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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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Celebrating July 4th at NMAJH

Family-friendly

Photo Credit: Matthew Christopher

Celebrating July 4th at NMAJH

Thursday, July 4
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Pay what you wish

Pick up a booklet at the Information desk for a Self-Guided Family Tour booklet, good for families of all ages.

11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm
4th floor Revolution Gallery
Spotlight talk and conversation featuring American Jews and the Revolutionary War.

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Jul 5
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Jul 9

Illustrating Childhood: The History of Children's Book Illustration in the United States

Lectures & Discussions

Jessie Willcox Smith, "Beauty and the Beast," from The Now-a-day Fairy Book by Anna Alice Cooper. NY:Dodd, Mead & Co., 1911.

Illustrating Childhood: The History of Children's Book Illustration in the United States

Tuesdays, July 9 and 16
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

$60/$45 Members
Purchase Member tickets
Purchase Non-member tickets

Over the course of three sessions, the Illustrating Childhood course will review the history of children's book illustration from the nineteenth century through the present...

Click here for more informationEvent type:Lectures & Discussions


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Jul 16

Illustrating Childhood: The History of Children's Book Illustration in the United States

Lectures & Discussions

Jessie Willcox Smith, "Beauty and the Beast," from The Now-a-day Fairy Book by Anna Alice Cooper. NY:Dodd, Mead & Co., 1911.

Illustrating Childhood: The History of Children's Book Illustration in the United States

Tuesdays, July 9 and 16
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


$60/$45 Members
Purchase Member tickets
Purchase Non-member tickets

Over the course of three sessions, the Illustrating Childhood course will review the history of children's book illustration from the nineteenth century through the present...

Click here for more informationEvent type:Lectures & Discussions


Jul 17
Jul 18

Opening Reception for "The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats"

Exhibitions, Family-friendly, Members Events

Ezra Jack Keats, “Crunch, crunch, crunch, his feet sank into the snow.” Final illustration for The Snowy Day, 1962. Collage and paint on board. Ezra Jack Keats Papers, de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi. Copyright Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.

Opening Reception for "The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats"

Thursday, July 18
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Open to Members and Donors
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

FREE
RSVP to Julie Howard Taylor, jtaylor@nmajh.org, (215) 923-3811 x 104.

The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats is the first major exhibition in this country to pay tribute to award-winning author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats (1916–1983), whose...


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Jul 25

A Midsummer's Eve: Celebrating Life, Love, and Tu B'Av

Members Events, Other

A Midsummer's Eve: Celebrating Life, Love, and Tu B'Av

Thursday, July 25 

7 - 10pm

Join the Museum’s Young Friends as they present “A Midsummer’s Eve,” an evening social.  In celebration of Tu B’Av, commonly viewed as the Jewish holiday of love, enjoy a beautiful night on our fifth floor and terrace. 

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