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Workshops



A Venezia! A Virtual Tour of Venice for Kids (English)

July 25 @ 9:30 am PST - Join artist Maestra Ylenia on a children's tour of Venice! Art expert Ylenia Mino and her friend Pimpa will take children on a virtual tour of Venice to visit its main attractions and...

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A Venezia! A Virtual Tour of Venice for Kids (Italian)

July 25 @ 10:00 am PST - Join artist Maestra Ylenia on a children's tour of Venice! Art expert Ylenia Mino and her friend Pimpa will take children on a virtual tour of Venice to visit its main attractions and...

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Match Made in Heaven! Pairing Italian Food & Wine Video

In the event you were not able to make our workshop on pairing Italian food and wine please find here the recording of the workshop. Match Made in Heaven Workshop Video

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Hidden Treasures of Italy: The Opera dei Pupi

July 24 @ 5:00 pm PST - This free 1-hour seminar presented by Dr. Federico Pacchioni will explore the cultural and artistic significance of the Opera dei Pupi, a form of puppet theater original of Sicily that has had much...

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Geronimo Stilton with Sofia and Maya

July 16 @ 4:00 PM PST - It’s Italian story-time! Uhm….…. No! It’s Geronimo Stilton time! Join Italian-American teen sisters (and ex Fondazione Italia and Franklin students),  Sofia and Maya for a fun adventure through time! During this free 30-minute...

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Italian Cooking Hacked! Lasagne al Pesto Made Easy

July 8 @ 12 pm PST - Join Deborah Graci as she walks you through this free virtual cooking lesson on how to make Lasagne al Pesto, a tasty and delicious summer alternative to traditional lasagna. This delicate dish will...

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Researching Your Italian Roots – Italian Records

July 8 @ 6:00 PM EST - In this third session of NIAF's Virtual Genealogy Series, we are going to pretend we are in the Italian Archives researching our family; we will show you where you can find Italian Vital...

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In Diretta da Siena! A 4-Part Tour Series for Kids (in Italian!)

July 6 @ 9:30 am PST - Join Anna Piperato for 4 weekly live tours of the beautiful city of Siena, Italy!  Michelle Cescatti from Perceptive Parenting will be the moderator and virtual assistant. In real time, Anna will show...

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Ancient Rome: The Building of an Empire

June 28 @ 10:00 am PST - Learn about the rise of the Roman Empire from Antonella Gleason.  During this free one-hour virtual seminar you will learn how a small town of herdsmen and traders, who settled on the banks...

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Match Made in Heaven! Pairing Italian Food & Wine

June 14 @ 4:00 PM PST - Italy is the country of love and that love is expressed for our pleasure through their wine and food.  You can have good wine and good food, but the next level is when...

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Andiamo a Roma! A Virtual Tour of Rome for Kids (English)

June 12 @ 2:00 pm PST - Join artist Maestra Ylenia on a children's tour of Ancient Rome! Art expert Ylenia Mino and her friend Pimpa will take children on a virtual tour of Rome to visit its main attractions...

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Andiamo a Roma! A Virtual Tour of Rome for Kids (Italian)

June 12 @ 2:30 pm PST - Join artist Maestra Ylenia on a children's tour of Ancient Rome! Art expert Ylenia Mino and her friend Pimpa will take children on a virtual tour of Rome to visit its main attractions...

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Italian Cooking Hacked! Sicilian Cannoli Made Easy

June 10 @ 12:00 pm PST - Join Deborah Graci as she walks you through how to make the undisputed prince of Sicilian desserts...cannoli! Deborah's grandmother used to tell her that cannoli originated in Caltanissetta. The name Caltanissetta in Arabic...

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La Sicilia dai Greci ai Normanni – Webinar in Italiano

venerdì 5 giugno, h. 7:00 pm (ora italiana, CET) - LA SICILIA DAI GRECI AI NORMANNI  con la Professoressa e Archeologa Elisa Bonaccini La Professoressa Bonaccini ripercorrerà un periodo storico di grande importanza e di estrema rilevanza non solo per...

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The Classical Education of the Founding Fathers Seminar

June 5 @ 3:00 pm PST - As proud Italians and Italian Americans, we all know the immense impact that Italy has had on forming the United States that we know and love today. But did you know that when...

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#Raffaello500 Webinar Series

May 27 @ 12:00 pm PST -  Free live zoom conference, “Raffaello's Frescoes," in honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Master’s death presented by the network of the Italian Cultural Institutes in North America. The webinar will focus on...

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Make Gnocchi at Home!

May 22 @ 12:00 PST - Join Lingua Viva for a Zoom cooking event with Elisabetta Ciardullo, founder of Think Italian! Events and learn how to make some delicious gnocchi home! Friday, May 22 from 12:00 to 1:30 PST $25.00...

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Poeti Arabi di Sicilia

venerdì 22 maggio, h. 6:00 pm (ora italiana, CET) – Poco più di due secoli di dominio islamico in Sicilia hanno prodotto un fertile incontro, i cui frutti hanno persistito a lungo anche dopo la riconquista cristiana dell’isola. La scarsa documentazione rimasta del...

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Free Seminar on Italian Genealogy & Dual-Citizenship

May 21 @ 6:00 pm EST - Join NIAF for “Researching your Italian Roots - How to Begin” virtual event with Genealogy & Dual Citizenship Expert Bianca Ottone from My Italian Family this Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m. EST...

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“Raffaello tra Perugia e l’Europa” Lecture Series

May 19, 20, 26 & 28 - The University of Stranieri in Perugia will be streaming a series of lectures on Italian artist Raffaello. The lectures will be in Italian put the presenters will be using simplified phrasing so that...

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