March 03, 2021

American Labor Museum hosts the Annual May Day Festival on May 1st, 2021 at 1PM

Haledon, New Jersey - On Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at 1PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark 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), who presents concerts that are part sing-along and part history lesson, Annamaria Stefanelli, lyric soprano, who sings opera arias that were popular among immigrant workers, and more.  The Museum will be open to visitors and, shopping in the Museum Store will be available.  There is a $10. per person admission.  

This program is made possible in part by a grant administered by the Passaic County Cultural and Heritage Council from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

The Annual May Day Festival is an outdoor event.  In the case of inclement weather, the Annual May Day Festival will be a virtual event via ZOOM.  Please check with the Museum for updates.

The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is a learning environment dedicated to the study of working people and immigrants.  With restored period rooms, a free lending library, exhibit space, Museum Store and Old World Gardens, this landmark offers a great deal to visitors.  Once the meeting place for thousands of silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike, it continues to open its doors for organizations to hold meetings.

The Museum is located at 83 Norwood Street in Haledon, New Jersey.  The Museum's hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9AM-5PM.  The Museum is open to visitors Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4PM or by appointment.  Groups are welcome by appointment.  For further information, please visit the Museum's website www.labormuseum.net, contact the Museum at (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com.