National Museum of American Jewish History

Established in 1976, and situated on Philadelphia's Independence Mall, the National Museum of  American Jewish History is the only Museum in the nation dedicated exclusively to exploring and interpreting the American Jewish experience.

The NMAJH was originally founded by

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Rare Costume and Stage Designs from Banned Soviet Theatrical Production on Display Till-Nov. 4 The Santa Monica College Emeritus Art Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of rare costume and stage designs created by Katya Kompaneyets with Georgian artist and political satirist Tengiz Mirzashvili for (more...)

Las Desaparecidas de Ciudad Juárez: A Homage to the Missing and Murdered Girls of Juárez

Diane Kahlo's Las Desaparecidas de Ciudad Jon view at Fleisher beginning September 4 Fleisher Art Memorial will present artist Diane Kahlo's compelling memorial to the more than 1,000 missing and murdered women of CiudadJuárez, Mexico. A testament to the epidemic of violence against young women in the city just across (more...)

The Wrath of the Gods: Masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo, and Titian

September 12-December 6, 2015 Gallery 155 This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present The Wrath of the Gods: Masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo, and Titian. The exhibition focuses on one of the finest works by the great Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640),Prometheus Bound. This ambitious, large-scale painting, described by the artist (more...)

Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting

June 24–September 13, 2015 “If you see only one exhibition this year—make it this one” -- Daily Telegraph (London) Tickets for the acclaimed exhibition Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting, which is making its only U.S. stop in Philadelphia this summer, will be on sale in April. The exhibition will be presented at the Philadelphia (more...)

Philadelphia Marks 2015 With New Exhibits, Anniversaries & The Pope

Tall Ships, World Meeting Of Families, Alice In Wonderland & Other Events Dot The Calendar With 2015 comes plenty of reasons for visitors to plan a trip to Philadelphia. In fact, The New York Timesranked Philly in the #3 spot in its article of the "52 Places to Go in 2015." So (more...)

America in Bloom to Showcase “Our Cities are Stars” at the Philadelphia Flower Show

For the fourth year in a row, America in Bloom (AIB) will have a stunning display garden at the world famous Philadelphia Flower Show. Held from February 27 to March 8 in Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Flower Show is the largest, oldest and most prestigious in the country. This year’s theme, (more...)

Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love

April 27–November 30, 2014 Special Exhibitions Gallery, Perelman Building Fashion is celebrated this spring at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the retrospective Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love, which explores the meteoric rise and remarkable achievements of a 1980s legend whose clothing was worn by women of (more...)

Victorian Christmas Celebration at Pennypacker Mills

Take a step back in time for a Victorian Christmas celebration at historic Pennypacker Milles, the 18th-century mansion used by General George Washington as temporary headquarters during the Revolutionary War. Pennypacker Mills’ Victorian Christmas Open House features the melodic sounds of a bell choir, the hearty laugh (more...)

The Surrealists: Works from the Collection

The Surrealists: Works from the Collection Special Exhibitions Gallery, Perelman Building November 3, 2013–March 2, 2014 The Surrealists: Works from the Collection will provide a selection of exceptional works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art that represent one of the most influential art movements of the twentieth century. Surveying the period during (more...)

Woodmere Art Museum Lights Up the Holidays with Exhibitions

Month-long celebration for art-lovers of all ages begins with Tree Lighting Ceremony, November 23; wraps up with ornament-making workshop, December 2. During November and December, Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia’s historic Chestnut Hill becomes a one-stop destination for holiday celebrations, from hands-on kids’ workshops and heartwarming (more...)

Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis

Dorrance Galleries October 14, 2013-January 5, 2014 This multimedia exhibition comprising 179 works, including loans from public and private collections in Europe and the United States, unites The City, a major work of 1919 by the French painter Fernand Léger (1881–1955) with other important (more...)

Museum of American Jewish History: Pay-What-You-Wish

The National Museum of American Jewish History is OPEN and PAY-WHAT-YOU-WISH in celebration of Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the founders and fathers of our nation by exploring the challenges and blessings of freedom, religious liberty, and equality (more...)

Treasures of the Alfred Stieglitz Center In Philadelphia

Honickman and Berman Galleries December 22, 2012–April 7, 2013 This exhibition presents a survey of photographs from the permanent collection and includes an important group of works by Dorothy Norman and her mentor Alfred Stieglitz, one of the greatest figures in twentieth-century American (more...)

Woodmere Art Museum: Collection of Works by Philadelphia Artists

Three related exhibitions, opening January 26, 2013, support the Museum’s OnlineCollection, an ongoing project that makes local art globally accessible In addition to its rotation of special exhibitions, Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill maintains a collection of more than 3,000 works of art that tell the story of the (more...)


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