is home today to the nation’s fifth-largest Italian population, can be traced...

Italians and Italian Americans have played an instrumental role in the development of Los Angeles as one of the world’s greatest metropolises, yet the history of Italians in the region is largely unknown. Though Los Angeles is home to the nation’s fifth-largest Italian population today, and the Italian presence in the American West predates the nat...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angles is seeking a part-time project assistant to work up to 24 hours a week in a fast-paced museum and office environment. Hours and days flexible, but some weekends will be required. Duties will include: Assisting with the organization and production of events, exhibitions, and educational activities; Conductin...

Sunday, July 8th. 3:30PM to 5:30 PDT. Italian American Museum of Los Angeles - 644 North Main Street, Los Angeles 90012. To Mark the 75th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Sicily the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles cordially invites you to a special presentation Exploring the Work of Photographer Phil Stern. Space limited: RSVP by July 5...

Between 1876 and 1914, 14 million people left Italy during what was one of the largest migrations in history; millions more would emigrate in the years following World War II. Using the visual arts as a vehicle, ITALIANITÀ, a new temporary exhibition at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), showcases the complex nature of the Italian...

On May 31, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) unveiled the newest addition — the iconic Captain America shield — to its permanent exhibition, Italians in Hollywood. The latest piece showcases the achievements of record-smashing directors Joe and Anthony Russo, best known for Avengers: Infinity War, and Captain America: Civil War. Bo...

The Russo Brothers were a pair of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's best directors even prior to Avengers: Infinity War. If there were any questions in regards to the A-list status of the brothers, those should have been resolved after Infinity War skyrocketed to the fifth-highest grossing movie of all time. Now, thanks in part to the added recogniti...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...

Art, in all its forms and shapes, is the most immediate and beautiful of all ways of communicating: a painting, a song, a piece of poetry, a palace or a church, they all tell a story. A story of emotions and feelings, filtered through colors, shapes and sounds. What an amazing world, that of the artist, gifted and blessed with the most universal of...

The Italianità: Italian Diaspora Artists Examine Identity exhibition will be opening Sunday May 5th at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA). The exhibit will focus on the Italian diaspora, which is the dispersion of people to a new country. In the arts, the term gains a deeper meaning as it refers to artists who have migrated from one...