September 19 (Saturday) 2:00 pm. Author Dr. David Mercaldo will present his latest book The Other Italians. The book is an historical view of a major component of the Italian and Italian American culture dealing with the historical legacy of the Roman Catholic Church and its new millennia transitions. Dr. Mercaldo has authored several books, w...

On Thursday, September 11 at 7 p.m. award-winning author Dianne Hales will present her latest book,"Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered" at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum.   Every year, 9 million visitors to the Louvre visit a gallery in which one small portrait-the lone painting on an immense wall-sits inside a bulletproof glass case, further protect...

On Saturday, November 16, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum will hold its 25th Annual Fundraiser Brunch at LiGreci's Staaten. This year's honorees are Salvatore and Marjorie Moschella, editor and co-editor of the official newsletter of the New York State Order Sons of Italy in America, The Golden Lion; Cammie Brandofino, Secretary of...

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, once home of Antonio Meucci, the true inventor of the telephone and his houseguest, the Italian patriot, Giuseppe Garibaldi, is proud to announce the cooperation with L'Idea Magazine and to present their first Literature Series article with a husband and wife team: John and Nancy Petralia, Co-Authors of Not in a Tuscan...

On Monday, April 13 at 12 noon the staff of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum and the faculty and student-interns of Staten Island Technical High School will jointly lay a wreath at the Antonio Meucci Monument (420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island) in memorium of Mr. Meucci's 108th Birthday. The event also marks the beginning of a partnership between the S...

Opening, Saturday, April 11, 2015, 2 p.m. : Denny PizziniDenny Pizzini, who has lived on Staten Island for more than 50 years and is retired from his catalog printing business for some 20 years, is a well known artist in the borough. Among his exquisite collection are his signed edition "dennydolls"© sculptures, that he started creating in the earl...

Saturday, May 16th at 3 p.m. the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum will host the presentation of the book John of Divinity by Louis Borelli and Dr. Vincent Maligno, a Staten Island writing team publishing their first novel. John of Divinity is a powerful and timely novel inspired by spiritual encounters, exploring the meaning of God's teachings in the time...

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum invites you to the Magnanini Vineyards Sunday, June 28. Stroll their lush vineyards and enjoy the beautiful contryside of the Hudson Valley region.   Taste their luscious wines and enjoy dining in their Winery Restaurant overlooking the picturesque vineyards. The six course dinner of Northern Italian cuisine...

But Tina is a survivor. She is able to forgive those who took so much away from her, and her spirit triumphs over adversity. As she grows older, she struggles to keep the harsh realities of World War II and abandonment at a distance through her sense of humor, imagination and determination.   At age 15 fate intervenes again, and to gain pass...

Very few innovators had the kind of bad luck that dogged Antonio Meucci (1808-1889), the longtime Rosebank resident who invented a telephone — but never received credit or royalties.   Still, sad times won't be the whole story of "Meucci's Messages," a new play premiering this month in a Sundog Theatre presentation at Casa Belvedere: The Ita...