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Celebrating July 4th at NMAJH

Thursday, July 4
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pay what you wish

Pick up a booklet at the information desk for a Self-Guided Family Tour booklet, good for families of all ages.

11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm
4th floor Revolution Gallery
Spotlight talk and conversation featuring American Jews and the Revolutionary War.

11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm
4th floor Freedom Experience
Read or listen to a story at the Revolutionary Story Reading Corner.

11:30 am to 2:30 pm while supplies last
Classrooms and Concourse
Dive into arts and crafts projects! Illustrate what freedom means to you. Projects include flag making, decorating a patriotic pin and more. 

10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Declare your freedom using a quill on parchment.

10:00 am to 1:00 pm
3rd floor Freedom Experience
Interact with current artists-in-residence and acclaimed Philadelphia-based artists Keir Johnston and Ernel Martinez as they develop their project Hemmed Up. Hand-stitch your own pieces of fabric which will be incorporated into their textile-based installation, Hemmed Up: Stories through Textiles (July 9 – August 25).

Event type:Family-friendly