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Programs And Events

    • Holiday Gift Wrapping

      November 27, December 4, December 11, and December 18, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

      Have your holiday shopping “wrapped up” and support MJM’s mission-driven exhibitions and programming. Bring your gifts to the Museum or buy your gifts at the Museum — we’ll take care of the rest!

    • DaPonte String Quartet

      December 1, 2022 7:00PM-8:30PM
      (No Intermission)

      MJM is thrilled to be bringing back the DaPonte String Quartet for the first time since the pandemic! In this first of four planned concerts at the Museum, they will be presenting a new program, “Duo and Trio,” featuring the Beethoven C minor Trio, the Ernö Dohnányi Serenade, and the Mozart Duo in B flat.

    • Hadassah X MJM Book Group

      December 12 2022 10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Bookworms take note: the Portland Hadassah Book Group has combined forces with the Maine Jewish Museum! The NEW Portland Hadassah X MJM Book Group will meet on the second Tuesday of the month from September – May,10 – 11:30 AM, at the Museum. For our next meeting on December 12, we will be discussing Daniel Silva’s “The Cellist.” Join us for book-centered camaraderie and stimulating conversation!

    • Chug Sameach: Trivia Night at the Museum!

      January 7 2023 – 6:30pm -9:00pm

      Show off your mad trivia skills while enjoying pizza, craft beer, and fun with friends — all while supporting MJM’s mission-driven exhibitions and programming.

    • Hole in The Head Review Poetry Reading Series

      January 26 2023 7:00 – 8:00 PM

      The Maine Jewish Museum is proud to be collaborating with Hole in the Head Review to host quarterly poetry readings at the Museum.

    • Maine Jewish Summer Camps

      Jan/Feb 2023 – Date and info to come

      Do you find yourself humming to the tune of “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah” at random moments of the day? Were your summers defined by Cat’s Cradle and color war and mandatory swim? Can’t bear to let go of that faded and staned decades-old Camp Ramah t-shirt? Then you’ll want to join us for this walk down memory lane, featuring camp stories, a camp triva contest, and a showing of “Lakes, Lanyards, and Learning: New England Jewish Summer Camps.” Free admission and camp-inspired refreshments, including Bug Juice Cocktails, S’mores Bars, and Gourmet Rice Krispie Treats..

    • Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

      May 23 2023 – 3-6pm

      The Maine Jewish Hall of Fame was created in 2018 to bestow recognition on outstanding Jewish leaders from throughout the state who have brought distinction and honor to the State of Maine or beyond.

    • Fashion Show Fundraiser

      August 10 2023 7 PM – 10 PM

      In alignment with our mission to “celebrate and honor Maine’s Jewish immigrants in the context of the American experience” and to “build bridges of appreciation and understanding with people of all backgrounds,” we are proud to showcase Maine Jewish, immigrant, and BIPOC fashion designers and models in our first-ever Fashion Show Fundraiser!