May 2021
January 15, 2020 - August 28, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Changing Exhibits
The Museum proudly displays the exhibit Union Made:  Fashioning America in the 20th Century by Denise Green, Ph.D. and Patrizia Sione, Ph.D.  The exhibit features union memorabilia and photographs to highlight the role unions played to improve working conditions and safety standards, wages and benefits and promotion of the U.S....
March 16, 2020 - August 31, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Annual Special Events
Educational projects and virtual Museum tours are availalble on the Museum's website's "Home-School Projects" page, click:  https://labormseum.net/?p=home-school-projects The Museum's "Home-School Projects" web page is designed to provide families with the opportunity to learn at home about the history and contemporary issues of...
July 15, 2020 - October 31, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Monthly Cultural Programs
The Museum received a COVID-19 Response Grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the federal CARES Act.  The grant funds are earmarked to support the Museum's general operations, humanities programming and outreach. The New Jersey Council for the...
August 11, 2020 - December 31, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Monthly Cultural Programs
Group and individual "virtual" Museum tours are available by appointment.  The tours are delivered via Zoom.  "Virtual" visitors will have the opportunity to tour the entire Museum with a guide, with whom they may interact to ask questions and discuss exhibits in detail.  "Virtual" Museum tours feature a walkthrough of the...
January 6, 2021 - December 29, 2021 | Monthly Cultural Programs
Beginning in January of 2021, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark began hosting a virtual program called Pete Antonellis' Wednesdays with Workers,  Union members are welcome to be featured on the program. Each Wednesday, a different union worker will discuss his/her/their experience on-the-job, from...
January 27, 2021 - August 28, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Annual Special Events
Frontline and Essential Workers Face the Beast exhibit is currently on view at the American Labor Museum.  The exhibit features paintings of frontline and essential workers by New York contemporary artist Steve Derrick.  Mr. Derrick used photos of frontline workers posted on social media to paint portraits.  He sent...
March 6, 2021 - May 22, 2021 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Annual Special Events
Students grades 3-5 are invited to register and attend virtual 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 virtually tour the Museum and view historic artifacts and photographs by...
May 1, 2021 - May 1, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Annual Special Events
On Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at 1PM, the Museum proudly hosts its Annual May Day Festival.  Plans call for instrumental and vocal performances of folk and labor music.  Performers include George Mann (georgemann.org), whose concerts are part sing-along and part history lesson, Annamaria Stefanelli, lyric soprano, who sings opera...
May 1, 2021 - May 14, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Monthly Cultural Programs
From Saturday, May 1st through Friday, May 14th, 2021, the Museum is making available 75 complimentary tickets to view "Work Songs" on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Interested viewers may use this link to view "Work Songs:"  http://bit.ly/worksongsalm Through interviews and observational footage, "Work Songs" explores how...
May 1, 2021 - August 28, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Monthly Cultural Programs
The Museum proudly welcomes the general public to view the film Bev Grant Photography, 1968-1971 by Bev Grant by clicking here.     Bev Grant is a labor and social activist, feminist, singer-songwriter, photographer and Joe Hill Award winner from the Labor Heritage Foundation for her contributions as a cultural...
June 6, 2021 - June 6, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Annual Special Events
The Museum cordially invites donors of 2021 phase Silk Walk bricks to an unveiling of their engraved brick that is displayed at the Museum's headquarters, the Botto House National Landmark on Sunday, June 6th, 2021 at 1PM.  The event will begin with the Museum's General Membership meeting.  The Museum will be open to donors and...
June 24, 2021 - June 24, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Annual Special Events
The Museum's 28th Annual Sol Stetin Golf Outing will take place on Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Colts Neck, New Jersey.  The Golf Outing is named in honor of Sol Stetin, the former president of the Textile Workers Union and a founder of the Museum.   A shotgun start will be at 12 PM.  A lunch...
October 16, 2021 - October 16, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Annual Special Events
On Saturday, October 16th, 2020 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 book talk with Jeffrey B. Perry, author of Hubert Harrison:  The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927 (Columbia University Press, 2021).  Signed...
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Changing Exhibits
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