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Presepe & Italian Christmas Traditions Exhibit

This is a must see exhibit for the Holidays


Columbus Day Celebration 2014

The American Italian Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in Albany; celebrated Columbus Day by showing the 1949 film "Christopher Columbus", starring Fredric March. Assemblyman Angelo Santa Barbara presented a Proclamation for Christopher Columbus Day, to Museums' Prof./Dir. Philip J. DiNovo. Columbus' history was told to guests, prior to the movie. Refreshments were served after the viewing.

Gene Loparco, Museum's PR/Photographer took the photo.






August 21,2014 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Grand Opening of our Cultural Center


Visitors from Nigeria on July 15, 2013

Opera Night

September 30, 2011 Salute Italia.

Once again Opera Saratoga and American Italian Heritage Museum joined forces for this great fundraising event. Those who attended the event at the Franklin Terrace Ballroom in Troy NY enjoyed fine food and a fabulous performance by members of Opera Saratoga. To view our slide show of this event click here




Taste Of Italy

September 18th Lawn Event.
On this date the capital region was treated with a lawn event featuring great food, fancy Italian cars and the sounds of Italian songs. Thanks to all the volunteers who cooked some fantastic Italian food from traditional pizza, fried dough and various specialty cookies. To view our slide show of this event click here





Vacation time in Italy.
Lawn event held on August 11, 2011 at the  American Italian Heritage Campus. Great Food, music and of course it wouldn't be a summer event without Italian Ice. To view our slide show of this event click here






First Annual American Italian Heritage Museum Meeting

On April 16, 2011 the first annual meeting was held at the museum. The main order of business was the election of the board of trustees and officers. to view a listing of our board members click here.

Visitors From Italy

On April 7, 2011 thanks to the International Center, a small group of Italian business leaders visiting the US came to spend some time touring our museum. view more photos






Annual Wall of Fame Gala

Annual Wall of Fame Gala- April 1, 2011 7pm Glen Sanders Mansion - Honoree Prof. Phil DiNovo.

George Amedore, Sr., president of Albany-based Amedore Homes and Professor Phil DiNovo are pictured together at the Second Annual Wall of Fame Gala.

The well attended event honored Professor DiNovo for all his hard work and efforts to promote Our Italian Heritage.






Festival Of Nations

On October 24,2010 Our Heritage Association took

part in the 39th Annual Festival of Nations.

Jacqueline Paratore served as Miss Italia

representing AIHA in the days event
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