​​​​​Landscaping: June 2018

​​​​​For this museum to continue to operate, dedicated volunteers carefully make  necessary repairs.  John Polito is seen making sure the restored stained glass window is installed correctly. 

​​​​​Landscaping performed by Ann Adams, Betty Arnone, and assisted by TPSO trustees, Deputy Chapman. Donation by Giovanna Clausen.

Mike's Glass installers donated large sheets of glass and their time and labor  to enhance display cases. 

​​​​​Pressure washing by Pro Wash/Voclain Services

May 28, 2018

Because this historic building is 111 years old, repairs are always needed especially after Louisiana's extreme weather events.


"Rosetta Hughes climbed up on the ladder to place where the letters I had painted would look best over our new 'Musica" room.," Loretta Joiner. in preparation of the 2019 '2nd Annual A Night in Little Italy:  Sotto le Stelle/Under the Stars"


Jimmy Gregory made a surprise visit to the museum to donate a new karoke machine which the museum will use as a p.a. system.

Independence Italian Cultural Museum

Pete Arnone and Lance LaMarca donated their free time and skills in building a sturdy cucuzza trellis. (2018)