ICC to unveil updated Italians in Chicago exhibit

Apr 18, 2023 617

The Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia in Stone Park will unveil a restored and enhanced Italians in Chicago exhibit at an open house from 6-9 p.m. on May 12. Archivists Terry Quilico and Barbara Stasell began work on the project two years ago under the direction of the exhibit’s creator, ICC Library Curator Dominic Candeloro.

“The exhibit was renovated in the 1990s, but due to the deterioration of some of the displays, we decided that further renovations were needed,” Candeloro says. “As work progressed, we realized that there were significant aspects of the history of Italians in Chicago that were underrepresented, so more extensive work was necessary.”

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