Nearly every Italian town has a Presepe but after the events of 9/11, New York received its very own. Named "Il Presepe della Pace" (The Nativity of Peace), craftsmen at the famed Ferrigno workshop in Naples created this 18th century style Presepe that represents everyday Neapolitan life symbolically surrounding the Holy Family. Naples has been th...

by Serena Solomon   The Italian American Museum has put its home up for sale — but the cultural institution isn't going anywhere. The three buildings at 185-189 Grand St., which contain the museum as well as residential units and storefronts, recently hit the market for $13 million, with the condition that the museum remain on site. &n...

Enzo Idello is a baker who wants to pitch in the major leagues. To achieve his dream, Enzo must defy his father, who runs the family bakery, and the ghost of his great grandfather, who founded Idello Bakery in Italy in 1829. Will curveballs bring Enzo more fulfillment than cannolis? Or will the love of family and a childhood crush make Enzo feel fu...

PLEASE JOIN US, Bring Family and Friends: FOURTH ANNUAL "AN ITALIAN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK". Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa in Co-Sponsorship With Arthur Piccolo cordially invite you to "An Italian American Christmas in New York"   Friday, December 12, 12PM - 6PM. Please join us anytime during the day to celebrate the...

E se fosse possibile avere a portata di mano tutta la storia degli italiani in America? Detto, fatto. Non si tratta del solito volume enciclopedico, ma di qualcosa di più affascinante e suggestivo. Un libro fotografico, che pagina dopo pagina, riesce a calarti nell'antica atmosfera degli anni in cui "L'america!", da miraggio diveniva realtà e...

2016 Ambasciatore Awards Ceremony and Dinner. ** Submit a Nominee by November 30, 2015 ** Honoring Outstanding Italian American Leaders and their Italian American Organizations. Sunday, January 24, 2016 - Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. The Italian American Museum will host the Long Island Ambasciatore Awards on Sund...

Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa and the Italian American Museum We are proud to announce In Co-Sponsorship With Arthur Piccolo Cordially invite you to "An Italian American Christmas in New York" - Wednesday, December 18, 11AM - 8PM.   Please join us anytime during the day to celebrate the Christmas Season. A new Italian tradition continues following a...

di Giovanni Iovacchini Dopo quasi un secolo e molte vicende e viaggi, la famosa Madonna in trono di Pietranico, il giorno 30 luglio, ritornerà in paese per essere collocata nella chiesa di S. Rocco.   L'opera è una terracotta abruzzese del XVI secolo, riferibile all'ambito di Saturnino Gatti, simile nella postura a molte altre raffigurazion...

December 5 (Friday) 7:30 pmLecture: The Italian American Museum in New York CityDr.Joseph V. Scelsa, Founder and President, will discuss the history of the museum, initializing and establishing the museum, and where he is taking the museum in the future. Refreshments will be served. Please call for further information. Sponsored by The Italian Ame...

In occasione della mostra "Velázquez's Portrait of Francesco I d'Este, A Masterpiece from the Galleria Estense, Modena", che verrà inaugurate domain al Metropolitan Museum of Art di New York, Stefano Casciu e Davide Gasparotto terranno una conferenza all'Italian American Museum giovedì prossimo, 18 aprile, dalle 18.30. Casciu – soprintendente per...