Winter at The Weitzman

Sunday, Dec 3, 2023

The Weitzman’s dedication to fostering unity and understanding through the power of shared stories remains unwavering. We invite you to join us in this season of reflection and celebration as we explore the compelling narratives of the American Jewish experience. Stay tuned for more details on the exciting events that await you.

Now through December 31 | Special Exhibition
The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz offers a visually striking commentary on the state of America today. Works explore transformative changes the country has experienced since 2020, addressing racism, antisemitism, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and more.

November 10-15 | Member Double Discount Days
On-site & Online
We’re doubling the delight for Weitzman Museum Members! From November 10th to the 15th, your 10% discount becomes an incredible 20% off for a limited time. Show your current Weitzman Membership Card in-store or use your card online to enjoy this exclusive offer. Join or renew today to take advantage of the sale while supporting our vital work. Shop now and enjoy your extended savings. Not sure if you are a member? Email

Sunday, November 19 | Hanukkah Makers Market
Live at The Weitzman Museum Store
Our upcoming holiday shopping event promises to be an unforgettable experience, offering an exclusive selection of handcrafted treasures that go beyond gifting. Learn more. Members enjoy a 10% discount shopping at this event!

Sunday, December 3 | Family Day: Shine A Light
Live at The Weitzman 1:30-4:30 PM
Join us for an unforgettable event where we’ll Shine A Light on the path to belonging, freedom, and collective empowerment. At the heart of this event is the idea that we, as a community, shine brighter together. We’ll walk the collective path, proving that preserving our freedoms and combating hate are endeavors best pursued with our neighbors and allies by our side. Activities include engaging crafts, rhythmic music that sets the tone, and civic engagement opportunities to make a difference. In partnership with jkid4all and Eteaches365. Register todayPlease register everyone, including children and adults, who plan to attend.

Tuesday, December 5 | Weitzman Book Club: Jews, Lakota, and an American Inheritance
Live on Zoom at 1 pm ET
Author Rebecca Claren will discuss her new The Cost of Free Land: Jews, Lakota and an American Inheritance with activist and award-winning actor Sarah Podemski. Originally scheduled for November 14.

Saturday, December 9 | Hanukkah Concert
Live at The Weitzman 7 pm
Celebrate Hanukkah with international Klezmer sensation The Honorable Mentshn featuring Clarinetist Michael Winograd, who will be joined by the fabulous Berlin-based Yiddish songstress Sasha Lurje. Purchase tickets here.

Tuesday, December 12 | Weitzman Book Club: Boston Chocolate Party
Live on Zoom at 2 pm ET
Bestselling author Rabbi Deborah Prinz explores the fascinating intersection of Jews in the chocolate trade, the American quest for independence, and Hanukkah’s freedom message, as found in her books The Boston Chocolate Party and On the Chocolate Trail. Discover unique ways to celebrate Hanukkah 2023, coinciding with the 250th anniversary of The Boston Tea Party.
FREE with registration. 

Saturday, December 16 | 30th Anniversary Screening of Schindler’s List
Live at The Weitzman
Commemorate Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award®-winning masterpiece with Philadelphia Jewish Film and Media and The Weitzman as we share this unforgettable story on the big screen, reminding us that one person can make a difference even in the darkest of times. Learn more or buy tickets. 

Monday, December 25 | Being ____ at Christmas: Annual Family Fun Day
Live at The Weitzman
Our annual all-day family party! The Museum will be open. The Galleries will be warm. All we need is you to get the party started! Visitors of all ages can participate in immersive activities, music concerts, and dance performances. Scavenger hunt through the Museum’s core exhibition. Or take a break in our theater and enjoy classic winter movies screened throughout the day.