Dual Heritage Month Family Day

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Dual Heritage Month Celebration
Sunday, May 5th
Live at the Weitzman Museum (corner of 5th and Market)

Directions and parking information below

Family Friendly Activities 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Museum & Store Hours 10 AM – 5 PM

Admission & Pricing
ALL ARE WELCOME – Registration encouraged

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Experience a FREE multicultural family celebration at The Weitzman on May 5th! Celebrate Jewish American and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with music, dance, crafts, workshops, and tours. Engage all ages in a vibrant fusion of cultures. Bring your family, bring your friends, and join the celebration of unity in diversity at The Weitzman Museum on May 5th. Together, let’s create memories that bridge cultures and ignite curiosity!

1 – 1:45 PM Pre-show & Opening Ceremony with Cambodian and Indian dancing, a Korean traditional drum performance and an Interfaith Prayer for Peace.

1 – 5 PM  Diverse Asian Pacific and Jewish cultural folk activities including community artists, crafting games, printmaking, martial arts, Asian face and hand painting, calligraphy, ancient musical instruments, traditional drum mini-workshops, Asian traditional dress try-on experience, and more!

1:50 – 3 PM Performances include a variety of Asian Pacific traditional dances and music

1:50 – 3 PM Taekwondo Workshop

2 – 3:30 PM Adoughma (Ah-DOUGH-mah) dough play: sensory-friendly play dough fun (all ages) with Erin Beser.

2 and 3 PM Storytime with jkidphilly!

3 – 3:30 PM Dual Dance Extravaganza communal hora and Bengladeshi dancing

3:30 PM Perelman Jewish Day School Choir performance

3:45 – 4:30 PM Rak-Dan Entertainment leading Israeli dancing

Explore the Museum with Weitzman Docent Tours at 2 PM!


The Museum is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Historic District, on Independence Mall at the corner of 5th and Market Streets (entrance on Market Street). Enter the Museum’s address into your GPS: 101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106. 


Via the Market-Frankford line, eastbound and westbound trains stop at 5th and Market, below the Museum. Visit SEPTA’S website for more details and a trip planner, or use your preferred map app.


There are numerous lots and garages, as well as metered street parking, in the immediate vicinity. We suggest the Bourse Garage, one block from the Museum at 400 Ranstead Street. The garage is open 24 hours daily.

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Every May is JAHM – Jewish American Heritage Month

Live at The Weitzman
101 South Independence Mall East (Corner of 5th & Market)
Philadelphia, PA 19106