An authentic Neapolitan nativity scene will be on display during the holiday season at the Italian American Museum in Little Italy. Known as the "Nativity of Peace," the nativity was created by the fourth generation of the legendary Ferrigno family of Naples, whose artistic work dates back to the mid-1800s. Donated by the government of the sou...

"Visit To Relatives": è lo spettacolo di Aldo Nicolaj che sarà presentato il 5 marzo alle 18.30 all'Italian American Museum, New York.   La pièce, presentata da ItalyTheater e diretta da Vittorio Capotorto, racconta di un'esperienza umana ricca e collettiva dove lo spazio e i personaggi riflettono sul mondo che li circonda. Attraverso un per...

Appuntamento il 21 marzo prossimo alle 18.30 presso l'Italian American Museum a New York con "A Night of Mass Transit in Italy", serata presentata da Joseph M. Calisi.   Joseph M. Calisi, storico e direttore del National Railway Historical Society's New York Chapter, presenterà un riassunto fotografico dell'"Electric Railroaders Association...

The 19th-century brick building that houses the Italian American Museum in the Little Italy neighborhood of Manhattan radiates an Old World intimacy, with its tin ceiling and its proximity to shops that still sell slices of pink prosciutto and balls of snow-white mozzarella. Built in 1885 at the corner of Mulberry and Grand Streets, it once housed...

You are cordially invited to attend a special event in honor of Veteran's Day at the Italian American Museum this Thursday, November 6th. Dr. Salvatore Pizzuro will present a narrative and pictorial account of his uncle, Sgt. Anthony Pizzuro and the liberation of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp during the final days of World War II.   Thur...

"Figghiu Beddu": si chiama così il libro di Alfred Zappala, che sarà presentato all'Italian American Museum di New York il 20 febbraio alle 18.30. Il libro, il terzo scritto da Zappala, avvocato, scrittore e docente siciliano, racconta i viaggi effettuati in tutta la Sicilia e descrive i tesori unici che l'isola offre. Il volume presenta inoltre...

The Italian American Museum presents: LA RIUNIONE ITALIANA. Italian Conversation Class. Conducted by Frank Tamburello, NYS Certified Italian Language Teacher. Practice speaking Italian at our new Italian conversation class! Thursday, February 19th, 6:30 P.M.   In order to speak Italian, you have to, well, speak...

"Little Italy: Past, Present and Future" è il titolo del documentario di Federica Martino che verrà proiettato domani, 23 agosto, alle 18.30 all'Italian American Museum di New York. Il lavoro della regista è un vero e proprio viaggio nel cuore di Little Italy e delle persone che la abitano o l'hanno popolata nel passato, contribuendo a farla diven...

When former Dante Society President Lou Toscano was recovering from knee replacement surgery he had more than some time on his hands. He had a good idea. Why not a society-sponsored trip to New York? "The Dante Society used to regularly run bus trips to museums and events and we hadn't done it in quite a while," said Toscano, who is on the ema...

Book presentation by Raeleen D'Agostino Mautner, Ph.D. The challenges we face over the course of a lifetime, especially those that involve major personal loss, can seem devastating, as radio personality and self-help specialist Dr. Raeleen D'Agostino Mautner discovered when her husband suddenly and unexpectedly died of a heart attack. The Italian...