News

1216-500x732-1.jpg

John Baptist Scalabrini Saint

John Baptist Scalabrini will be proclaimed a saint tomorrow, Oct. 9. Founder of the congregation of the missionaries of St. Charles Borromeo, known as Scalabrinians. We also share in the joy...
Poster-Families-at-the-Museum-2.jpg

FAMᴜ, ʟᴀ Gɪᴏʀɴᴀᴛᴀ Nᴀᴢɪᴏɴᴀʟᴇ ᴅᴇʟʟᴇ ғᴀᴍɪɢʟɪᴇ ᴀʟ Mᴜsᴇᴏ!

Dᴏᴍᴇɴɪᴄᴀ ᴘʀᴏssɪᴍᴀ, 9 ᴏᴛᴛᴏʙʀᴇ, ᴛᴏʀɴᴀ FAMᴜ, ʟᴀ Gɪᴏʀɴᴀᴛᴀ ᴅᴇʟʟᴇ ғᴀᴍɪɢʟɪᴇ ᴀʟ Mᴜsᴇᴏ! DIFFERENT BUT EQUAL is the theme of this edition On the occasion of...
For-a-Mar-Medirerranean-Peace-a-Sea-of-Stories.jpg

For a Mediterranean Sea of Peace, a Sea of Stories

As part of the Festival "The Museums of Smiles," on Thursday, September 29, at 10:30 a.m., at the Paolo Cresci Museum for the History of Italian Emigration, Via Vittorio Emanuele...
Invitation-NAVI-DI-CARD.jpg

"SHIPS OF PAPER. One Hundred Years of Italian Emigration Overseas."

Inauguration of the exhibition "SHIPS OF PAPER. One hundred years of Italian emigration overseas" curated by Massimo Cutò and Pietro Luigi Biagioni scenic project...
13-August-a-Fosciandora-Locandina.jpg

25th Anniversary of the passing of Paolo Cresci

Ceremony to name the Center for Children, Adolescents and Families after Paolo Cresci, emigration historian on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of his passing Saturday, 13...
Mister-Worderland-02.08.22.jpg

"Mr. Wonderland"

"Mister Wonderland" by Valerio Ciriaci A production AwenFilms Bolognana (Municipality of Gallicano, Lucca), Aug. 2, 2022 9 p.m. Church Park Participants David Saisi - Mayor of the Municipality of Gallicano Catia Poli - President of the Paesana Bolognana Association Pietro Luigi Biagioni - Director of the Paolo Cresci Foundation Luca Peretti - Author, producer of the documentary and university researcher During the evening the novel, dedicated to emigration, Mommy Look, by Marcello Mazzanti will be presented At the end of the...
Exhibition-Mountains-that-migrate.jpg

MOUNTAINS THAT MIGRATE. transhumance in Garfagnana and the Serchio Valley.

Presentation of the Exhibition MONTAGNE CHE MIGRANO. Transhumance in Garfagnana and the Serchio Valley Edited by Lucia Giovannetti and Pietro Luigi Biagioni San Pellegrino in Alpe - Don Luigi Pellegrini Provincial Ethnographic Museum Sunday, August 7, 4:30 p.m. Followed by Stories and Music of Transhumance performed by Helga Battaglini and Pietro Lino Grandi
Festival-I-Museums-of-the-Smileo_0.jpg

"Museums of Smiles" Festival

From July 2 to October 22, 2022, the Territorial Museum System of the Province of Lucca is organizing the first Festival "The Museums of Smiles" . The initiative,...
arandora_beken-800x617-1.jpg

ARANDORA STAR: lest we forget

Saturday, July 2, on NOITV, at Colors of the Serchio, at 9 p.m., episode dedicated to the anniversary of the sinking of the ARANDORA STAR Repeated on Sunday, July 3, at 9 p.m....
S.-Easter-2022.jpg

S. EASTER 2022

A wish that smells of Peace Happy Easter!  
Presentation-Book-Carla-Sodini.jpg

Presentation of the volume: Carla Sodini, STRENGTH AND COURAGE. Biographies and stories of emigrants from Lucca in the 14th-19th centuries.

Presentation of the book: Carla Sodini, STRENGTH AND COURAGE. Biographies and stories of emigrants from Lucca in the 14th-19th centuries Friday, April 8 at 5 p.m. at the...
Christmas-2021.jpg

WELCOME!!!

With the smiling image of these children portrayed near the Christmas tree, with the toys received as gifts, we wish the same joy to be experienced together with the...
ExhibitionGame_foundation-Grow_INVITE_1.jpg

Exhibition "TURNING ROUND, PLAYING THE WORLD..."

Exhibition "TURNING ROUND, PLAYING THE WORLD..." The opening on Saturday 4 can be followed on the Paolo Cresci Foundation Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FondazionePaoloCresci and from our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTq5jayvjYWU3w70L84qqQ
Privacy-for-access-to-the-Museum-Paolo-Cresci-and-at-the-Exhibition-Turn-The-World_page-0001.jpg

PRIVACY Policy

PRIVACY Notice You are invited to download and read the attached
Poster-S.-Pellegrino.jpg

TRAVELING INTO THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE

In San Pellegrino in Alpe, where the ancient paths of transhumance, pilgrims' paths and roads to the Apennines meet, as...
3617-732x491-1.jpg

The New Barga. Architecture and decorative arts between Art Nouveau and eclectic style.

The Paolo Cresci Foundation, which preserves images and documents of Barga emigration in its archives, will also be present at the exhibition organized by the Ricci Foundation. "The New...
boll.-1910_page-0001_1.jpg

More issues of the online EMIGRATION BULLETIN.

On line the EMIGRATION BULLETIN of the years: 1910, 1915, 1922 In collaboration with the #CSER of Rome Our work continues... http://museo.fondazionepaolocresci.it/bollettino_emigrazione/ #coraggio #speranza #laculturanonsiferma #emigrazioneitaliana...
S.-Easter-2021.jpg

BEST WISHES!!!

Best wishes for a peaceful and hopeful Easter to all of you and your loved ones. President Dr. Alessandro Bianchini
4948-643x576-1.jpg

PAOLO CRESCI MUSEUM REOPENS AGAIN.

PAOLO CRESCI MUSEUM REOPENS again from Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Hours: Tuesday through Saturday (closed Mondays and Sundays) 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3 p.m. to 6 p.m...
cover.jpg

ROUND, ROUND PLAY THE WORLD ...

For information and reservations: info@fondazionepaolocresci.it GIRO, GIRO TONDO GIOCA IL MONDO... a volume that Pietro Luigi Biagioni has dedicated to a collection by Paolo Cresci,...
244-454x800-1.jpg

PAOLO CRESCI MUSEUM OPENED AGAIN.

OPEN AGAIN PAOLO CRESCI MUSEUM Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Despite being a difficult time, as of today the museum...
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

NOTICE FOR THE RECRUITMENT OF 2 TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES

NOTICE FOR THE RECRUITMENT ON A TEMPORARY BASIS OF 2 EMPLOYEES FOR SUPPORT ACTIVITIES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE PAOLO CRESCI MUSEUM FOR THE HISTORY OF EMIGRATION...
table1

"100 years of Tuscan flavors in the world" exhibition

On Sunday, July 19 from 6 p.m., at the Montalfonso Fortress in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana (Lucca), on the occasion of "Wine Preview - from the Tyrrhenian to the...
cover.jpg

80th Anniversary of the Sinking of the ARANDORA STAR

JULY 2, 1940 On board the Arandora Star, a luxury cruise ship converted into a boat for deportees bound for Canada, 1,200 prisoners were crammed...