" To Remember and Understand"
THE 4-23 GRAND OPENING WAS A SMASHING SUCCESS: OVER 125 GUESTS ATTENDED THE FUNCTION AS DID MAYOR SEGARRA AND FORMER MAYOR UCCELLO WHO WAS THE FIRST WOMAN MAYOR IN HARTFORD AND IN CONNECTICUT BACK IN 1967! AND SHE IS THE DAUGHTER OF IMMIGRANTS FROM CANICATTINI BAGNI WHO CAME TO HARTFORD BACK IN THE EARLY 1920'S!
THE EXHIBIT WILL REMAIN OPEN FROM 4-28 TO 6-12 AND HOURS ARE 11AM TO 2PM MONDAY TO THURSDAY!
THE PUMP HOUSE IS LOCATED AT BUSHNELL PARK IN HARTFORD!
TO REMEMBER & UNDERSTAND
EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO CELEBRATING IMMIGRANTS THAT TRAVELED FROM ITALY TO HARTFORD, AND THROUGHOUT CONNECTICUT
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(March 27, 2014)--- The City of Hartford’s Marketing, Events, & Cultural Affairs Division (MECA) in the Department of Development Services announces “To Remember & Understand” art exhibition dedicated to all the immigrants that traveled from Italy to Hartford and throughout Connecticut. The exhibition designed to recount and share stories of the migration from Southern Italy to Hartford, through a photo and memorabilia exhibit. The exhibition examines the past as it is woven into present day Hartford and its future.
The exhibition takes place at the City of Hartford managed Pump House Gallery (Bushnell Park) located 60 Elm Street, Hartford, CT. A free and open to the public opening reception for the exhibit will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, from 5:00pm – 7:00pm with refreshments and live entertainment featuring a musical performance by Bruno Cerati Band. The exhibition will run through June 13, 2014, Gallery Hours are Monday – Thursday, 11:00am – 2:00pm
The exhibition is made possible through the collaboration of the City of Hartford, MECA, Casa Emigranti Italiani, Museo del Tessuto e Casa Dell'Emigrante of Canicattini Bagni and Il Museo della Civilta' Contadina Iblea of Floridia in Italy.
Pump House Gallery Exhibition: “To Remember & Understand”
Andres Chaparro, 860-757-4895, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Pirrotta, 860-559-7137, email@example.com
June 11, 2014. Carmela Uccello Gustfson, sister of former Mayor Uccello, at the exhibit in front of pictures of her family and sister dating back to 1967!
America Oggi, May 30, 2014
INDOMENICO, PIRROTTA, MAYOR SEGARRA AND MAYOR UCCELLO
PIRROTTA AND MAYOR UCCELLO
FORMICA, BORDONARO, MAYOR UCCELLO, FARINA AND PIRROTTA
MAYOR'S SEGARRA PROCLAMATION
PROCLAMATION FROM MAYOR AMENTA
PROCLAMATION MAYOR SCALORINO