June 22, 2017

American Labor Museum Sponsors 24th Annual Sol Stetin Golf Open

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Ladmark will sponsor its Twenty-fourth Annual Sol Stetin Golf Tournament on Thursday, June 232nd, 2017 at the Peeble Creek Golf Club in Colts Neck, New Jersey. A shotgun start will be at 12:00PM. A lunch and dinner will be...

May 25, 2017

The 2017 Labor Day Parade: Celebrating Working People

Haledon, New Jersey - The Annual Labor Day Parade, co-sponsored by the American Labor Museum/Botto Huse National Landmark, the Borough of Haledon, and the City of Paterson, is scheduled for Sunday, September 3rd, 2017.  Step-off will take place at 1:30 PM at the Botto House in Haledon. The...

May 20, 2017

Book Talk with Sharon McConnell-Sidorick, author of "Silk Stockings and Socialism: Radical Hosier Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal"

Haledon, New Jersey -- On Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 2PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly welcomes the general public to a book talk and signing event with author Sharon McConnell-Sidorick, Ph.D.  Dr. McConnell-Sidorick will discuss her recently published book,...

May 05, 2017

Unveiling of Twenty-second Phase of Silk Walk, June 4th, 2017

Haledon, NJ - On Sunday, June 4th, 2017 at 1PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark will unveil the twenty-second phase of its Silk Walk Project.  A successful fundraiser that began in 1994, the Silk Walk is a project designed to sell engraved bricks for...

April 06, 2017

An Invitation to Students! Celebrating Immigrants in America Project at the American Labor Museum

 Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark invites students grades 3 - 12 to share creative talent and unique ideas by creating an art project that celebrates immigrants in America. Registered students are welcome to create visual and performing art...

March 09, 2017

Free Saturday Labor Art Classes for Children at the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, New Jersey --  The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark has received funding from the Puffin Foundation to host Saturday Labor Art Classes for students from grades 3 through 5.  The classes begin March 4th and end on May 27th, 2017.  (Class will not be held on...

November 23, 2016

Register for "Preparing Our Youth For Work," a seminar for educators on March 1st, 2017

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark cordially invites the general public to attend a labor studies seminar entitled Preparing Our Youth For Work to be held on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017.  Educators who attend will receive a Professional...

November 23, 2016

Labor and Immigrant Inspired Gift Items for the Holidays

Haledon, New Jersey -  The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to announce that its Museum Store features Labor and Immigrant inspired, union-made and Made in USA gift items in time for the holidays.  Choose from a variety of books, posters, CD's, apparel, key...

October 26, 2016

Book Talk with Tula Connell, author of "Conservative Counterrevolution" at the American Labor Museum on Dec. 3rd, 2016

Haledon, NJ - On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 2PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly welcomes the general public to a book reception and signing event with author Tula Connell. , Ph. D.  Dr. Connell will discuss her recently published book Conservative...

October 25, 2016

"Heroines: Living Women Making a Difference in Our World" exhibit by Judith Lepore-Schreiber at American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly opens the exhibit Heroines:  Living Women Making a Difference in Our World by Judith Lepore-Schreiber on Saturday, January 7th, 2017. Heroines:  Living Women Making a Difference in Our...

September 16, 2016

34th Annual Sol Stetin Awards Gala, Nov. 17th, 2016

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly announces that it will present the 2016 Sol Stetin Awards to Gregory J. Junemann, President, International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) AFL-CIO & CLC and Richard Loccke, Esq.,...

August 09, 2016

The American Labor Museum takes part in the Annual Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day

Haledon, New Jersey –  On Saturday, September 24th, 2016 the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark joins over a thousand museums and cultural institutions across the country by participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Annual Museum Day Live! On Saturday, September...

August 05, 2016

"Finding the Mother Lode: Italian Immigrants in California" film-screening at American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - On Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at 2:00 PM and in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month and Italian-American Heritage Month, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark cordially invites the general public to a film-screening of the documentary Finding the...

August 05, 2016

"To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine" film-screening at the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, NJ - On Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 2PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark cordially invites the general public to a film-screening of To Begin the World Over Again:  The Life of Thomas Paine.  Light refreshments will be served. To Begin the World...

August 04, 2016

"Through the Lens of Liberty" exhibit by Durga Tree International at the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark located in Haledon, New Jersey proudly opens the exhibit Through the Lens of Liberty:  Healing in Freedom, Blooming through Expression by Durga Tree International on Sunday, September 4th, 2016 at 1PM. Through the...

August 02, 2016

American Labor Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums Program

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum is proud to announce the launch of Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than 700 museums across the country to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their...

August 02, 2016

"Triangle Fire" Opera performed at the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, New Jersey - On Sunday, September 4th, 2016 at 3:30 PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly welcomes the general public to a performance of the new Triangle Fire opera with music by Leonard Lehrman and libretto by Ellen Frankel. This presentation of the...

August 02, 2016

"Original Artwork" exhibit by Alphonso Dunn & Students at the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly opens the exhibit Original Artwork by Alphonso Dunn and students on Sunday, September 4th, 2016 at 1PM. The Original Artwork exhibit is a unique display that showcases the visual art projects that...

March 24, 2016

Workers' Memorial Day Observance & Presentation, April 30, 2016

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark will observe Workers' Memorial Day, a day set aside by the nation's unions to draw attention to the occupational health and safety of workers in the US, on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 1PM at the Museum's headquarters, the...

February 05, 2016

Free Labor Arts Classes for Children, March 5 - May 21, 2016

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark has received funding from the Puffin Foundation to host Saturday Labor Art Classes for students from grades 3 through 5.  The classes begin on March 5th and end on May 21st, 2016.  Due to its growing popularity,...

February 03, 2016

Art Classes for Adults at the American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - Create your own masterpiece at the American Labor Museum and have your work exhibit at the Museum.  The classes are scheduled for Thursday, April 7th, April 21st, May 5th, and May 19th, 2016 from 7-8:30PM.  The brillian and talented New Jersey artist and teacher...

January 30, 2016

Journey on a Virtual Field Trip to the American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to offer Distance Learning Classes on a wide variety of topics that deal with workers, immigrants, labor struggles, child labor and more.  These videoconferencing classes are available on a daily basis for...

December 17, 2015

"Workers: Books & Photographs" exhibit by Eugene Glickman at the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, NJ -- The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark located in Haledon, New Jersey proudly opens the exhibit Workers:  Books & Photographs by Eugene Glickman on Sunday, May 1st, 2016 at 1PM.Workers:  Books & Photographs is a unique exhibit that...

December 16, 2015

May Day Festival at the American Labor Museum, May 1, 2016

Haledon, New Jersey - On Sunday, May 1st, 2016 at 1PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly hosts its annual May Day Festival featuring the Joe Hill 100 Roadshow.  Plans call for instrumental and vocal performances of folk and labor music by award-winning...

December 16, 2015

Labor & Immigrants Motorcoach Tour, May 11th, 2016

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to offer a motorcoach tour entitled "Labor & Immigration" on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 from 9AM to 1PM.Educators and the general public are invited to explore the labor and immigrant heritage of Haledon and the...

December 01, 2015

American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Receives a New Jersey Historical Commission Grant

Haledon, New Jersey – The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to be a recipient of a 2016 General Operating Support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission.  The General Operating Support funds are earmarked to support the Museum’s education...

October 23, 2015

"Fighting for Justice: 20th Century Activism in New Jersey" Conference at Rutgers-Newark, Nov.21st, 2015

Newark, NJ  -- The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to serve as an advisory committee member for "Fighting for Justice:  20th-Century Activism in New Jersey," a conference which takes place on Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at the Paul Robeson Center,...

October 15, 2015

"The Runaway Apprentice," Interactive Theatrical Program for Children at the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, NJ -- On Saturday, November 7th, 2015 at 11:30AM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly welcomes the general public to The Runaway Apprentice, an interactive children's play and follow-up workshop with actress, writer and educator Christine Burns.The Runaway...

July 30, 2015

"Embroidered Stories: Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora" book talk at the Museum

Haledon, NJ -- On Sunday, October 4th, 2015 at 2:00PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark honors National Arts and Humanities Month and Italian-American Heritage Month by proudly presenting a book talk and signing for the recent book Embroidered Stories:  Interpreting...

July 10, 2015

Annamaria Stefanelli & Rory Angelicola perform at the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, NJ - On Sunday, September 13th, 2015 at 3PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly welcomes the general public to a performance of Italian opera by Annamaria Stefanelli, lyric soprano, Rory Angelicola, tenor, and Andrew Macirowski, accompanist.  The...

June 11, 2015

Workers and Their Parade by Gary Schoichet exhibit at the American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey -- The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark, located in Haledon, New Jersey proudly opens the Workers and Their Parade by Gary Schoichet exhibit on Sunday, September 6th, 2015.Workers and Their Parade by Gary Schoichet presents a selection of over 50...

May 19, 2015

"Dig In!" Invitation to Student Gardeners at the American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark invites students from grades 3 through 5 to be volunteer gardeners.  Join in on Saturdays from 12PM to 1PM beginning on June 27th and ending on September 15th, 2014.  Parents/guardians are welcom to be...

May 19, 2015

Book Talk: Marcia Dente on "Paterson Through Time" on June 20th

Haledon, NJ - On Saturday, June 20th, 2015 at 2:00 PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly welcomes the general public to a book reception and signing event with author Marcia Dente.  Ms. Dente  will discuss her recently published book, Paterson Through...

March 21, 2015

Register for Voting Rights Act Anniversary Program at American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to host a program entitled The 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act:  The Roles of Religion & Labor on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.  The general public is invited to participate....

November 20, 2014

American Labor Museum Offers Scouting Opportunities

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is pleased to provide hands-on learning opportunities for scouts.  After-school and Satruday programs at the Museum are available.  Troops may select from a variety of topics including Child Labor, Immigrant...

June 18, 2014

Centennial Commemoration of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike Traveling Exhibit Available at the Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly announces that the traveling photodocumentary exhibit Centennial Commemoration of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike is available for loan to museums and other interested organizations.  The exhibit...

December 04, 2013

Museum Receives Grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark has received a grant in the amount of $10,000 from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.  The grant will support the Museum's Saturday Labor Art Classes."This grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey will...

December 20, 2012

Exhibit Opens: Centennial Commemoration of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike

Haledon, New Jersey - 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...

December 22, 2011

Visit the Labor Museum's New Website

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to announce the launch of its new website.  The general public is invited to visit the new website at www.labormuseum.net.The American Labor Museum's new website features user-friendly pages filled with...