Italian - American Cultural Center of Iowa

Italian - American Cultural Center of Iowa Promote, preserve and provide education about all aspects of the Italian-American culture.
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The rare European White Truffle is the world’s most expensive mushroom, with a price tag that can exceed $2,600 per poun...
08/28/2020

The rare European White Truffle is the world’s most expensive mushroom, with a price tag that can exceed $2,600 per pound! Learn more here: www.iaccofia.org

07/04/2020
Imagine sitting by the Grand Canal in Venice, gondoliers calling in the background, the smell of street food all around ...
06/30/2020

Imagine sitting by the Grand Canal in Venice, gondoliers calling in the background, the smell of street food all around you, sipping on the perfect thirst-quenching summer cocktail…..read more here: www.iaccofia.org

Springtime = Mushrooms
04/28/2020
Springtime = Mushrooms

Springtime = Mushrooms

It’s spring and wild mushrooms are popping everywhere! Are you a mushroom hunter? Find them here.

The  Italian American Page
03/21/2020

The Italian American Page

From different parts of Italy , Italians hanging Italian flags off their balconies or windows to show that they're ok 🙏 🇮🇹 Please let's show some solidarity that we're are all in this together.by sharing this photo all over facebook 🙏 Grazie 🇮🇹 ❤️🤍💚

Notice
03/19/2020
Notice

Notice

We are all aware of the COVID-19 crisis in our country and the necessary precautions required to protect the health and safety of our families and friends. Due to State regulations restricting publ…

St Joseph’s Day Celebration – Postponed
03/14/2020
St Joseph’s Day Celebration – Postponed

St Joseph’s Day Celebration – Postponed

Out of concern for our families and friends, we are taking pro-active steps to do our part in helping to stop the spread of the Covic-19 virus. The annual St. Joseph’s Day Celebration will be postp…

High in the mountains of Southern Italy in a small village called Terravecchia, Lou Foggia never expected to find family...
02/25/2020
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High in the mountains of Southern Italy in a small village called Terravecchia, Lou Foggia never expected to find family, but read what happened here. http://iaccofia.org

St Joseph Celebration
02/22/2020
St Joseph Celebration

St Joseph Celebration

The Italian-American Cultural Center of Iowa will hold its 23nd annual St. Joseph Altar Celebration.

Italy Magazine
02/04/2020
Italy Magazine

Italy Magazine

Italian film director Federico Fellini once said, “A different language is a different vision of life.” Speaking the language will give you a greater understanding of the country and its culture.

Des Moines Tribune27 Apr 1926
01/27/2020

Des Moines Tribune
27 Apr 1926

What better way to say, “I love you”?
01/26/2020
What better way to say, “I love you”?

What better way to say, “I love you”?

Treat your special person to a Gift of Culture with an IACC Gift Certificate. Certificates are available in any denomination and may be used to attend a class or in the Gift Shop. Hint: Valentine C…

Let's Bake Italian Pastries
01/11/2020
Let's Bake Italian Pastries

Let's Bake Italian Pastries

Just in time for Valentines Day and Carnavale! Grab your apron (and a bottle of wine) and join us for a hands-on Italian Baking Class!

We're starting the New Year off right!http://iaccofia.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/smjan2020.pdf
12/30/2019

We're starting the New Year off right!
http://iaccofia.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/smjan2020.pdf

Grissini, crunchy and flavorful, are as beautiful as they are delicious! We will make a variety of grissini to please yo...
12/29/2019

Grissini, crunchy and flavorful, are as beautiful as they are delicious! We will make a variety of grissini to please your palate and adorn your table!

To reserve your spot click here: http://iaccofia.org/?page_id=2035

4 Aug 1949 - Des Moines Tribune - Page 15
12/24/2019

4 Aug 1949 - Des Moines Tribune - Page 15

Thank you to all of our fantastic cookie makers.  Buon Natale!
12/16/2019

Thank you to all of our fantastic cookie makers. Buon Natale!

The Gift of Culture
12/05/2019
The Gift of Culture

The Gift of Culture

Know someone who would like to learn to speak Italian? Or maybe participate in a hands-on cooking class? Give them The Gift of Culture this holiday season! Certificates are available in any denomin…

Italian - American Cultural Center of Iowa's cover photo
12/03/2019

Italian - American Cultural Center of Iowa's cover photo

Italian - American Cultural Center of Iowa's cover photo
11/29/2019

Italian - American Cultural Center of Iowa's cover photo

"Don't Miss" places to visit in Italy featured in our December Newsletter.www.iaccofia.org
11/26/2019

"Don't Miss" places to visit in Italy featured in our December Newsletter.
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A big THANK YOU to our visiting chefs from Italy and all of our chefs in training for A Taste of Puglia-Sunday Dinner Co...
11/04/2019

A big THANK YOU to our visiting chefs from Italy and all of our chefs in training for A Taste of Puglia-Sunday Dinner Cooking Class. It was a huge success thanks to you all! A big hug and thank you to Frances Graziano for her help to organize and lead parts of the classes and to Rose Russo and Teresa Russo Dyer and Therese Riordan for all of the many hours that you put in as volunteers!

Yesterday afternoon class fried pastries, so pretty and what a great group of cookie makers we had! Cartellate (rosettes...
11/03/2019

Yesterday afternoon class fried pastries, so pretty and what a great group of cookie makers we had! Cartellate (rosettes in honey and wine syrup) and Calzoncelli (half moon pastries with chocolate ceci filling)

Calzoncelli, Cartellate, Guantis are beautiful as well as delicious! by Frances Graziano.   Come create these beauties w...
10/28/2019

Calzoncelli, Cartellate, Guantis are beautiful as well as delicious! by Frances Graziano. Come create these beauties with us! To register for A Taste of Puglia- Fried Pastries and other classes click here: http://iaccofia.org/?p=1876

Our 5th Annual Prima Dinner, An Evening in Puglia is fast approaching. Reserve your spot soon so you don't miss out on t...
10/16/2019

Our 5th Annual Prima Dinner, An Evening in Puglia is fast approaching. Reserve your spot soon so you don't miss out on this special evening with spectacluar food and wine selections. Maybe you will take this one home with you! To Register click here:http://iaccofia.org/?page_id=1894

Award acceptance on behalf of Loretta Tursi Sieman  as an Italian American Citizen of the Year.  Thank you all for your ...
10/15/2019

Award acceptance on behalf of Loretta Tursi Sieman as an Italian American Citizen of the Year. Thank you all for your support and participation in the event and thank you Loretta for all that you do for our community!

A few scenes from last nights Columbus Day Dinner.  It was a wonderful event.
10/14/2019

A few scenes from last nights Columbus Day Dinner. It was a wonderful event.

Another view of Livingston and JacksonSanborn map - 1920
10/13/2019

Another view of Livingston and Jackson
Sanborn map - 1920

1920 Sanborn map of Livingston and Jackson
10/13/2019

1920 Sanborn map of Livingston and Jackson

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Des Moines, IA
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Ad from "Il Risveglio di Des Moines" Anthony L. Sarcone, editor. 30 May 1924
Frank Cardamone Ad from "Il Risveglio di Des Moines," 23 May, 1924. Anthony L. Sarcone, editor.
Bilingual Citizenship Test from "Il Risveglio di Des Moines," 15 Feb 1924, Anthony L. Sarcone, editor.
Seeking Host Families for Semester Long or Academic Year Long Programs for August 2018 and January 2019 Interested in learning about different cultures? Want to learn a new recipe or two? Want a new member of your family? Share your life with an international student and become a host family. STS Foundation, has students from all around the world including Italy, Denmark, Germany, France, China and more. For example: Meet Edoardo from Italy. He is easy going friendly, and enjoys sports including soccer. If you are interested in hosting Edoardo or any of our other international students, and are located in the Des Moines area, please message me for more information. Claire Yocom Local Coordinator STS Foundation stsfoundation.org
I am trying to verify the cookie class tonight and time. Thanks!
From day 1 of kids camp!