The Case of the Italian-Canadian Museum is Presented during the Project Vaughan 2 Conference at York University.
The experiences of this young museum were shared at the conference entitled Connecting Communities; Culture, Citizenship, and Participation. The conference was co-produced by: Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies, Founder’s College, York University, and the City of Vaughan. Vice-President of the Museum, Sabrina Di Marco, and its Curator/Manager, Lucy Di Pietro, presented the Italian-Canadian Museum’s achievements, challenges and opportunities ahead. It compared and contrasted against other culturally driven museums such as the: the Ontario Jewish Archives, the Ukrainian Museum, St. Mark’s Coptic Museum, the Gendai Gallery at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, and the Canadian Museum of Hindu Civilization.