Week: 02/26/2012 - 03/03/2012

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Week: 03/04/2012 - 03/10/2012
January 11, 2013 - December 28, 2013 | Changing Exhibits
The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark will feature the exhibit the Centennial Commemoration of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike, January 11th - December 28th, 2013.  The exhibit includes photographs, artifacts and original artwork depicting the people, places and events related to this historic strike.An opening...
Week: 03/11/2012 - 03/17/2012
September 7, 2013 - September 7, 2013 | 1 pm - 4 pm | Annual Special Events
On Saturday, September 7th, 2013 from 1 to 4 PM the Museum will host its 2013 Labor Day Celebration.  The general public is cordially invited.  The event will be held in the Museum's Old World Gardens.  In the event of inclement weather, festivities will be moved indoors. The 2013 Labor Day Celebration honors...
Week: 03/18/2012 - 03/24/2012
October 18, 2013 - October 18, 2013 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Annual Special Events
In honor of National Arts and Humanities Month there will be a film screening of the documentary  Schmatta: Rags to Riches to Rags with a discussion lead by Professor Irwin Nack, William Paterson University (retired) followed by a presentation and book signing by Richard Polton, author of the book The Life and Times of Fred Wesley...
Week: 03/25/2012 - 03/31/2012
November 13, 2013 - November 16, 2013 | Monthly Cultural Programs
"Paterson Falls," a new play about the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913 by Rosemary McLaughlin and directed by Kate Powers will be performed at the Thomas H. Kean Theater, Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, Drew University in Madison, New Jersey from November 13th through November 16th, 2013. Opening NIght performance begins at 7PM....
Week: 04/01/2012 - 04/07/2012
November 21, 2013 - November 21, 2013 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Annual Special Events
Annually, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark presents two distinguished individuals with the Sol Stetin Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the well-being of working people.  The 2013 Sol Stetin Awards will be presented at the 31st Annual Sol Stetin Awards Gala on Thursday, November 21st,...
Week: 04/08/2012 - 04/14/2012
January 10, 2014 - April 26, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Changing Exhibits
The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly opens an exhibit of art works about workers, consumers, and global economics entitled Outsourced! by Robin Holder on Friday, January 10th, 2014.Outsourced! features mixed technique on paper images that call attention to the dangerous and dismal conditions of...
Week: 04/15/2012 - 04/21/2012
February 4, 2014 - May 17, 2014 | Annual Special Events
Students grades 3-5 are invited to register and attend classes designed to introduce them to the history and contemporary issues of working people and immigrants through the visual and performing arts.  Students are provided with the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities by which they are encouraged to develop their...
Week: 04/22/2012 - 04/28/2012
April 12, 2014 - September 30, 2014 | Annual Special Events
Students in grades 3-12 are invited to share their creative talent and unique ideas: To commemorate the 350th annniversary of New Jersey, students are invited to choose a contemporary New Jersey worker and compare his/her workplace experiences to the same type of worker of the past.  Projects in the form of original essays or poems,...
Week: 04/29/2012 - 05/05/2012
April 26, 2014 - April 26, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Annual Special Events
The Museum will observe Workers' Memorial Day, a day set aside by the nations' unions to draw attention to the occupational health and safety of workers in the US, on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1PM at its headquarters, the historic Botto House National Landmark.In addition to the traditional candle-light vigil, Irwin Nack, Associate...
Week: 05/06/2012 - 05/12/2012
May 1, 2014 - May 1, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Annual Special Events
On Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7PM, the Museum will host its Annual May Day Festival.  The event features instrumental and vocal performances of folk and labor music by George Mann, Marty Confurius & Al Podber and the New Jersey Industiral Union Council (IUC) "Solidarity Singers."  Ten-member choir Harmonic Insurgence will...
Week: 05/13/2012 - 05/19/2012
May 1, 2014 - August 23, 2014 | Changing Exhibits
The Museum proudly opens the exhibit The Mill Girls by visual artist Donna Berger on May 1, 2014.  The Mill Girls is a unique three-dimensional display that showcases images of three mill girls on large-scale replicas of the wooden bobbins used in early textile mills.The program is made possible in part by a grant...
Week: 05/20/2012 - 05/26/2012
May 14, 2014 - May 14, 2014 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Annual Special Events
The Museum is proud to offer a "Labor & Immigrants of Paterson"  tour on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014.  Educators and the general public are invited to participate.  Educators who attend will receive a Professional Development Certificate.On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014, the tour begins with a 9AM guided visit of the...
Week: 05/27/2012 - 06/02/2012
June 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Annual Special Events
A successful fundraiser that began in 1994, the Silk Walk is a project designed to sell engraved bricks for placement at the Landmark's front walkway and under its grape arbor.  Funds from the project are used for the Museum's upkeep, operating expenses and educational programs. This ongoing project is available for all to...
Week: 06/03/2012 - 06/09/2012
June 26, 2014 - June 26, 2014 | 11:30 am - 9:00 pm | Annual Special Events
The Museum's 21st Annual Sol Stetin Golf Open will take place on Thursday, June 26, 2014 ath the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Colts Neck, New Jersey.  The Golf Open is named in honor of Museum President-Emeritus, Sol Stetin.  Mr. Stetin was the former president of the Textile Workers Union and a founder of the Museum.The entrance...
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