If the Germans covered Albany, they'd have a word for the ambivalence that Andrew Cuomo provokes in those with fond memories of his father. The mostly friendly rivalry between him and Mario is no secret—how the son made sure to let people know that as a member of Bill Clinton's Cabinet, he'd attained a rank above that of mere governor; how the fath...

Let's have an old-fashioned Italian style picnic... you bring the lawn chair and we will bring the music and the food... AIHA annual Picnic on the Lawn is back. This fundraising event has grown in popularity each year. This is a great family event. Take out food is also available to purchase.   June 27, 2013 5-8 pm1227 Central Ave...

Easter Bake Sale, Friday, March 25 & Saturday, March 26th – 11:00-5:00pm – (Easter pies, breads, Italian cookies, pizza pie and traditional ewonds (or called by some: bowties, guants, crustolies, guanti). Traditional Easter goodies we all enjoyed in past years! American Italian Heritage Museum • 1227 Central Ave • Albany, NY 12205   We w...

By Mollie Reilly & Paige Lavender   Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo has died at the age of 82, NY1 and the New York Daily News report. Cuomo died just six hours after his son Andrew was formally sworn in to a second term as governor of the Empire State. Cuomo's swearing-in was initially set to take place in Albany, but the governor...

The American Italian Heritage Museum. June- July 2016 Featured Exhibit "Fine Art Oil " by Vince Forte, Jr. - 1227 Central Ave. Albany, NY 12205 - 518.435.1979. Vince Forte, Jr. is a fine art oil painter painting for over 3 decades mainly in a realistic style depicting subjects such as landscape, seascape, still life, interi...

Nella storia recente degli Italiani emigrati in America, un mondo di circa 20 milioni di persone dalla seconda generazione in poi, esistono pochi punti fermi, personalità simboliche, che mettono d'accordo tutti. Sono spesso artisti affermati, grandi capitani d'industria, a volte sportivi di successo. In questo contesto c'è poi, a rappresentare con...

Premieres Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 7:30pm on WMHT-TV. "A tribute to the vanished world of Italian immigrant families that fostered culture and community in the South End of Albany, NY. Our original film, The Neighborhood That Disappeared, told the story of the South End of Albany, NY which contained over one-third of the City's ethnic popu...

By Chuck D'Imperio October is Italian-American Heritage Month, but it shouldn't just be celebrated on Columbus Day. Upstate New York is home to a large population of Italian families. In fact, New York State has the largest population of Italian-Americans than any other state except New Jersey.   Even the small city of Rome, N.Y., has a pop...

Philip DiNovo: Was born and raised in Albany and currently resides there. He founded and headed up the Business Administration Department at SUNY Morrisville and taught Business Administration there for 32 years. DiNovo returned to the Capital District 14 years ago after he retired from teaching.   He founded The American Italian Heritage As...

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4th & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5th: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6th: 12 noon to 4:00 pm. Share with us in this truly old Italian Tradition in our Museum building (1227 Central Ave., Albany). Our Exhibit rooms will be transformed into market places filled with many items for you to enjoy, with something for almost everyo...