Culture Connect Featured Event
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”
· Curator, City of Hartford, MECA
Andres Chaparro, 860-757-4895, [email protected]
· Organizer, Casa Emigranti Italiani
Paul Pirrotta, 860-559-7137, [email protected]