The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks two, qualified undergraduate students, in the fields of History, Education, Social Science, Museum Studies, and other relevant areas of study, to serve as summer interns funded by the Getty Grant Program. To apply: send a letter of interest and resume to info@italianhall.org Duration: June 21, 2021 -...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles and Italian Sons and Daughters of America present "Joe LoPiccolo Performs the ItaLiAn Project." Join us on Thursday March 25, 2021 at 4pm PST for a live performance and discussion with musician Joe LoPiccolo where he’ll take us on a musical journey through LA's historic Italian enclaves and Southern Califo...

Folk dances tell stories and reflect a group’s diverse history and culture. While the tarantella — arguably Italy’s most famous folk dance — is best known today as a dance performed at weddings, its origins are as ancient as they are peculiar. The tarantella traces its origins to Taranto, a city in Puglia, the “heel” of Italy’s “boot.” The dance da...

Thursday December 10. 4PM PST on IAMLA facebook page. RSVP Here. Have you ever wondered where your favorite holiday traditions came from? Join us on December 10th at 4 pm PST via Facebook Live when we take a look at the unexpected stories behind some of our most beloved holiday figures, imagery, and traditions. From Babbo Natale and the nativity, t...

In 1934, Joseph Gatto was born to an Italian immigrant father and an Italian American mother, Maria Antonia “Mary” Cortese, whose family had settled in Pueblo in 1898, three years before her birth. The families lived alongside many others from their native villages in Sicily and Calabria, happily and gratefully calling one of the tiny, non-descript...

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...