News & Events

Italian Immersion Summer Camp for Kids in Glendale Starts July 8th!

Date 06.24.2013

Fondazione Italia’s Italian Immersion Summer Camp in Glendale is a great way for kids ages 4-10 to learn Italian while enjoying summertime fun. Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next – all in Italian! A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability!

Click on our classes page and then click on Summer Camps to find out more!

May 19th – Kids Italian Puppet Show and Workshop at the IIC!

Date 05.09.2013

On Sunday, May 19th at 11:00 a.m., The Global Theatre Project in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute and in collaboration with Fondazione Italia present, La Rana e il suo Cocco – The impossible love between a frog and a crocodile, a puppet performance and workshop for children ages 4-13. Bernard Vandal and Alessandro Grisolini from TeatroLà in Florence, Italy. The puppet performance will be presented in Italian while the workshop on puppetry will be conducted in both Italian and English.

SUNDAY, MAY 19 @ 11:00 AM
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
1023 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel. (310) 443-3250

This event is offered free to the public. Please RSVP to by May 16th.

To participate in the puppet workshop, each child (and parent if they like!) is asked to please bring a sock (all other materials needed will be supplied).

May 19th – Screening of Fellini’s Amacord at the Bower’s Museum

Date 05.09.2013

On Sunday, May 19th at 2:00 p.m., The Italian Arts Council Renaissance Foundation presents, Cinema Italiano! A special screening of the Federico Fellini film, Amacord, at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.

Screening will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Bowers Museum located at 2002 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706 in the state-of-the art, ultra deluxe Norma Kershaw Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students (no need to RSVP). 1:30- 2:00 p.m., Reception to include coffee and refreshments.

May 21st – Florentine and Los Angeles Artists Come Together in Los Angeles for a Youth Initiative

Date 05.09.2013

The Global Theatre Project, with international offices in Florence, Italy, invites students, educators and community members to
celebrate a collaboration between the cities of Florence and Los Angeles, share a creative exploration on the theme of IMMIGRATION, and the launch of a year-long project with youth under their new Creative Corps program. The goal of the Creative Corps program is to introduce the question of global citizenship to students by developing opportunities for them to connect to international communities and socially relevant themes through intellectual inquiry and creative expression. The evening will consist of video, live performances by Italian and American artists and a discussion with Los Angeles and visiting artists from Florence.

Tuesday, May 21st @ 7:30 p.m.
Wells Fargo Theatre @ Autry Museum in Griffith Park
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027

For more information on The Global Theatre Project please visit:

Attendance and parking is free. Please RSVP to: or call 818-823 0891.