Dear friends, so many things happened, both in Italy and in the US, since the last editorial! I finally had the opportunity to be back in the US, this time with my friend Fabrizio Fasani, General Director of We the Italians. We participated at the Italian Embassy in Washington in the presentation of the Transatlantic Investment Committee, a project...

Cheering crowds lined up behind metal barricades along Fifth Avenue Monday for New York’s 78th annual Columbus Day Parade – the world’s largest celebration of Italian-American culture and heritage. Over 100 groups participated in this year’s parade, including over 20 marching bands, 18 floats and dozens of performance groups, according to the Colum...

Our Annual Marco Polo Dinner will honor two treasured Lower East Side museums: The Museum of the Chinese in America on Centre Street, and the Italian American Museum on Mulberry Street. Both will be represented by their respective Presidents: Nancy Yao and Joseph Scelsa. Purchase Your Ticket Today! The awards dinner will take place on the evening o...

You’ve been to Little Italy countless times. Why take a tour? I wanted to learn, in depth, the history of the community — the conditions and prejudices with which the immigrants were confronted. As a New Yorker of Italian immigrants, this tour was very endearing to me. One of the highlights of the tour was learning about Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino...

Call to Conference: Announcing a Conference for Italian-American Collegiate Educators in New Jersey. Hosted by The Italian-American Legal Defense and Higher Education Fund, The American-Italian Sociohistorical Association, AIAE - Association of Italian American Educators and The Italian American Museum of New York. The State of Italian American Aca...

New York Sate Governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) today announced the state will award the Italian American Museum $1 million in funding to help the museum complete construction of its new headquarters at 151 Mulberry Street in historic Little Italy. "Whether in government, business, public safety or in the arts, Italian Americans have been integral in bu...

The building that once housed the Italian American Museum (IAM) at 155 Mulberry Street, was razed a couple of years ago only to enjoy a rebirth with a completely new structure that will serve as a cultural hub and community nexus for Italian Americans and the Little Italy neighborhood. The projected opening is projected for the Columbus Day weekend...

A steering committee of leaders of Italian American organizations is set to meet with Representative Lee Zeldin this weekend. On the agenda are critical issues fomented from a series of recent negative events that impact the Italian American community in the State of New York and the Tri-State area. The steering committee, comprised of representati...

For those like me who are not particularly familiar with the world of jewelry, which is also such a fundamental part of the production in which Italy has always excelled, it was curious to verify Maria Teresa Cannizzaro's passion and knowledge for the world of bijoux. A world that I do not know, but that I have learned to appreciate by being in the...

Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend the 2021 Long Island Ambasciatore Awards Ceremony & Dinner on Sunday, November 7 at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. Join us in honoring outstanding Italian American leaders and their Italian American Organizations. To RSVP by phone or for further information contact Dr. Joseph V. Sc...