Celebrating a Year of MSJE

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

You and your families are all invited to our Celebration Festival on Sunday from 12pm-4pm. There will be food, music and fun for all ages. Play matzoh ball gumbo cornhole with our executive director Kenneth Hoffman! Pin the hat on MSJE's celebrity mascot, Willie Sklar! Enjoy the sweet sounds of John Rankin, David Buchbinder's Rhythm... Read More

New York Times best selling author, activist, and comedian Annabelle Gurwitch!

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

Join us at the MSJE to welcome New York Times best selling author, activist, and comedian Annabelle Gurwitch on Sunday June 26th from 3:00-4:00 Central. She’ll tell us about her newest work You're Leaving When? Adventures in Downward Mobility as well as her southern Jewish story in a way only she can - with humor... Read More

Educators Morning at MSJE

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

Jews of the Wild West

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

Mosey on down to MSJE for a screening of the new documentary Jews of the Wild West. We will have two showings–September 15 and 17. Following the screening on September 15, join us for a conversation with filmmaker Amanda Kinsey about the making of her intriguing documentary, and hear more about the unique contributions that Jewish Americans... Read More

Celebrate Sukkot with Dan Nichols

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

Come celebrate Sukkot with MSJE and welcome Dan Nichols back to New Orleans! Dan will share his memories of Road to Eden, the film he made ten years ago during his Sukkot tour of the deep South. Together, we'll explore what Sukkot means to Southern Jews today - and of course, sing along with Dan. What:... Read More

$5 – $10

Authors of “The Thread Collectors” Shaunna J. Edwards and Alyson Richman

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

Objects inspire stories. Join co-authors of The Thread Collectors Alyson Richman and Shaunna J. Edwards as they discuss their families stories and objects that inspired their new book at MSJE on October 27th. They’ll share their own family histories that partly influenced their new historical novel set during the Civil War. Who: Alyson Richman and... Read More

Sewing our Family into the Southern Jewish Experience

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

  Pack up the family and join us on Saturday, October 29th at the Museum! Families can drop in for gallery activities and crafts all about sewing and quilting. From 10 -12, families can play and learn together. Museum Admission includes all craft activities and a snack. Tickets can be purchased at the door or... Read More

Current Research: Emily Williams – Photographer and Oral Historian

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

Join us at the Museum as photographer and oral historian Emily Williams gives a glimpse of her ongoing work from this past summer which she spent traveling around Alabama. We’ll talk about her research and everything that went into a summer spent doing in-depth fieldwork all over the state. Williams will share her images, oral... Read More

Family Crafternoon at MSJE

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

What: Family Sewing Craft and Gallery Activities at MSJE Who: Families - designed for families with PK -3rd graders, and all are welcome When: Sunday, November 13th. Come in for a 45 minute activity between 11am - 2pm Cost: Free for members and children. $10 - Adult Pre-registration ticket $15 - Adult ticket at the... Read More

Free – $15

Peter Wolf – Author of “The Sugar King”

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 818 Howard Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans | USA

Join us for a talk with New York Times best-selling author Peter Wolf as he discusses his new book, The Sugar King: Leon Godchaux, A New Orleans Legend, His Creole... Read More

Free