Italian Cultural Center - Stone Park, Illinois

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THE ITALIAN CULTURAL CENTER IS one part of Casa Italia located at the former Sacred Heart Seminary, west of Chicago. Their mission is the preservation and promotion of Italian-American culture in and around the city.

The Italian Cultural Center consists of several individual galleries. The Florence Bartolomei Rosselli Library, established by the seminary in 1935 contains over 8,000 volumes, a quarter of which are in Italian, 10,000 photographs, and more than 100 oral histories. The John Cadel Art Gallery exhibits art by Italian-American artists.

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