A WWII veteran was recognized for his services at the American Italian Heritage Museum on Friday. Back in 2014, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy recognized Father Anthony Sidoti as the Albany County Honor-a-Vet for his service during WWII. On Friday, McCoy presented the flag flown in Washington, D.C. honoring Father Sidoti to the American Itali...

This special event will take place on Friday, January 19th at 11 AM at the American Italian Heritage Museum - 1227 Central Ave - Albany, NY 12205. Daniel P. McCoy, Albany County Executive will present our the museum a flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol in honor of Father/Chaplain Anthony Sidoti. Fr, Sidoti receive the Silver Star, the Purple Hear...

Rosanne G. Hargrave Soprano Michael Clement Piano. Light the Season with musical renditions from the Italian, Latin and English languages including composers Adams, Franck, Schubert, Torme, Mozart, De Liguori and Yon. Classical, Sacred and traditional favorites. Browse the mu-seum exhibits as you enjoy the décor and ambiance! Lovely dessert recepti...

Background: He was born in Albany and graduated from the University at Albany and went on to earn a master's in business administration. He taught that subject for 32 years at SUNY's Morrisville College. He and his wife Mary live in Albany. He's the founder and president of the American Italian Heritage Association and Museum in Colonie and was kni...

September Monthly Meeting and Cultural Presentation. Thursday, September 21st at 7:00pm. The Cultural Presentation to follow. The presenter is Prof./Cav. Philip J. DiNovo and the title of his talk is "Utica, -NY and the 104 Annual Cosmas & Damian Feast." Utica, NY has an interesting Italian American story and the St. Cosmas & Damian Feast is a very...

During August/September, the American Italian Heritage Museum will share the photo journal, “Reflections by Lucia Sirco” with visitors in its Special Exhibit Room. Ms. Sirco’s photo journal captures the people, food and hidden places of the “Queen of the Adriatic” - Venice. She has visited many places in Italy but Venice’s quaint neighborhoods, bre...

American Italian Heritage Association and Museum - 1227 Central Avenue, Albany, New York 12205. Ms. Cerrone is an Italian American author who recently published The Hunger Saint (Bordighera Press 2017), a novella that tells the story of hope and survival set in Sicily. The story follows a young boy’s survival from the sulfur mines of rural Sicily....

June Monthly meeting and Cultural Presentation:  Thursday, June 13th at7:00pm.  The business meeting begins at 7:00pm, followed by a presentation by Olivia Kate Cerrone, who has received various literacy honors including a “Distinguished Fellowship” from the National Endowments of the Arts. She currently resides in Boston, MA.  Her topic “The Hunge...

Tricia Barbagallo is a Member of the American Italian Heritage Association. She holds two Master's Degree in History from the University at Albany, and is 3/4 of the way complete with a Ph.D. in history. She has worked at the Colonial Albany Project since 1987 - rebuilding the lives of Albany citizens born before, and also studies Albany's Colonial...

In Honor Of the Italian Immigrants Who Came To The United States of America: Our 31St Annual St. Joseph Celebration. Thursday, March 16th. The business meeting will start at 7:00pm, followed by Prof./Cav. Philip J. DiNovo's presentation with slides of "St. Joseph Traditions." We will have the traditional St. Joseph Table and this year we will serve...