Westchester Italian Cultural Center

One Generoso Pope Place
Tuckahoe NY  10707

Phone: (914) 771-8700

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center preserves, promotes and celebrates the rich heritage of classic and contemporary Italian culture by encouraging an appreciation of the Italian language, arts and letters, history, cuisine and commerce through educational programs, exhibits and events.



Where Italy Comes Alive for Everyone!

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Founded: 2007
Parking: Street

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Concert Venue, Event Venue, Non-Profit Organization, Social Club

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Events

Discover Italy: Puglia

Discover Italy: Puglia
07:00 pm - 02/22/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Join us on this fascinating virtual tour of Italy’s easternmost region, where we will be traveling this summer! This timeless land’s cities, countryside, cuisine,...

The Italian Immigrant Experience

The Italian Immigrant Experience
10:30 am - 03/03/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Learn about the difficulties Italians faced when trying to come to "L'America", the journey to the port, the conditions aboard ship, and the challenges they faced...

Adult Cooking Class: Pane di Pasqua

Adult Cooking Class: Pane di Pasqua
07:00 pm - 03/08/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Italians love to celebrate the holidays with food and Easter is no exception. Italian Easter bread is filled with symbolism. Come join us for appetizers and a glass...

Portraits by Great Italian Masters

Portraits by Great Italian Masters
07:00 pm - 03/09/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Discuss some of the timeless portrait paintings by the great Italian artists such as Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli, and Modigliani. Presented by Professor...

Genealogy Research Info Session 2

Genealogy Research Info Session 2
07:00 pm - 03/13/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

This info session will help Members understand how to use the genealogy research software. After a short training session, Members will visit the library to use...

The Artistry of Franco Corelli

The Artistry of Franco Corelli
07:00 pm - 03/15/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

A one-hour video presentation featuring the legendary tenor in performances of opera and song including selections from Carmen, La Forza del Destino, Tosca, La Boheme,...

Discover Hidden Florence

Discover Hidden Florence
07:30 pm - 03/22/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Come join us and learn everything about Florence! Florence is full of rich art and architecture and there is so much to learn about this gorgeous city! Presented...

Kids in the Kitchen: Scarcella (Sweet Easter Bread)

Kids in the Kitchen: Scarcella (Sweet Easter Bread)
02:00 pm - 03/24/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

There are many recipes for Easter bread in Italy and just as many names depending on the region you are from. Scarcella is sweet bread dough that is crumbly, buttery,...

Evening Film: Nuovomondo (Golden Door)

Evening Film: Nuovomondo (Golden Door)
07:00 pm - 04/12/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Follow the story of Salvatore, a Sicilian farmer, as he emigrates to America with his family. Along the way he meets Lucy, and from there his destiny will be forever...

Taste the Olive Oil of Umbria!

Taste the Olive Oil of Umbria!
07:30 pm - 04/13/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Todi, Umbria is bringing their delectable olive oil to the states for an informative and fun presentation! Savor each olive oil and learn about the food and culture...

Genealogy Research Info Session 3

Genealogy Research Info Session 3
11:00 am - 04/14/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

This info session will help members understand how to use the genealogy research software. After a short training session, Members will visit the library to use...

Adult Cooking Class: Arancini e Zabaglione

Adult Cooking Class: Arancini e Zabaglione
06:30 pm - 04/17/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

This authentic arancini will be the hit of any get-together. Nothing is more fun than biting into an arancino, a rice ball stuffed with savory delights such as meat...

The Alchemy of Italy

The Alchemy of Italy
07:00 pm - 04/19/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Carla Gambescia, author of “La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A-Z”, will explore the special alchemy of Italy and the...

Two Buried Cities

Two Buried Cities
10:30 am - 04/21/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

We will discuss Pompeii and Ercolano, two very different cities culturally and architecturally. Both were buried by the same volcano, Mt. Vesuvius, in 79 AD, but...

Kids in the Kitchen: Orecchiette (Little Ears Pasta)

Kids in the Kitchen: Orecchiette (Little Ears Pasta)
02:00 pm - 04/21/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Orecchiette is a simple, satisfying pasta recipe typical of the region of Puglia. Literally translating to “little ears”, orecchiette are easily formed by the...

Discover Italy: Matera

Discover Italy: Matera
07:00 pm - 04/26/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

In Italy’s most unspoiled and virtually forgotten region of Basilicata, there lies the prehistoric city of Matera. World famous for its bewildering labyrinth of subterranean...

The Artistic Nude in Classic Painting

The Artistic Nude in Classic Painting
07:00 pm - 04/28/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

The artistic nude will be pictorially presented by great Italian painters like Titian, Giorgione, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Modigliani. Analyze and interpret these...

Plant Nite

Plant Nite
07:30 pm - 04/28/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Plant Nite comes to WICC! Have fun creating your own customized plant, from Zen gardens to quirky terrariums, while enjoying some Italian wine! Your first glass...

Genealogy Research Info Session 4

Genealogy Research Info Session 4
07:00 pm - 05/02/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

This info session will help Members understand how to use the genealogy research software. After a short training session, Members will visit the library to use...

Ciao Bella! A Beauty Event

Ciao Bella! A Beauty Event
06:00 pm - 05/04/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Join us for a night of glamour! Come and take a makeup class with Italy’s highest and most prestigious makeup line, Diego della Palma. This top cosmetic line is...

Kids in the Kitchen: Dolci per la Mamma - Cuore d’amore (Linzer

Kids in the Kitchen: Dolci per la Mamma - Cuore d’amore (Linzer
02:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Let’s thank our moms in a very special way by creating beautiful heart- shaped tarts. What better way to thank your extraordinary mom than gifting her with a dessert...

Out of Rushmore’s Shadow: The Luigi Del Bianco Story

Out of Rushmore’s Shadow: The Luigi Del Bianco Story
07:30 pm - 05/11/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Using details from his new book, Lou Del Bianco, tells of his unique contribution to the carving of our nation’s greatest memorial, Mount Ruhsmore. Mr. Del Bianco...

Famous Italian Women Through the Centuries

Famous Italian Women Through the Centuries
10:30 am - 05/12/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

We will discuss the lives of several women who made major contributions to their fields of expertise, despite the difficulties and prejudices they faced. Included...

Evening Film: Io non ho Paura (I’m Not Scared)

Evening Film: Io non ho Paura (I’m Not Scared)
07:00 pm - 05/17/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

A young boy finds a hole in the ground one day, and inside discovers the secrets of a horrible crime. Movie is in Italian with English subtitles. Members free, Non-Members...

Genealogy Research Info Session 5

Genealogy Research Info Session 5
11:00 am - 05/19/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

This info session will help Members understand how to use the genealogy research software. After a short training session, Members will visit the library to use...

Adult Cooking Class: Apulian Street Food (sgalgiozze, popizze e

Adult Cooking Class: Apulian Street Food (sgalgiozze, popizze e
12:00 pm - 05/19/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Get acquainted with Apulian street food, sgalgiozze, popizze e rustico leccese, to name a few. Inspired by our upcoming summer trip to Puglia, these traditional...

Salute! A Wine Tasting Tour of Italy

Salute! A Wine Tasting Tour of Italy
06:00 pm - 06/05/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Celebrate the regions of Italy with world-renowned wine expert, Kevin Zraly, during this walk-around tasting featuring the red and white wines of Tuscany, Veneto,...

Past Events

Marco: The Rise of a Singing Superstar

Marco: The Rise of a Singing Superstar
07:30 pm - 02/16/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Tenor Phil Tropea will be discussing his novel, “Marco”. Tropea made his debut in Carnegie Hall and produced and hosted an Italian musical radio program, ‘Mattinata’,...

Ol’ Blue Eyes: Frank Sinatra’s Musical Journey

Ol’ Blue Eyes: Frank Sinatra’s Musical Journey
07:00 pm - 02/15/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

A one-hour video presentation spotlighting classic live performances of great standards as only “Ol’ Blue Eyes” could sing them. Sinatra will be featured in...

Adult Cooking Class: Cannoli Siciliani

Adult Cooking Class: Cannoli Siciliani
02:00 pm - 02/13/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Who doesn’t love an authentic Sicilian cannolo? Come join us in the kitchen to create delectable cannoli shells with a magnificent sweet ricotta filling. While...

Genealogy Research Info Session 1

Genealogy Research Info Session 1
10:30 am - 02/13/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

This info session will help Members understand how to use the genealogy research software. After a short training session, Members will visit the library to use...

Kids in the Kitchen: Chiacchiere per Carnevale

Kids in the Kitchen: Chiacchiere per Carnevale
02:00 pm - 02/10/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Chiacchiere (also called crostoli, frappe, and cenci) are Italian fried dough in ribbon-like shapes. Sprinkled with powdered sugar, chiacchiere are traditionally...

Garibaldi: The Life of a Hero

Garibaldi: The Life of a Hero
10:30 am - 02/10/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

We will discuss the life of one of Italy's most famous heroes, and the important role he played in the unification of Italy, his interesting connection with the...

From the Colosseum to the Catacombs

From the Colosseum to the Catacombs
07:00 pm - 02/02/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Travel back in time in this engaging lecture covering the splendors of Ancient Rome! Enjoy the unique opportunity to touch and interact with authentic 2,500-year-old...

Italy Trip Info Session 2

Italy Trip Info Session 2
07:30 pm - 01/31/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Professor Joseph N. Spedaliere and a representative from Central Holiday Tours will discuss in detail the arrangements of this memorable and historic trip to the...

Cappelletti in Brodo

Cappelletti in Brodo
12:00 pm - 01/23/2018

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

The recipe of Cappelletti in Brodo is a classic recipe from Emilia Romagna. Learn how to make these little pasta cushions stuffed with cheese and enjoy them on a...

Tombola Night! #2

Tombola Night! #2
07:00 pm - 12/16/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Celebrate the Holiday Season with this fun, classic, Italian game night! Enjoy desserts and wine as you play for the chance to win various raffle prizes. By popular...

Kids in the Kitchen: Struffoli!

Kids in the Kitchen: Struffoli!
02:00 pm - 12/16/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Struffoli is a Neapolitan dish made of deep fried balls of dough about the size of marbles. Crunchy on the outside and light inside, struffoli are mixed with honey...

Tombola Night! #1

Tombola Night! #1
07:00 pm - 12/15/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Celebrate the Holiday Season with this fun, classic, Italian game night! Enjoy desserts and wine as you play for the chance to win various raffle prizes. By popular...

Adult Cooking Class: Cappelletti in Brodo

Adult Cooking Class: Cappelletti in Brodo
02:00 pm - 12/09/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

The recipe of Cappelletti in Brodo is a classic of Italian cuisine. Learn how to make them from scrath and enjoy them for the Holidays! Presented by Cathy Blanco....

Highlights of Naples

Highlights of Naples
10:30 am - 12/09/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Learn about the many interesting places of Naples. From the Port, the Bay, Mt. Vesuvius, the Cloisters of Santa Chiara, the Archeology Museum, which is considered...

Voce D'Angelo: The Artistry of Renata Rebaldi

Voce D'Angelo: The Artistry of Renata Rebaldi
07:00 pm - 12/07/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

A one-hour video presentation in celebration of the beloved soprano from Italy that thrilled audiences throughout the world with her beautiful and highly expressive...

Genealogy Research Info Session

Genealogy Research Info Session
10:30 am - 12/05/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

This info session will help members understand how to use the genealogy research software. After a short training session, Members will visit the library to use...

The Art of the Figure: Italian Masters & Modern Artists

The Art of the Figure: Italian Masters & Modern Artists
07:00 pm - 12/01/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Great artworks representing the human figure by Italian masters like Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Modigliani, and Botticelli will be presented and compared...

Naples Underground

Naples Underground
10:30 am - 11/25/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

A Brief History of Naples from its early origins through WWII. Explore the underground where thousands of Neapolitans took shelter for many months, as well as the...

Kids in the Kitchen: Anginetti

Kids in the Kitchen: Anginetti
02:00 pm - 11/18/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Anginetti, or Italian Lemon Drop cookies, are soft and light pillows of goodness. These are the Italian cookies everyone sees on holiday trays and at Italian weddings. Our...

Presepio Opening

Presepio Opening
07:30 pm - 11/17/2017

At Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Our Presepio is back and better than ever! Join us for the unveiling of our newly refurbished, handcrafted, authentic Neapolitan Presepio. The largest in the country,...

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