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 info...

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...

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a new temporary exhibition exploring 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 one of the most venerated...

In August of 2019, the IAMLA made its photographic collection accessible online. Since then, scores of people from around the world have used the museum's online platform to search the photographic collection. It has proven a valuable tool for researchers and the general public alike. Several people have even contacted the IAMLA to report that they...

Sunday, January 26, 2020. 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM PST. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, 644 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Finding the Mother Lode a film by Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien documents the experiences of Italian immigrants in California. Italians first settled en masse in California during the Gold Rush. While few m...

St. Joseph is among the most venerated saints in Christianity. He is the head of the Holy Family, husband of the Virgin Mary, and stepfather to Jesus. Though St. Joseph is honored throughout Christendom, celebrations of St. Joseph’s feast day, March 19, are particularly resplendent among Italians—especially in the region of Sicily—and Italian Ameri...

Did you know that Italians first settled in Los Angeles in the 1820s? Or that California’s wine industry was started in L.A. by Italian-Americans, and that the city is still home to the oldest winery in the state? Were you aware that Los Angeles has the fifth largest Italian-American population in the U.S.? Los Angeles has a long and storied Italia...

The eleventh-annual Taste of Italy , an evening of authentic Italian food, wine, and entertainment to benefit the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), will take place on October 12 in downtown Los Angeles. For one evening, the heart of historic downtown Los Angeles is transformed into a charming piazza, where 2,500 Italophiles join celeb...