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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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Members Quarterly Book Club

Members Quarterly Book Club

Sunday, September 7, 11am - 12:30pm


Join fellow NMAJH Members to discuss Gary Shteyngart's Little Failure.  Shirley Brown, Co-Director of the Philadelphia Writing Project, will facilitate the discussion. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided.

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Grandparents Day

Family-friendly

Grandparents Day

Sunday, September 7th from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

FREE for grandparents and children 12 and under

Grandmothers, bubbies*, and nanas! Grandfathers, zadies*, and pops! Grab your grandkids for a day of fun at the Museum. Explore Chasing Dreams, take a journey through time in our interactive, family-friendly permanent exhibition, participate in a Spotlight Talk, watch a film, or read a story together in a cozy spot. Release your creative spirit with Chasing Dreams-themed arts and crafts and have fun outside with special activities on the Museum Plaza. 

*Grandma and Grandpa in Yiddish.   

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Sep 8
Sep 9
Sep 10

IN THE COMMUNITY: Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn

Books & Writers, NMAJH in the Community

IN THE COMMUNITY: Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn

Wednesday, September 10

5:30 pm   Reception
6:00 pm   Program (including book signing)

At the American Philosophical Society
Benjamin Franklin Hall, 427 Chestnut Street

FREE
RSVP here or call (215) 440 3400

Amanda Gefter is a physics writer and consultant for New Scientist magazine, where...

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Sep 14

Family Films: Rookie of the Year

Exhibitions, Family-friendly, Films & Filmmakers

© 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Family Films: Rookie of the Year

Sunday, September 14 at 1:00 pm

FREE with Museum Admission

Join us throughout baseball season for a cinema series filled with baseball classics, documentaries, and family films that examine, commemorate, and celebrate America’s love of the game.


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Members Only Mural Arts Trolley Tour

Members Events

Photo Credit: Jack Ramsdale

Members Only Mural Arts Trolley Tour

Sunday, September 14 at 11:00am


$36 for Members/$50 for Non-Members Guests of Members

This sports-themed trolley tour will complement the Museum's special exhibition, Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American.

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Second Sunday Family Corner

Family-friendly

Second Sunday Family Corner

FREE with Museum admission and children 12 and under are free. 

Every second Sunday of the month, the Museum offers family friendly activities that involve interactive gallery exploration, story time, and arts & crafts. Activities are developed with multigenerational groups in mind and are fun for kids and adults alike.

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Sep 15
Sep 16

The Search for the Rosenberg Diary: Inside the Mind of a Nazi Perpetrator

Lectures & Discussions

One of the more than 400 loose leaf pages from the diary of Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg. Photo credit: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Search for the Rosenberg Diary: Inside the Mind of a Nazi Perpetrator

Tuesday, September 16 at 7:00 pm

FREE; Registration required
Reserve Member tickets
Reserve Non-member tickets

Presented by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

After a relentless 17-year search for Alfred Rosenberg’s diary, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum  reveals the significance of this latest acquisition to its permanent collection by taking you into the mind of a major Nazi ideologue, who ...

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Sep 17
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Sep 21

Writing Baseball

Books & Writers, Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions

Book cover: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Writing Baseball

Sunday, September 21 at 2:00 pm

Individual Tickets: $12/$10 Members
Series: $45/$36 Members

Registration required
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What happens when baseball leaves the field and swirls around in the imaginations of great writers? This conversation seeks to understand the journey of baseball from the field to the page, where...

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