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Homeschool Day at the Jewish Museum of Maryland

Thu, 7 Nov, 2019 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Homeschool Days at the Jewish Museum of Maryland 

The JMM is the perfect place for Homeschool Families. Homeschool Days are special days designed for homeschoolers of all ages to participate in our thematic, hands-on experiences centered around the Museum’s exhibits. Students are encouraged to work together, ask questions, and think critically.

The Immigrant Experience

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

10:00am to 1:00pm

Grade Level: 1st to 12th

Cost: $2 per student, $3 adult chaperone, group leaders/educators are complimentary

 

Walk through the Jonestown neighborhood and experience the sights and sounds of Lombard Street and learn about the immigrant families that called this neighborhood home.  Discover and experience tenement houses, sweatshops, and the outdoor markets that made Lombard Street the lively center for many immigrant families.  Step into Maryland’s first synagogue, the Lloyd Street Synagogue, and learn about the different immigrant groups that worshipped inside  the building and made it their own. Enjoy a living history character performance from special guest, Ida Rehr. Hear Ida share her story as a Ukrainian immigrant who worked in Baltimore’s garment industry.

 

Scheduled Programs:

10:00am - Choose between two activities: (1) Tour of the Lloyd Street Synagogue (2) Voices of Lombard Street Exhibit

11:00am - Join us for Living History Character Performance: Ida Rehr

12:00pm Choose between two activities: (1) Tour of the Lloyd Street Synagogue (2) Voices of Lombard Street Exhibit

 

Registration is required. Contact the School Program Coordinator at pwoodhouse@jewishmuseummd.org or 443-873-5167 to register. Registration includes access to the rest of the Museum for the day of the program.

Homeschool groups with 15 or more students are encouraged to book a visit to the Museum separate from our Homeschool Days. For more information and bookings please contact our School Program Coordinator at pwoodhouse@jewishmuseummd.org or call 443-873-5167. We would love to tailor a unique experience for your students.

 

Location: Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Fees: Cost: $2 per student, $3 per adult chaperone

(group leaders/educators are complimentary)
Contact: Families
Calendar: Community Calendar
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