Italian Heritage Day

Sunday, October 1, 2017 • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Heinz History Center
Free for children 17 & under. Regular History Center admission rates apply for adults.
Add to Calendar10/01/2017 10:00 AM10/01/2017 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkItalian Heritage DayTu e la tua famiglia are cordially invited to commemorate your italianità at the History Center with a full day of interactive activities designed with K-12 students in mind. In honor of Italian Heritage Month, local community groups and museum staff will facilitate educational activities on every floor of the museum. Activities are conceived in a manner that will allow all members of the family to work together to learn about Italian American history and culture. Intergenerational participation is encouraged, so bring tua madre, tuo padre, tua nonna, tuo nonno, tua zia, tuo zio, e tutti i tuoi fratelli, sorelle e cugini. Heinz History CenterItalian American Program at the Heinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Tu e la tua famiglia are cordially invited to commemorate your italianità at the History Center with a full day of interactive activities designed with K-12 students in mind.

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, local community groups and museum staff will facilitate educational activities on every floor of the museum. Activities are conceived in a manner that will allow all members of the family to work together to learn about Italian American history and culture. Intergenerational participation is encouraged, so bring tua madre, tuo padre, tua nonna, tuo nonno, tua zia, tuo zio, e tutti i tuoi fratelli, sorelle e cugini.

Learn how you can celebrate your Italian heritage all year round!

Admission

On Italian Heritage Day, children 17 & under receive free admission. Regular History Center admission rates apply for adults.

Italian Heritage Day is made possible through proceeds collected from our Annual Bocce Tournament & Fundraiser.

Activities

Besides fun family activities, Italian Heritage Day will also feature an Italian American bazaar in the Mueller Center with live entertainment, local Italian heritage groups, and more!

Food is available to purchase by Common Plea Catering.

  • Fennel Sausage Ring with Peppers and Onions
  • Italian Beans and Greens
  • Traditional Wedding Soup

On Stage

  • 11:00 am – Hank Edwardo
  • 12:30 pm – Marco Fiorante
  • 1:30 pm – San Rocco Ballabe Band
  • 2:30 pm – I Campagnoli

Italian Heritage Day Partners

For questions regarding Italian Heritage Day or the Italian American Program, please contact Melissa Marinaro at 412-454-6426 or memarinaro@heinzhistorycenter.org or Caroline Fitzgerald at 412-454-6373 or ccfitzgerald@heinzhistorycenter.org.