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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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May 1

Dreamers and Doers: Dr. Kathy Fields

Lectures & Discussions

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Dreamers and Doers: Dr. Kathy Fields

Monday, May 1 at 7 pm

$18/$15 Members
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Join Dr. Kathy Fields, world-renowned dermatologist and co-founder of Proactiv® Solution and Rodan + Fields® skincare brands, as she shares personal insights...

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May 2
May 3

Members' Night at the Theater: Jerry's Girls

Concerts & Performances, Family-friendly, Members Events, NMAJH in the Community

Members' Night at the Theater: Jerry's Girls

Wednesday, May 3
7:30pm
Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street

Join your fellow members for an evening with the music of Jerry Herman and you too will cheer for Broadway's electrifying tribute to this all-American master of song. 

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May 4
May 5

Free First Friday

Other

Free First Friday

Friday, May 5
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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May 6
May 7

Then and Now: How 1917 Changed the World

Lectures & Discussions

Then and Now: How 1917 Changed the World

Sunday, May 7 at 2 pm


$10/FREE for NMAJH and AJHS Members and PennCard holders

Leading scholars discuss the interconnectedness and contemporary resonance of the major world events of 1917 and the themes of immigration, revolution, and Zionism.

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May 8
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May 10
May 11

Alon Ben-Gurion: Reflections of my Grandfather

Lectures & Discussions

Alon Ben-Gurion: Reflections of my Grandfather

Thursday, May 11 at 7:30 pm
SOLD OUT


Join Alon Ben-Gurion, grandson of the first prime minister of Israel, as he reflects on the life of his grandfather, David Ben-Gurion.

In partnership with American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev – Mid-Atlantic Region

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Free Admission in Honor of Irving Berlin's Birthday

Other

Free Admission in Honor of Irving Berlin's Birthday

Thursday, May 11
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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May 12
May 13
May 14

Second Sunday

Family-friendly
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Second Sunday

Second Sunday Family Activities

Sunday, May 14, 2017
10:00 am – 3:00 pm


Free with Museum admission

Explore the Museum with a focus on women in history learn some cool facts about some cool ladies.

In our hands-on Family Nook, read stories and make arts and crafts projects (that make great gifts for Mom or anyone else important in your life!). Our celebration is family-friendly and suited for children of all ages.



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May 15
May 16

Evolution of Jewish Cooking in America

Books & Writers

Evolution of Jewish Cooking in America

Tuesday, May 16 at 7 pm

SOLD OUT - TUNE INTO THE FACEBOOK LIVE BROADCAST

Featuring Michael Solomonov, who just won the James Beard Foundation's top chef award, as well as...

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Curator Tour: 2nd Floor: Choices and Challenges of Freedom, 1945 - Today

Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

Camp Boiberik. Gift of Sidney Berg.

Curator Tour: 2nd Floor: Choices and Challenges of Freedom, 1945 - Today

Tuesday, May 16

10am
Free + Exclusively for Members

Join Chief Registrar and Associate Curator Claire Pingel for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum's second floor.

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May 17
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May 24
May 25
May 26

Celebrating Immigrant Families

Celebrating Immigrant Families

Friday, May 26 10am-3pm

Free with Museum Admission

Join us for the Family Day celebrating immigrant families!  Participate in interactive guided tours or self-guided activity, enjoy story and play time, and find creative expression in arts and crafts. An open door for all, NMAJH brings to life the stories of Jews in America and invites all families to share their own.

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