Monday, August 3, 2015

Streisand tours Franklin Institute, will attend Jewish History museum gala

Barbra Streisand is currently touring the Cleopatra exhibit at the Franklin Institute.

Streisand tours Franklin Institute, will attend Jewish History museum gala

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Barbra Streisand and Franklin Institute President & CEO Dennis Wint in the museum´s gift shop. Photo: Darryl Moran
Barbra Streisand and Franklin Institute President & CEO Dennis Wint in the museum's gift shop. Photo: Darryl Moran

Barbra Streisand is currently touring the Cleopatra exhibit at the Franklin Institute.

The entertainer is in town for tomorrow night's gala opening of the National Museum of American Jewish History on Independence Mall. Streisand, who donated a costume and storyboard from her film "Yentl" to the museum is a guest but is not performing at the event, which will be headlined by Jerry Seinfeld and Bette Midler.

Vice President Joe Biden will speak Sunday at an opening event emceed by NBC News' Andrea Mitchell at the museum which opens to the public on Nov. 26.

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