When: Sun, July 10, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT - Where: Italian American Museum of Cleveland, 12111 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 Join Pamela Dorazio Dean for a discussion and exploration of the history and tradition of the Italian immigrant gardens that were first cultivated in the United States during the early 20th century. The presen...

The Cleveland Museum of Art presents “Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure,” a new exhibit open now until June 12, 2022 in The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall.  Co-organized by the Fondation Giacometti in Paris and the Cleveland Museum of Art, “Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure” illuminates Alberto Giacome...

Thursday December 2, 7pm EST. The Italian American Museum of Cleveland - 12111 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH. Dante Lavelli, the son of Italian immigrants, earned fame playing football for the Cleveland Browns under Coach Paul Brown, 1946-1956. But, the story of the life of Dante Lavelli is more than just a story about sports. It touches on Italian...

The Columbus Day Parade is returning to the streets of Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood on Monday, Oct. 11. The parade is coming back after a 2020 hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will feature elaborate floats, marching bands, local artifacts and city leaders. It will be held along Mayfield and Murray Hill roads. After the parade, at...

Just in time for the Italian American Heritage Month, Northeast Ohio is getting ready to celebrate the grand opening of The Italian American Museum of Cleveland (IAMCLE). The opening exhibit, “Faith, Family, Ambition: The Italian Americans of Northeast Ohio” explores Italian immigration to Northeast Ohio and highlights the many positive contributio...

One of the problems that the Italian American community has always had, and the consequences of which it has always paid for, is division, the lack of unity. When I say that Italian Americans are, to all intents and purposes, Italian, even if some of them do not have an Italian passport that officially certifies it, I mean that there is an Italian...

Columbus Day 2020 was particularly special for the Italian American community of Northeast Ohio.  On this day, the Italian American Museum of Cleveland (IAMCLE) was established.  Hon. Basil M. Russo, National President of the Italian Sons & Daughters of America, and Hon. Deborah J. Nicastro, Board Chair of the Italian American Museum of Cleveland,...