Visit us At 5th and Market Streets on Independence Mall


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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Grateful Dead Yoga

Grateful Dead Yoga

Wednesday, October 5 at 6:00 pm

Free with Museum admission. Space is limited, so first come, first served. Please bring your own mat. 

Join Philly Yoga Factory for an all-levels yoga class taught to the tunes of The Grateful Dead and other legendary bands from the 60s and 70s. 

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Second Sunday Family Corner


Second Sunday Family Corner

Second Sunday Family Activities

Sunday, October 9, 2016 • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free with Museum admission

Join us for a rocking day of family fun. Explore the special exhibition with a family guide or join a family friendly tour. Partake in many rocking activities including musical games and music lessons. Make your own instruments in our arts and crafts corner, or enjoy Grateful Dead and Friends, Family Friendly Yoga from 10:30 -12:30.

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Oct 19

Dreamers and Doers: Larry Magid

Lectures & Discussions

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Dreamers and Doers: Larry Magid

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
6-7 pm Meet-and-greet-reception
7-8 pm Program

Can't make it in person? Watch tonight's program here at 7 pm!

$18/$15 Members

Join Larry Magid, legendary concert and tour promoter and Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, as he shares personal insights into his six decades in the music industry that began on the street corners of West Philadelphia and left an indelible mark on concert his

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Oct 20

The Holocaust: History and Memory

Books & Writers, Lectures & Discussions

The Holocaust: History and Memory

Carroll Weinberg Memorial Lecture

Thursday, October 20 at 6:30 pm

$12/Free for NMAJH members and FPRI members at the $100 level

To recieve your FPRI member code, please contact Payton Windell at or (215) 732-3774 x122.

Renowned historian Jeremy Black (University of Exeter), Senior Fellow at FPRI, will discuss his new book, and explain how the Holocaust has been remembered and misremembered since WWII. 

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Oct 27

Grahame Lesh: Growing Up Grateful Dead

Concerts & Performances, Exhibitions

Grahame Lesh

Grahame Lesh: Growing Up Grateful Dead

Sneak Peek Series with the Ardmore Music Hall

Thursday, October 27 at 2 pm

$10/Free for NMAJH and Ardmore Music Hall Members
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Join Grahame Lesh, son of Grateful Dead bassist, Phil Lesh, for an acoustic performance filled with stories of growing up around the Grateful Dead and how Bill Graham impacted his life.

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