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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Independence Day


Independence Day

Monday, 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 tours, story time, and Independence Day arts and crafts projects

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Jul 10

Second Sunday Family Corner


Second Sunday Family Corner

Second Sunday Family Activities

Sunday, July 10 • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free with Museum admission

Celebrate America and get out of the sun for a fun day at the museum! Read a Book and do some crafts in our family corner and enjoy the day!

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Jul 11
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Jul 13

Café Conversation: "America's Newest Jews"

Books & Writers, Lectures & Discussions

Café Conversation: "America's Newest Jews"

Wednesday, July 13 at 6 pm

Included with pay-what-you-wish admission
No advance registration required

Helen Kiyong Kim and Noah Samuel Leavitt, husband and wife team from Whitman College, will discuss their new book, JewAsian: Race, Religion and Identity for America's Newest Jews. Books available for sale and signing.

Click here for more informationEvent type:Books & Writers, Lectures & Discussions

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Jul 17

Community Painting Day

Family-friendly, NMAJH in the Community

Community Painting Day

Sunday, July 17, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In preparation for Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution, showing at the Museum from September 16 to January 16, 2017, NMAJH and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program will collaborate on decorating a classic 1979 VW Bus.

Click here for more informationEvent type:Family-friendly, NMAJH in the Community

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Jul 20

Faces of Migration: Screening and Celebration

Exhibitions, Other

Faces of Migration: Screening and Celebration

Wednesday, July 20 at 6 pm

At the Museum

Free; advance registration requested
Reserve Member tickets
Reserve Non-member tickets

Join the Museum’s OPEN for Interpretation artist-in-residence JJ Tiziou for an inside look at Faces of Migration, a photography installation featuring community portraits from Philadelphians across the city who have experienced migration or displacement directly or in some generation in their families.

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Jul 21

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

Members Events

Photo Credit: Matthew Christopher Photography

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

Thursday, July 21

8 - 11pm
$40/$30 Young Friends Members

Join us for the Young Friends' annual summer fete! Dress in all white and share a cocktail with us on ourterrace overlooking Independence Mall. We'll have a DJ, sweet treats, and a great party.

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