OSDIA National Office visiting the Robert A. Facchina Italian American Museum of DC

On October 28th, the OSDIA national office in Washington had the special privilege of being given a tour of the Robert A. Facchina Italian American Museum of DC (IAMDC), a part of the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center. Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center President & CEO Francesco Isgrò walked OSDIA staff through various exhibits which featured such subjects as the history of Italian American immigrants in the nation's capital, artifacts from the century-long history of the Holy Rosary Church, and an art exhibit featuring the work of local artists. 

The mission of the CISC's  Robert A. Facchina Italian American Museum of Washington DC (IAMDC) is to collect, display and preserve  artifacts, as well as oral histories that portray the lives, struggles and achievements of Italian immigrants to the Washington DC area, and to educate the public at large about the contributions of Italians and Italian Americans to the physical and cultural landscape of greater Washington DC.  The IAMDC is owned and operated by the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center Inc. 

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