Release Date: March 30, 2017

Folk Rock Concert for Families with Elizabeth Mitchell at the Jewish Museum Sunday, April 23

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New York, NY, March 29, 2017 – Two-time Grammy nominee Elizabeth Mitchell will perform a folk rock concert for families on Sunday, April 23 at 11:30 am at the Jewish Museum.  Mitchell, a singer and guitarist known for reinterpreting classic folk songs for children and their parents, will be joined by her fifteen-year-old daughter Storey and The M Shanghai Stringband. Concert attendees can enjoy cherished folk classics such as You Are My Sunshine and Peace Like a River, as well as soulful originals from Mitchell’s albums, Catch the Moon and Blue Clouds.

Tickets are $16 general; $13 Jewish Museum family level members. This concert is for children age 3 and up. Adults are asked to accompany their children. Tickets can be purchased online here. For further information regarding family programs at the Jewish Museum, the public may call 212.423.3337.

The Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Education’s school and family programs are supported by endowed funds established by the Bronfman Family, the Muriel and William Rand Fund, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the Helena Rubinstein Foundation, Rosalie Klein Adolf, the Kekst Family, and Mrs. Ida C. Schwartz in memory of Mr. Bernard S. Schwartz. Family programming is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Councilmember Daniel R. Garodnick and the City Council.

About the Jewish Museum

Located on New York City’s famed Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is a distinctive hub for art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds. Founded in 1904, the Museum was the first institution of its kind in the United States and is one of the oldest Jewish museums in the world. Devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture from ancient to contemporary, the Museum offers diverse exhibitions and programs, and maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years.

Location:         1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York City
Hours:             Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, 11am to 5:45pm; Thursday, 11am to 8pm; and Friday, 11am to 4pm.
Admission:      $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for senior citizens, $7.50 for students, free for visitors 18 and under and Jewish Museum members.Pay What You Wish on
                        Thursdays from 5pm to 8pm.  Free on Saturdays.
Information:     The public may call 212.423.3200 or visit

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The Jewish Museum
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