Gershman Y

401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Contact: Jason Henn
Admin:   jhenn

About Us:

The Gershman Y is a vibrant arts and culture center located in Center City Philadelphia on the Avenue of the Arts. The Gershman Y’s mission is to be an urban community center informed by Jewish values that presents a broad array of arts, culture, and educational experiences for curious individuals of all ages. Committed to sharing the diversity and breadth of the Jewish experience, The Gershman Y welcomes persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religious affiliations to explore, participate, and contribute to our rich roster of Jewish arts and cultural programs and community initiatives.

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Category: Organization : Arts & Culture \ Judaica \ Cultural Organization \ Music \ Performing Arts \ Visual Arts
Religion: Jewish - Just Jewish
Community: Philadelphia  


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Israeli Dancing with Rak-Dan
Israeli dancing continues at the Y, now with weekly sessions! Fun for all ages and levels of experience, with internationally renowned Israeli dancing maestro Don Schillinger (Rak-Dan) leading each....
September 27 2016 - December 20 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Yiddish Vinkel
Our popular Yiddish conversation series continues, with Sarita Gocial blending expressions and vocabulary both sweet and spicy! Yiddish Vinkel uses glossaries, humor, music, and stories to spur....
September 27 2016 - December 13 2016
12:30 PM - 1:30 pm
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

"Underground Nights: When Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable Met The Y" opening reception
December 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of a two-evening appearance at the Gershman Y by Andy Warhol, the Velvet Underground, and superstar Nico. In celebration of that seminal event in art and music....
December 01 2016 - January 04 2017
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Visions of the Velvet Underground with Richie Unterberger
Experience the sights and sounds of the Velvet Underground in this multimedia presentation by esteemed music critic and archivist, Richie Unterberger. He will take you back in time to the days of the....
December 14 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

What Goes On: The Velvet Underground at the Y 50th Anniversary featuring Yo La Tengo and Dean & Britta
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Velvet Underground's Philadelphia debut! Step into history and reminisce about the culture of the '60s with live music and the chance to dress in your '60s best.....
December 15 2016
6:30 PM - 10:30 pm
401 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

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