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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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Jun 1

Free Admission on the Anniversary of Justice Louis Brandeis' Confirmation

Other

Free Admission on the Anniversary of Justice Louis Brandeis' Confirmation

Thursday, June 1
10am-5pm

Enjoy free admission to the Museum on select historic anniversaries throughout the run of the special exhibition, 1917: How One Year Changed the World.

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Jun 2

Free First Friday

Other

Free First Friday

Friday, June 2

10am-5pm

Enjoy free admission to the Museum on the first Fridays of each month throughout the run of the special exhibition, 1917: How One Year Changed the World (on view through July 16).

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Jun 3
Jun 4
Jun 5
Jun 6

“My Home, My History”

Family-friendly

“My Home, My History”

Tuesday, June 6 5:30pm-7:30pm

Free


Please join us in congratulating Esperanza Academy students as they share their family and community stories in the bilingual exhibition “My Home, My History” . The exhibition will be in view through July 17.

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Jun 7
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Jun 11

Second Sunday

Family-friendly

Second Sunday

Second Sunday Family Activities

Sunday, June 11, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free with admission



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Jun 12

Marc Blitzstein Historical Marker Dedication

Concerts & Performances, NMAJH in the Community

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music

Marc Blitzstein 1941

Marc Blitzstein Historical Marker Dedication

Monday, June 12 at 11 am
419 Pine Street
FREE and open to the public

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission in partnership with NMAJH and Curtis Institute of Music invites you to the dedication of a state historical marker commemorating composer Marc Blitzstein...

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It's All True: A Play Reading

Concerts & Performances

Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of InterAct Theatre Company 2001

Scott Greer as Orson Wells (center), David Ingram as Marc Blitzstein (left), and David Bardeen as John Houseman (right).

It's All True: A Play Reading

Monday, June 12 at 7 pm


Join InterAct Theatre Company for a one-night only reading at NMAJH about the true story behind Marc Blitzstein's famous musical, The Cradle Will Rock, on its 80th birthday. The all-star cast features Barrymore Award-winner Scott Greer as Orson Welles. 

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Jun 13
Jun 14

Free Admission on Flag Day

Other

Free Admission on Flag Day

Enjoy free admission to the Museum on select historic anniversaries throughout the run of the special exhibition, 1917: How One Year Changed the World.

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Jun 15
Jun 16
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Jun 19

Film Screening: Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria

Films & Filmmakers, Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community

Film Screening: Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria

Monday, June 19

7pm
Free; Registration Required 
Includes a talk back with filmmakers Larry Confino and Lawrence Russo and a light reception

Presented in partnership with the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center

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Jun 20
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Jun 27

From Yiddish Folk to Jazz: An Arts Salon

Concerts & Performances

Andrea Clearfield. Photo by Ryan Collerd. Courtesy of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

From Yiddish Folk to Jazz: An Arts Salon

Tuesday, June 27 at 7 pm


An evening of 1917-inspired dance and music performances curated by award-winning composer and saloniere Andrea Clearfield.

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Jun 28

Free Admission on Anniversary of Treaty of Versailles Signing

Other

Free Admission on Anniversary of Treaty of Versailles Signing

Wednesday, June 28
10am-5pm

Enjoy free admission to the Museum on select historic anniversaries throughout the run of the special exhibition, 1917: How One Year Changed the World.

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Jun 29
Jun 30