The Italian American Museum Cordially invites you to attend the opening reception for en Plein Air Imagery of Central Park. Solo exhibition by Annamarie Trombetta - Friday, February 20, 2015 - 6:30 P.M. Refreshments will be served R.S.V.P. 212.965.9000 info@ItalianAmericanMuseum.org Celebrating the influence of the Italian Macchiaioli (Risorgime...

Nearly every Italian town has a Presepe but after the events of 9/11, New York received its very own. Named "Il Presepe della Pace" (The Nativity of Peace), craftsmen at the famed Ferrigno workshop in Naples created this 18th century style Presepe that represents everyday Neapolitan life symbolically surrounding the Holy Family. Naples has been th...

by Serena Solomon   The Italian American Museum has put its home up for sale — but the cultural institution isn't going anywhere. The three buildings at 185-189 Grand St., which contain the museum as well as residential units and storefronts, recently hit the market for $13 million, with the condition that the museum remain on site. &n...

by Georgia Kral   Every year, Italians and revelers from all over the world head to Little Italy in New York City for the Feast of San Gennaro. This year's festival kicks off at 4 p.m. on Sept 11. Two million people are expected to attend, and you should be one of them.   Here's why:It's an annual tradition since 1926This is an o...

Enzo Idello is a baker who wants to pitch in the major leagues. To achieve his dream, Enzo must defy his father, who runs the family bakery, and the ghost of his great grandfather, who founded Idello Bakery in Italy in 1829. Will curveballs bring Enzo more fulfillment than cannolis? Or will the love of family and a childhood crush make Enzo feel fu...

PLEASE JOIN US, Bring Family and Friends: FOURTH ANNUAL "AN ITALIAN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK". Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa in Co-Sponsorship With Arthur Piccolo cordially invite you to "An Italian American Christmas in New York"   Friday, December 12, 12PM - 6PM. Please join us anytime during the day to celebrate the...

By Ralph Gardner   I'd be less than candid if I said Little Italy's San Gennaro festival was my favorite event of the fall season. It's noisy and crowded. Traffic in the area is a mess. The grilled sausage, pepper and onions is certainly tasty, but I'm not sure it warrants a detour. And offered the choice between a cannoli and French pastry,...

E se fosse possibile avere a portata di mano tutta la storia degli italiani in America? Detto, fatto. Non si tratta del solito volume enciclopedico, ma di qualcosa di più affascinante e suggestivo. Un libro fotografico, che pagina dopo pagina, riesce a calarti nell'antica atmosfera degli anni in cui "L'america!", da miraggio diveniva realtà e...

2016 Ambasciatore Awards Ceremony and Dinner. ** Submit a Nominee by November 30, 2015 ** Honoring Outstanding Italian American Leaders and their Italian American Organizations. Sunday, January 24, 2016 - Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. The Italian American Museum will host the Long Island Ambasciatore Awards on Sund...

Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa and the Italian American Museum We are proud to announce In Co-Sponsorship With Arthur Piccolo Cordially invite you to "An Italian American Christmas in New York" - Wednesday, December 18, 11AM - 8PM.   Please join us anytime during the day to celebrate the Christmas Season. A new Italian tradition continues following a...