As the death toll from last week's calamitous earthquake in Central Italy neared 300, some Los Angeles restaurants pitched in to the relief effort by earmarking profits from a pasta dish made in the region to quake relief. Restaurants across the Southland are collecting money for earthquake relief, particularly by promoting a dish made famous...

The fourth-annual Taste of Italy, a cultural-gastronomic event to benefit the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), will take place at the historic museum on Saturday, October 12, 5-10 p.m., in downtown Los Angeles. In collaboration with the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West, it will showcase more than 50 of the region's winerie...

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

During the late teens and into the 1920s, Italians began settling in Lincoln Heights, a neighborhood east of downtown and considered the oldest neighborhood in Los Angeles. Once home to the city's wealthiest residents some of whose stately Victorian mansions have been preserved today, by the late teens and into the 1920s, large numbers of Italian i...

Thanks to the generosity of IAMLA Members, Founding Families, the City of Los Angeles, and corporate and community partners, we are pleased to announce that the IAMLA will be opening its doors in August. IAMLA Members will receive an invitation to a special, member's-only reception that will take place prior to the museum's publ...

The sixth-annual Taste of Italy, a cultural-gastronomic event to benefit the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), will take place on October 11th in downtown Los Angeles.   Taste of Italy showcases over fifty of the region's best restaurants and Italian and California-Italian wineries, as well as music entertainment, cooking demon...

by Alessandra Mastroianni   A conference on the Making of Southern California to homage Italy and its birthday anniversary. Yes, because in the process of becoming what California is today, a lot was done by Italians.   Immigrants who left their country for necessity or for desire to start a new life, finding themselves in a new and d...

The sixth-annual Taste of Italy, a cultural-gastronomic event to benefit the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), will take place on October 11th in downtown Los Angeles. Taste of Italy showcases over fifty of the region's best restaurants and Italian and California-Italian wineries, as well as music entertainment, cooking demonstrations...

There was an exceedingly awkward moment near the beginning of my conversation with Marianna Gatto, the executive director of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, which opened in the city's downtown earlier this month. We were in a second floor room of the Italian Hall, a 1908 building handsomely restored into the city's newest museum, for on...

With a permanent exhibit dedicated to the history and contributions of Italian Americans in multiethnic Southern California, the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles will celebrate its public opening on Sunday, AUGUST 14th, 2016 at 10 am. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, part of El Pueblo of Los Angeles Historical Monument, the bi...