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Programs

We’re having an idea party, and you’re invited.

Whether we’re discussing history or new ideas, the meaning of freedom or the joys and challenges of being who you are in today’s America, join us for an ever-changing roster of dynamic programming that brings the museum and exhibitions to life.

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Film: Persona Non Grata

Films & Filmmakers

Still from Persona Non Grata

Film: Persona Non Grata

Sunday, February 12 at 2 pm


$10/Free for NMAJH and JACL Members

Join us for the Philadelphia premiere of Persona Non Grata (Japan, 2015, 139 min.) with director Cellin Gluck in attendance.

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2nd Sunday Sensory Friendly Family Program

Family-friendly

2nd Sunday Sensory Friendly Family Program

Sunday, February 12
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Join us for a sensory family-friendly Sunday! Spend your day in the Museum and escape the cold: snuggle up with a book by Zach O'Hora in our reading corner, explore our exhibits, and let your creativity flow with arts and crafts projects. Activities suitable for kids of all ages and abilities!

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One Book One Philadelphia Docent/Member Book Club

Books & Writers

Photo Credit: Shirley Brown

One Book One Philadelphia Docent/Member Book Club

February 12, 2-3:30pm
Free

We will discuss this year’s selection of One Book One Philadelphia The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon.

Presented with Shirley Brown, Co-Director of the Philadelphia Writing Project.

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Feb 20

Presidents Day at NMAJH

Family-friendly

Presidents Day at NMAJH

10am-5pm
FREE


Join us for a special Family Day honoring our nation’s presidents. Explore an original letter written by George Washington to the Jewish community (on view at the Museum) and write your own letter to the president at the Freedom Family Presidential Corner. Join us for crafts and story time and a sensory-friendly access program for children, teens, and adults of all abilities, in partnership with JCHAI and jkidphilly. You might meet George Washington himself, he promised to stop by and say hello.

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Feb 21
Feb 22

Seinfeldia

Books & Writers

Seinfeldia

Wednesday, February 22 at 7 pm



With Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of the New York Times bestseller, Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything.

Photo credit: Simon & Schuster

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Feb 23
Feb 24
Feb 25

And Their Voices Cry Freedom: A Free Musical Museum Crawl

Concerts & Performances

And Their Voices Cry Freedom: A Free Musical Museum Crawl

Saturday, February 25 

Sold Out!

1:30 PM: African American Museum in Philadelphia
Fannie Lou Hamer, for string quartet and vocalist

3:00 PM: National Museum of American Jewish History
A Star for Anne, for string quartet and narrator

Audience is invited to attend both back-to-back performances at AAMP and NMAJH, with time for conversation and a 2-block walk between museums. Museum admission free with Eventbrite ticket.

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Feb 26
Feb 27

An Evening with Groucho - Members only trip to Walnut Street Theatre

Concerts & Performances, Members Events, NMAJH in the Community

An Evening with Groucho - Members only trip to Walnut Street Theatre

Monday, February 27

8pm
$40 - Members Only
Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street

For One Night Only! Frank Ferrante in An Evening with Groucho

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Feb 28

Community Panel on Greater Inclusion for Individuals with Autism to mark Jewish Disability Awareness

Lectures & Discussions

Community Panel on Greater Inclusion for Individuals with Autism to mark Jewish Disability Awareness

Tuesday, February 28
4pm-6pm
FREE


Join us for an engaging community panel and book discussion about Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the 2017 selection for One Book, One Philadelphia. In this now-classic novel, a young teenager sets out to learn who murdered his neighbor’s dog, but ends up learning more about himself and his community. This panel discussion will focus on how we can all be more welcoming and accessible to autistic people, in the classroom and in other settings.

In partnership with JCHAI and The Whole Community Inclusion, and One Book One Philadelphia

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