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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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Nov 1
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Nov 6

Election Day - Pay What You Wish Admission

Election Day - Pay What You Wish Admission

In honor of Rube Goldberg's political cartoons, the Museum is offering pay-what-you-wish admission. Visit NMAJH before or after the polls!

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Nov 7

GPJFF: Sammy Davis, Jr.

Films & Filmmakers, Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community

GPJFF: Sammy Davis, Jr.

Wednesday, November 7 at 2 pm - SOLD OUT 

At the Museum

Details and tickets available at PJFF.org

Director Samuel Pollard’s intimate portrait of Sammy Davis, Jr. paints a vivid picture of a child prodigy, world-class entertainer, and civil rights activist...

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GPJFF: Who Will Write Our History

Books & Writers, Films & Filmmakers, Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community

GPJFF: Who Will Write Our History

Wednesday, November 7 at 7 pm - SOLD OUT 

At the Museum

Details and tickets available at PJFF.org

Spotlight Film | Philadelphia Premiere
In this powerful documentary from acclaimed director Roberta Grossman (Hava Nagila: The Movie) and executive producer Nancy Spielberg (Above and Beyond)...

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Nov 8

Members' Tour of The Art of Rube Goldberg - SOLD OUT

Exhibitions, Lectures & Discussions, Members Events

Rube Goldberg, Rube Goldberg Inventions United States Postal Service Stamp (included on sheet of "Comic Classics" stamps), date unknown. Sheet of USPS stamps. Artwork Copyright © Rube Goldberg Inc. All Rights Reserved. RUBE GOLDBERG ® is a registered trademark of Rube Goldberg Inc. All materials used with permission. www.rubegoldberg.com

Members' Tour of The Art of Rube Goldberg - SOLD OUT

Members' Tour of The Art of Rube Goldberg
Thursday, November 8 at 11 am
Free for Members

Members at all levels are invited to attend a private, curator-led tour of The Art ofRube Goldberg with Dr. Josh Perelman, Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Interpretation.

Additional Members' Curator Tour dates to be announced. For more information, contact membership@nmajh.org or 215-923-3811 ext.106

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Extended Hours while Cartoonists Run Amok

Books & Writers, Exhibitions, Family-friendly

Extended Hours while Cartoonists Run Amok

Thursday, November 8
5 - 8 pm | Pay What You Wish!


The Museum is open late with special hours in honor of The Art of Rube Goldberg.  Celebrated illustrators from the National Cartoonists Society will set up shop in the Museum lobby...

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Young Friends Curated Cocktails: Rube Goldberg Edition

Exhibitions, Members Events

Young Friends Curated Cocktails: Rube Goldberg Edition

Thursday, November 8, 6-8PM
Free for Young Friends of NMAJH Members / $12 for Non-members
Tickets on sale now!

Explore our special exhibition, The Art of Rube Goldberg, in a relaxed, after-hours context. We'll provide the exclusive content, snacks, and beverages, and you provide the conversation. A NMAJH Curator will lead a brief talk.

In Partnership with the Emerging Leaders Circle of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

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Nov 9
Nov 10
Nov 11

The Arnold and Esther Tuzman Memorial HOLOCAUST TEACH-IN

Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community

Image courtesy of Gratz College

The Arnold and Esther Tuzman Memorial HOLOCAUST TEACH-IN

Sunday, November 11, 1:45 - 5:30 pm
Gratz College

Experience an afternoon learning about Holocaust and genocide studies at Gratz College.

Professional development available for PA and NJ teachers and CLE for attorneys

Click here for more information and to register.

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Nov 12

Eat, Drink & Be Giving

Concerts & Performances, Exhibitions, NMAJH in the Community

Eat, Drink & Be Giving

Monday, November 12, 2018
5:30 - 8:00 pm | At the Museum

All tickets $50 |
Register by November 5!
All event proceeds benefit MANNA

Sample new interpretations of yummy holiday favorites from the area's special events experts....

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Nov 13
Nov 14

GPJFF: My Dear Children

Films & Filmmakers, Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community

GPJFF: My Dear Children

Wednesday, November 7 at 2 pm

At the Museum
Details and tickets available at PJFF.org

Philadelphia Premiere
It was in the Pale of Settlement that Feiga Shamis handwrote a 174-page letter to her children explaining why she had made the devastating choice she did to ensure their survival...

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GPJFF: Heather Booth

Films & Filmmakers, Lectures & Discussions, NMAJH in the Community

GPJFF: Heather Booth

Wednesday, November 7 at 7 pm

At the Museum
Details and tickets available at PJFF.org

From her early influences growing up on an Israeli kibbutz to her first experiences as a Civil Rights activist in Mississippi at the age of 18, Heather Booth spent the next five decades of her prolific career as a political organizer, educator, and leader...

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Nov 22

Happy Thanksgiving

Photograph from Robert David's Bar Mitzvah photo album, 1962. National Museum of American Jewish History, 2006.1.2867. Peter H. Schweitzer Collection of Jewish Americana.

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from NMAJH! Please note, the Museum is closed today and will re-open tomorrow, Friday, November 23 at 10am.

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Nov 29

Corporate Partners Breakfast

Exhibitions, Members Events

Corporate Partners Breakfast

Corporate Partners are invited to join us for breakfast and an exclusive, before hours tour of the Museum’s current special exhibition, The Art of Rube Goldberg.

To register, click here.
For questions, contact Paige Randazzo at prandazzo@nmajh.org or 215.923.3811 ext. 109.

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Nov 30