Sunday, December 25
I Lift My Lamp: A Statue-esque Hanukkah
Join us for a celebration of Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty. The day features crafts, tours, and films in conjunction with the special exhibition, Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles, which explores the life of the writer who gave voice to the Statue.
All activities are free with Museum admission.
FILMS, ALL WITH CAMEO APPEARANCES BY LADY LIBERTY
11 A.M. An American Tail (1986, 86 min.) Rating: G
This animated film chronicles the wide-eyed adventures of a courageous little mouse named Fievel at the turn-of-the-last century. Journeying by ship from Russia to America, Fievel arrives in New York and braves the perils and wonders of a strange new world in a thrilling quest to find his family.
1 P.M. Saboteur (1942, 109 min.) Rating: PG
The masterful Alfred Hitchcock’s mystery/thriller begins in Los Angeles where aircraft worker Barry Kane evades arrest after he is unjustly accused of sabotage. Following leads, he travels across the country to New York trying to clear his name by exposing a gang of fascist-supporting saboteurs.
3 P.M. Ghostbusters II (1989, 105 min.) Rating: PG
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity in New York allows the staff of Ghostbusters–led by Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver–to revive the business.
12 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. CRAFT ACTIVITIES For ages 3 to 10.
Come decorate challah covers and tzedakah boxes with images of Hanukkah, the Statue of Liberty, or from your imagination.
FAMILY-FRIENDLY TOURS (Space limited)
12 P.M. Jewish Life A Century Ago
1 P.M. Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles
Ask for the free Museum Detective kids guide, perfect for the family friendly exhibition, Jewish Life A Century Ago.
The Heritage Café is open 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
This program is made possible through a generous gift from the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.