With the restoration of the exterior set to begin shortly, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles is on schedule to open in the second half of 2014, and possibly as soon as summer, said executive director Marianna Gatto. The long-in-the-works museum's permanent exhibition, focusing on the history of Italian Americans in Los Angeles and Souther...

by IAMLACall for Volunteers! Help the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles and be part of a great event.The IAMLA is looking for friendly and energetic volunteers to support Taste of Italy 2016 on Saturday, October 1st, 2016. We need support in the following areas: Welcome Services; Line Monitors; Giving Directions; Check...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles presents the sixth annual Taste of Italy, a premiere food and wine event, which will take place on Saturday, October 11th, in downtown Los Angeles. This highly anticipated event features :: 50+ of the regions BEST Italian Restaurants 100+ World Class Wines Fantastic Entertainment Spectacular Setting...

The Taste of Italy festival Saturday offered Angelenos a chance to preview some of the history and culture that will be offered at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, which was expected to open in the spring.   Slick here to see the video.   Source: http://ktla.com  

Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30pm | Locanda del Lago. Please join the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West in honoring Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino in occasion of naming him Honorary Chairman of the Board with a special dinner at Locanda del Lago. The elegant dinner will feature Lombardy tasting menu crafted from Michelin-starred Che...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks one qualified undergraduate student, preferably inthe fields of History, Art History, Social Science, Urban Planning, Museum Studies and other relevantareas of study, to serve as a summer intern funded by the Getty Grant Program. ABOUT THE ITALIAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES (IAMLA)Italian Americ...

Attention Italians of San Pedro! The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles is preparing an exhibit on San Pedro's historic Italian neighborhood and community. Fisherman! Canneries! Vinegar Hill! Fisherman's Fiesta! Genovese, Sicilian and Ischitani! Societá di Pescatori!   If you are interested in sharing your stories, memories and photos, O...

by Italian American Museum of Los Angeles   An Italian American judge is responsible for banning the Ku Klux Klan in California. Italian immigrants introduced bell peppers, eggplant, broccoli, artichokes and many other crops to the state. The first Italian settlers arrived in Los Angeles when the region was still part of Mexico. From the ent...

One of Los Angeles' strengths is its diversity. The city, indeed the entire county, is a melting pot of backgrounds and cultures (even if they don't always melt together as much as would be ideal). Many see Los Angeles as a singular 21st century city precisely because of its mix of people including (but not limited to) Latinos, African Americans, A...