Date(s) - Thursday, November 7, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jewish Museum of Maryland
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 per 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 443-873-5167 to register. Registration includes access to the rest of the Museum for the day of the program.