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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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Mar 1

Bernstein, Identity, and A Quiet Place

Books & Writers, Concerts & Performances, Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions

Leonard Bernstein conducting the Curtis Symphony Orchestra in 1984, in a 60th-anniversary concert at the Academy of Music. Photo by Susan Starr, courtesy of Curtis Archives

Bernstein, Identity, and A Quiet Place

Thursday, March 1 at 7:30 pm
At the Museum 
FREE with advance registration 

Reserve NMAJH Member tickets
Reserve Non-member tickets


Join the Curtis Institute of Music, Opera Philadelphia, and NMAJH for a conversation about how Leonard Bernstein’s identity shaped A Quiet Place. Featuring Pulitzer Prize and Grammy-winning composer, Jennifer Higdon, with....

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Mar 13

Bernstein Celebration with Steinway

Concerts & Performances, Exhibitions, NMAJH in the Community

Bernstein Celebration with Steinway

Tuesday, March 13

6 - 8pm
By invitation only 
Steinway Hall, New York City

Cocktail party and live musical performance in celebration of the National Museum of American Jewish History’s forthcoming original exhibition Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music.

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Mar 14

Opening Reception: Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music

Exhibitions, Family-friendly, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

Opening Reception: Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music

Wednesday, March 14

6-8pm
SOLD OUT!

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Mar 15

Members Preview: Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music

Exhibitions, Members Events

Members Preview: Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music

Thursday, March 15

12 - 4pm

No crowds, all Bernstein! After you view the exhibition, stop by the cafe for coffee and snacks. No RSVP necessary.

Check out our programs calendar for more events related to Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music. And remember, you always receive free or discounted tickets to programs as a Member.

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Mar 16
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Mar 20

Scientific Perspectives on Jewish Mating

Books & Writers, Lectures & Discussions

Scientific Perspectives on Jewish Mating

Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30 pm
Cancelled due to inclement weather

Scholars and geneticists explore historical and current trends in marriage and reproductive patterns in the global Jewish community. 

Presented with Penn’s Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. 

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Mar 21
Mar 22
Mar 23

Corporate Partners Breakfast + Tour

Exhibitions, Members Events

Photo Credit: Jessi Melcer

Corporate Partners Breakfast + Tour

Friday, March 23

Open to current and prospective Corporate Partners

Includes a private tour of original special exhibition, Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music

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Mar 24
Mar 25
Mar 26

6th Annual Freedom Seder Revisited

6th Annual Freedom Seder Revisited

Monday, March 26 at 6:30 pm  
Tickets on Sale Now!

An evening of commemoration, stories, and a community exploration of freedom in America, inspired by the original 1969 Freedom Seder.

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Mar 27
Mar 28

Members' Curator Tour: Leonard Bernstein

Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

Members' Curator Tour: Leonard Bernstein

Wednesday, March 28 at 11am
SOLD OUT


Experience Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music through the lens of its curator, Ivy Weingram.

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