Pay-What-You-Wish Presidents' Day
The Museum is OPEN and
PAY-WHAT-YOU-WISH in celebration of Presidents’ Day!
Celebrate the founders and leaders of our nation by exploring the challenges
and blessings of freedom, religious liberty, and equality for all, with:
cherry pies from the
Museum Café. Grab an individual kosher cherry pie, while supplies last!
- Two special exhibitions, Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow:
Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges and Jewish Artists in America 1925-1945: Selections from the
Collection of Steven and Stephanie Wasser.
- The historic 1790 correspondence
between President George Washington and the Hebrew Congregation in
Newport, Rhode Island. Next to
the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, it may be the most
important 337 words in American history. Explore the documents in an
interactive and view Washington’s original letter, only on display from
Tuesday, February 12 – Sunday, February 24.
of a leader” - an
interactive experience where children can create their own
self-portraits or portraits of anyone who they think is a great leader. A
prompt on the table will let families know that if they bring their
portraits to the store, they will receive a small goodie and have the
opportunity to scan their portrait for the Museum’s flickr site!
led in-gallery discussions
will be available throughout the day in the Museum’s core exhibition about
the role American Jews have played in American democracy and politics.
Russian-language tours will
be offered at 11:30 am and 2 pm. Limit 15 people. First come, first serve.
No advance tickets needed, please just check in at the Admissions Desk upon
arrival. Click here
for more information about visiting the Museum.