On the occasion of 2022 Week of Italian Language in the World, and in anticipation of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles’ next exhibit, “A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio,” Fondazione Italia is offering a Pinocchio guided painting art workshop for kids ages 5+. During the workshop, Italian teacher Maestra Ylenia, will discuss cultural origins and the story of Pinocchio followed by leading a guided painting of one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. This presentation will be in Italian (English will be used when necessary).
Did you know that “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by Carlo Collodi, published as a book in 1883, is the second most translated book in the world (after the Bible)?
Date: Saturday, October 15
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm PST