May 01, 2020

May Day Festival, May 1, 2020 at 7pm

On Friday, May 1st, 2020 at 7PM, the Museum proudly host its Annual May Day Festival.  Plans call for instrumental and vocal performances of folk and labor music by George Mann with Marty Confurius and Al Podber, the New Jersey Industrial Union Council (IUC) "Solidarity Singers," and lyric...

April 25, 2020

Workers' Memorial Day Observance 2020

Annually, the Museum has observed 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, with a public event at its headquarters, the historic Botto House National Landmark. This year's plans, in addition to the...

March 23, 2020

Engrave Your Name in the "Silk Walk"

The Museum proudly welcomes individuals and organizations to purchase an engraved brick bearing their name for placement in the Museum's Silk Walk.  The deadline for orders for this year's phase of the Silk Walk Project is March 31st,2020. The Silk Walk is made of engraved bricks prominently...

March 16, 2020

Museum Closed to Visitors

Unfortunately the Museum will be closed to visitors as of Monday, March 16th, 2020 and until further notice.  We will continue to take orders for Silk Walk Bricks, Museum Store purchases, and Memorials, which may be placed on our website,  www.labormuseum.net.  We are able to respond...

March 08, 2020

International Women's Day Celebration, March 8th, 2020 at 1PM

Celebrate International Women's Day 2020 and the Centennial of Women's Suffrage at the Museum on Sunday, March 8th, 2020 at 1PM-3PM.  Listen to distinguished speakers, join a short women's empowerment march, receive a flower in appreciation, and view exhibits aabout union women and...

March 07, 2020

Free Labor Arts Classes for Children, March 7th - May 30th

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...

November 20, 2019

The 37th Annual Sol Stetin Awards Gala, Nov. 20th

The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to announce that this year's Sol Stetin Awards will be presented to Marie Blistan, President Sean M. Spiller, Vice President and Steve Beatty, Secretary-Treasurer of the New Jersey Education Association, Lawrence J. Hanley...

October 19, 2019

"Labor in the Progressive Era" talk by Jonathan Lurie , Oct. 19th

On Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at 2PM and in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark cordially invites the general public to "Tensions of the Pro-Labor & Anti-Union Sentiment in the Progressive Era," a presentation with discussion by...

September 01, 2019

Annual Labor Day Parade, Sept. 1st, 2019

The Annual Labor Day Parade, co-sponsored by the American Labor Museum/Botto House Natonal Landmark and the Borough of Haledon, September 1st, 2019.  Step-off is at 12:30 PM.  The parade will begin and end at the Botto House in Haledon.  There will be a barbecue for all registered...

June 20, 2019

Annual Sol Stetin Golf Outing, June 20th, 2019

The Museum's 26th Annual Sol Stetin Golf Open will take place on Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 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...

May 18, 2019

Blue Star Museums May 18th - Sept. 2nd, 2019

The Museum is proud to announce the launch of Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endownment of the Arts, Blue Star families, and more than 700 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Armed Forces Day, May 18th...

May 08, 2019

Labor & Immigrants of Paterson Tour, May 8th, 2019

The Museum is proud to offer a "Labor & Immigrants of Paterson"  bus tour on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019.  Educators and the general public are invited to register for this historical tour.  Educators who attend will receive a Professional Development Certificate. On Wednesday, May...

January 12, 2019

The Museum proudly opens the original photography exhibit Working Class New York by Dakota Santiago on Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at 1PM.   Working Class New York is an exhibit of black-and-white contemporary images.  Discussing the exhibit, photographer Dakota Santiago notes, "Along...