Visit us At 5th and Market Streets on Independence Mall


Independence Day at NMAJH

Tuesday, July 4th
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Come celebrate Independence Day with NMAJH! Explore how our leaders impacted American history, American society, and the American Jewish Community. Explore an original letter written by George Washington to the Jewish Community of Newport, Rhode Island, and enjoy interactive gallery talks, story time, and Independence Day arts and crafts projects. All ages are welcome.

Schedule of Activities:

Watch the parade from our 5th floor terrace

Freedom Family Corner
Drop in arts and crafts and play zone

Canvas Painting with Color-Me-Mine Art Studio
Drop in to paint your own souvenir canvas flag

Time: TBD
Meet and Greet George Washington
Listen to stories of the American Revolution by President Washington himself, brought to life by a historical impersonator.

Time: TBD
Meet and Greet Eva Baen
Talk with a costumed impersonator portraying a young Jewish woman who came to Phialdelphia in 1913. Look for Eva's artifacts on the 3rd floor.
In partnership with Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

Event type:Family-friendly