Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Great Summer Nights At Jewish History Museum!

Summer Nights at the Museum
As July winds to a close, August heats up at the National Museum of American jewish History in Philadelphia.
Don't miss extended hours, special tours, film, and more, exclusively on Wednesday nights. Keep reading for details about Pay What You Wish Wednesdays, tomorrow night's Field of Dreams screeningpoetry, and Café Conversations. See you tomorrow night!
Every Wednesday through October from 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Pay-what-you-wish Museum Admission includes:
  • Access to the permanent exhibition and the special exhibition Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American 
  • Hour-long Chasing Dreams-themed tour at 5:30 pm
  • Complimentary baseball-themed snacks and beer served by the Museum's Pomegranates Café
  • FREE access to special programs such as Café Conversations (more below) 
Summer Cinema: Field of Dreams -- tomorrow night!    
Wednesday, July 30 at 7:00 pm

Join us for our final screening in our Classics & Crackerjacks: Summer Cinemaseries, Field of Dreams, with remarks from longtime film critic for The Philadelphia InquirerCarrie Rickey, and fun, baseball-themed giveaways.Read more...  
Members: click here to purchase tickets and to access special pricing forother upcoming programs. 
Special pre-film poetry reading in the Café at 6:15 pm: swing by
the Café before the screening for Growing Up Baseball, a poetry
reading with Jacob Winterstein.
Café Conversation: Laura SilverWednesday, August 6 at 7:00 pm

In the Museum Café - included with PWYW Museum Admission
Meet award-winning journalist, Laura Silver, author of Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food, which Joan Nathan has called "truly riveting."
Co-sponsored by Temple University's Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
Café Conversation: Neil Lanctot
Wednesday, August 13 at 7:00 pm 

In the Museum Ca
fé - included with PWYW Museum Admission

Sit down for a chat with Neil Lanctot, Ph.D., baseball historian and author of Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella, hailed "a rich and thoroughly enjoyable book" by the Los Angeles Times.
Click here for a full calendar of Chasing Dreams programs.

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