Hello

& Welcome

To the Italian Educational Cultural Center, Center for the Arts at Casa Colombo

Our annual membership drive has begun.  Click on the membership link to renew or join.

See below to purchase the children's book "Travels with Parky Pigeon" by Tim Becker

Visit our Virtual Gallery  - recent works by Elena London

Traveling to Italy? - Conversational Italian language classes coming in January

We are now on YOUTUBE!! - details below

Save the Date! 

Sunday 2/27/2022 - 

Carnevale Italiano

Fall Lineup - see events

Do you have roots in Jersey City? -  see our CASA COLOMBO BOOK below

To PURCHASE ART  from the galleries, click here to our store.

Exhibits & Events

                   

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Curated by Jim Fisher

Now on YouTube!
2 videos from Casa Colombo

A Tour of the Italian Village in Jersey City

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Take a walking tour of the original Italian Village in Jersey City, New Jersey, settled by Italian immigrants in the early 1900s, featuring interviews with descendants of these immigrants still operating the original businesses they set up.

Click here to view the video

 

Heritage Room at Casa Colombo

A guided tour of the newly installed Italian Heritage Room

Click here to view the video

 

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Conversational Italian Language

 

Are you planning to travel to Italy, and would you like to be able to communicate in Italian?

 

ZOOM Classes for beginners coming in January

COMING THIS FALL
September - Art Show TBD
September 12 - Food Workshop with Stephanie Rizzolo
"A Pici Lunch in Tuscany"
October - Art Exhibit JCAST TBD
October 17 - Wine Tasting with Tony Verdoni (a popular event!)
November 21 - Children's Book Presentation by Tim Becker
November/December - Group Art exhibit featuring all artists from virtual shows
December 12 - Holiday Party with IECC members
Casa Colombo Book: A Constant Dynamic Presence in Jersey City
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Review by: Sylvia Hinge

IECC member, Madison, NJ

 

"Casa Colombo is a detailed history of the Italian experience in Jersey City.  The book depicts how one building and the dedicated people behind it for decades have had such a significant positive impact on the lives of so many.  A very informative and uplifting read"

Do you have roots in Jersey City? We have the perfect book for you!

Our newly published history of Casa Colombo: A Constant Dynamic Presence in Jersey City.  This book will bring back memories of the neighborhood once called The Italian Village, of the people who once lived there and of the thriving community it once was.  

 

 

 

Purchase Price: $29.95 (includes shipping)

Note: Giving this as a gift?  If the book is to be shipped to a location different than your billing address, email info@casacolombo.org

Review by: Loredana Iori-Giulianelli

Patronato ACLI NJ

 

"What a delightful read! Melissa Dulebohn has written a wonderful account of Casa Colombo.  It will bring back warm memories to anyone who has any association with the neighborhood.  She chronicles the history of the building through the events and the people who passed through its doors.  Her descriptions are vivid and well supported by the illustrations.

IECC is Open
for Virtual Programs
Become a Member Today!
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Exhibit: Italian Heritage Room

Open all year!

Come and visit our Heritage room and you'll be instantly transported from the 1920's to 1950's.  Tuesday 10 am - 3 pm, Thursday 10 am - 3 pm, and by appointment.  No registration needed.  Free Admission.

(Due to covid, please call for an appointment.)

Exhibit: Italian Village

Open all year!

The Italian Village in the heart of Jersey City has been home to many Italian immigrants.  Immerse yourself in an era gone by that has left indelible memories.  Tuesday 10 am - 3 pm, Thursday 10 am - 3 pm, and by appointment.  No registration needed.  Free Admission.

(Due to covid, please call for an appointment.)

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Parky is on a worldwide adventure to fly back home to Hoboken, after accidentally flying on a plane to Scotland.  Watch Parky fly at www.parkypigeon.com

Purchase Price: $23.00 (includes shipping)  All proceeds benefit Casa Colombo

Note: Giving this as a gift?  If the book is to be shipped to a location different than your billing address, email info@casacolombo.org

 
 

The Italian Educational & Cultural Center/Center for the Arts at Casa Colombo (IECC), a 501c3 not for profit organization, serves as a cultural multi-media link between the past and the future of the American and Italian communities of Jersey City.  IECC has a two-fold mission: (1) To honor Casa Colombo's place in immigration history by maintaining its historic building and by displaying historical materials and artifacts, and interpreting them for a culturally diverse population in Jersey City and Hudson County, and (2) To foster the visual arts and humanities in the area through visual arts exhibits, performances, concerts, cultural, educational, and literary events, tours, and other programming.

  Store  

Memberships and Hall rentals please click below.

Shop through our store! For event tickets please refer to the event page for reservations of purchases.

To reserve our hall please contact us through our contact page

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Are you an Artist and would like to showcase your artwork at IECC? Fill out the forms below and email them to: info@casacolombo.org
Artist Application Form
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Casa Colombo Artist Agreement Form