Columbus Citizens Foundation Presents: The Art of Being Italian

 
We are pleased to announce that this year’s Columbus Celebration was another incredible success!
 
The 71st Annual Columbus Celebration is nearly here! We are proud to announce this year's Grand Marshal, Alberto Cribiore! Our Honorees this year are Guy Chiarello and Aldo Verrelli
 
This week, NPR's nationally broadcast show, Here & Now, Foundation President Angelo Vivolo shares his opinions on Italian immigration in New York City. In the segment below, Host Jeremy Hobson discusses some of the issues and challenges facing Italian and Mexican immigrants with Mr. Vivolo and Eduardo Penaloza, Executive Director of Mixteca.
 
Karen Lemmey, Ph.D. is a former recipient of the Columbus Citizens Foundation’s Zeffirelli Scholarship Fund for the Arts and is currently the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s curator of sculpture, a position she has held since 2012.
 
We are proud to announce that Luna, the specially cast statue donated by renowned bronzework artist Greg Wyatt, recently sold to benefit the Columbus Citizens Foundation Franco Zeffirelli Scholarship Fund.