Dear Friends, at this time of our Annual Appeal, we have some very exciting news to share with you. The Italian American Museum is about to embark on a major expansion that will more than quadruple our current useable space. The new expansion and renovation will result in 6,500 square-feet of museum space. The Museum will span four levels, all link...

Curiosity got the better of me Thursday evening (Nov. 9th) and I decided to attend the “Risorgimento” lecture and dedication of a bronze plaque in honor of Il Padre della Patria, King Vittorio Emanuele II, at the Italian American Museum. Sponsored by the Guardia D’Onore* (Guard of Honor) and the American Foundation of Savoy Orders, I was not hopefu...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend the 2017 Long Island Ambasciatore Awards Ceremony & Dinner. Honoring Outstanding Italian-American Leaders and their Italian-American Organizations. Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 12 noon to 4 pm. Crest Hollow Country Club - 8325 Jericho Tpke. Woodbury, NY 11797. Business Attire. Musical Perfo...

Christopher Columbus is of importance not only to Italian Americans, but to the majority of Americans who have European and Latino lineage. His quest to find a route to India, while navigationally flawed, represented a new way of thinking for mankind, and a way to use one’s natural curiosity to embark on challenging endeavors. We as Italian America...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a screening of "Italians in America" (1998, 100 min.). Discussion and Q&A led by Museum Founder and President Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa will follow the screening. Thursday, August 10th, 6:30 PM Light Refreshments Will Be Served. Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a screening of the film "Italian New Orleans. A Look at the Italian American Contribution to the Crescent City". Discussion and Q&A led by Museum Founder and President Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa will follow the screeningThursday, July 27th, 6:30 PM. Light Refreshments Will Be Served. Italian Ame...

Si terrà il 6 marzo prossimo alle 18.30 presso l'Italian American Museum di New York la presentazione fotografica de Il Carnevale a Venezia con Anita Sanseverino. La nota fotografa Anita Sanseverino presenterà infatti un saggio interpretativo colorito sulla tradizione secolare del Carnevale. Saranno mostrate maschere autentiche del carnevale di Ve...

By Giovanni di Napoli Last Thursday I returned to the Italian American Museum for a special live performance by Neapolitan jazz sensation Simona De Rosa.   It was special because the vocalist was reunited with her longtime bandmates Inside Quartet, who were in town to support her recent gala at LaFrak Concert Hall. This was one of just a ha...

by Judith Messina   First came the immigrants who gave Little Italy its name. Then came the wave of Chinese immigrants who began raising families, opening shops, restaurants and even small factories in the neighborhood in the 1980s. More recently, soaring property prices have ushered in the era of affluent urbanites and hipsters. Today, even...

Roma, 10 ottobre 2013200esimo anniversario della nascita di Giuseppe Verdi Va pensiero.. L'importanza dell'opera di Giuseppe Verdi per le comunità italoamericaneLiceo Classico e Linguistico "G. Mazzini" di Genova Nell'anno del duecentesimo ann...