October is Italian Heritage Month, formerly known as National Italian-American Heritage Month. The proclamation of the President and Congress in the United States to honor the achievements and contributions of Italian immigrants and their descendants living in the United States was first celebrated in 1989. The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum in Staten Isl...

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is celebrating 100 years as a museum. This small home on Tompkins Ave. has been a beacon of light for history, learning and the Italian culture. To commemorate this monumental  achievement, a series of exhibits will be highlighted. They will include  all of the regions of Italy with a colorful display of their regional d...

Chissà quante volte mi è capitato, mentre ero Sindaco, di vedere arrivare all’improvviso in Municipio degli italo-americani da New York o dal New Jersey alla ricerca delle loro radici. Nonostante la loro cittadinanza americana il richiamo della terra, dei nonni o dei bisnonni è stato così forte da leggere nei loro occhi una commozione particolare n...

Sunday, January 27th, 2PM. The Museum will host a new exposition, second in a year long series, of regional costumes from Compania, Abruzzo, Le Marche and Lombardia, designed by the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum | 420 Tompkins Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10305.  The presentation will be accompanied by a collec...

Saturday December 8, 2:00 pm. Garibaldi Meucci Museum. 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: $10; open to the public. Contact: Carol Berardi 718-442-1608. A lecture and DVD presentation by Anita Sanseverino and Lou Barrella featuring the unveiling of a newly created Presepe Napoletano by Brooklyn Artist John Miniero. A Neapoltan Presep...

Sunday November 11, 3 pm. EDT, Garibaldi Meucci Museum · 420 Tompkins Avenue · Staten Island, NY 10305. John Anselmo Book Presentation, "Moonlight over Tuscany". "What happens in Tuscany, stays in Tuscany." "Oh, really? Well that is what Marissa Dodd's tells her just before she is about to depart for a Tuscan cooking school in the summer of 2014. I...

Sunday September 30. 2:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 718-442-1608 www.garibaldimeuccimuseum.org. Marianna Randazzo, former Director of School Programs and newly appointed Commissioner of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, will present her newest book Italians of B...

Friday September 28, 5:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island NY. Admission: $40; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608. Light dinner will be served. A "Night at the Opera" with Lou Barrella. Our distinguished professor of Italian opera will present Adriana Lecouvreur. This four-act opera of j...

Saturday, September 22. 2:00 pm Garibaldi-Meucci Museum - 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: $10/$5 for members; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608 info@garibaldimeuccimuseum.org In What My Father Taught Me, Maria Giura writes richly and candidly about growing up Italian-American Catholic from her earlier...

Saturday, September 15 at 3:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum - 420 Tompkins Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305. Admission: $10/$5 for members; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608 www.garibaldimeuccimuseum.org Andy Mele will present his latest book Caesars of the Diamond. During the largest mass of Italian immigration to the U....