11:00 to 12:00pm Exclusive Members opening with light breakfast
12:00pm Exhibition opens to the public
12:30pm Mah Jongg Mania: American Beginnings , talk by Melissa Marten Yaverbaum, exhibit curator

Join us for the Grand Opening of our latest exhibit Project Mah Jongg, developed by the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York. Curator Melissa Martens Yaverbaum will trace the evolution of the Chinese game that became a sensation in America starting in the 1920s, and remains a long-standing tradition in Jewish women’s culture.Explore the exhibition and even play a game of Mahjong. Staff will be on hand to explain the rules for any novices (table space is limited).

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