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CONCERT
Sunday, June 2, 2:30 P.M.
Face the Music Presents

Different Trains

Face the Music, the avant-garde teen ensemble that The New York Times has called “a force in New York’s new music world,” will perform Steve Reich’s pathbreaking “Different Trains,” alongside other pieces from their cutting edge repertoire.

Free with suggested donation

Tickets will be available at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 11:30 A.M. on the day of the program. Separate ticket required for Museum admission.

 

   

FAMILY PROGRAM
Sunday, June 9, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M.
Almost Summer Celebration
with Music by Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell

Crafts, Games, and Story Time: 11 A.M. – 2 P.M.
Concert: 12 P.M.

Anticipate the joyous arrival of summer at a multicultural outdoor festival. The event features musicians Elizabeth Mitchell and the Grammy award-winner Dan Zanes, Native American story book readings, and art and nature craft activities for children and families.

Free

In Wagner Park, adjacent to the Museum. Picnicking encouraged . Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall.

This program is made possible through a generous gift from the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.  

Co-presented by The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, and the Battery Park City Authority and Parks Conservancy


   

BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, June 12, 7 P.M.
Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame

With editor Marc Tracy, Rich Cohen (Sweet and Low), and Liel Leibovitz, senior writer, Tablet

Contributors to this prize-winning anthology discuss such pioneering figures as basketball’s Dolph Schayes, Chicago Bears quarterback Sid Luckman, and handball champion Jimmy Jacobs.

Free with suggested donation

Tickets will be available at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 4 P.M. on the day of the program.

This program is made is possible through a generous gift from The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.


   

DANCE PROGRAM ON GOVERNORS ISLAND
Sunday, June 23, 12-4 P.M.
Harbor Nagila on Governors Island

With Ruth Goodman, director, Israeli Dance Institute and Steve Weintraub, contemporary & traditional Jewish dance master

Join us on Governor’s Island to learn and experience the joys of the hora and other Israeli dances. Participants of all ages and levels are welcome.

Free. Tickets are not required.

Free ferries available. Visit govisland.com for information.

Presented in conjunction with Hava Nagila: A Song for the People.


 

FREE SUMMER FILM SERIES

Hello, Gorgeous! The Films of Barbra Streisand  
Free Films Every Wednesday Night* June 26 – August 7
*except July 3

Join us downtown for a collection of iconic films directed by and starring Barbra Streisand.

Wednesday, June 26, 6 P.M.

Series introduction with Streisand biographer William J. Mann,
author of Hello Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012) 

 

 

Wednesday, June 26, 6:30 P.M.
Funny Girl
(1968, 151 min.)

Starring Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, and Kay Medford

The beloved musical follows the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies.

Free

Co-sponsored by the Young Friends of the Museum.

Tickets will be available at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 4 P.M. on the day of each screening.




The Museum's public programs are made possible through a generous gift from Mrs. Lily Safra.


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