In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) and Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) present: My Roots, My Heritage, a free and interactive genealogy webinar designed to help you discover your family’s origins and unique story. Whether you are curious about your family’s early years,...

Over 26 million Americans of Italian descent currently reside in the United States, making Italian Americans the seventh largest ethnic group. Every October, the Italian-American Heritage Month aims at recognizing the contributions and achievements of these people and their ancestors by celebrating the distinguished cultural contributions of Americ...

The Joseph and Jovita Trani Family of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, made a gift to the IAMLA and has joined the Museum's elite cadre of donors known as the Founding Families. The IAMLA’s Founding Family designation was created as a way to recognize individuals and families whose dedication, generosity, and achievements qualify them for distincti...

October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

In the fall of 2020, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles will be presenting an online silent auction fundraiser and is soliciting donations from generous supporters such as yourself. From gift certificates, to merchandise, experiences, and services, all contributions are appreciated. Your contribution will be highlighted in a variety of ways...

As a institution dedicated to the teaching, preservation, and exploration of history, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles recognizes the dangers of intolerance and the deleterious effects of hate, discrimination, and violence on our society. The IAMLA believes in universal and inalienable human rights and stands in solidarity with those who...

Do you know of an Italian American veteran whose experience should be told? The IAMLA is seeking stories surrounding veterans and individuals, both men and women, who served in the military or otherwise contributed to U.S. war efforts from the founding of the nation to the present. Please email info@italianhall.org. Include the following informatio...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks one, qualified undergraduate student, in the fields of History, Education, Social Science, or Museum Studies and other relevant areas of study, to serve as a summer intern funded by the Getty Grant Program. The majority of the internship will take place at the IAMLA’s offices in downtown Los Angeles....

This exhibition explores the cultural-religious tradition of St. Joseph’s Tables, which are among the richest expressions of Italian American cultural identity and embody a living tradition that has transcended ethnic lines. St. Joseph is among the most venerated saints in Christianity; he is the patron saint of immigrants, workers, unborn children...

As a public health precaution the IAMLA is temporarily closed to the public. We will continue to provide updates via the museum's newsletter and social media. As a reminder to those staying home during this time, the IAMLA's entire permanent exhibition is available online, click here to view, and the museum also offers free educational curricula. A...