Objects and Spaces that Influence Jewish Memory

7 Dec

An Evening of Jewish Art comes to New York and Washington DC

Gabriel Bass will be visiting from Israel, where he has just established The Center for the Development of Jewish Art, to discuss the role of Jewish art in maintaining a strong and vibrant Jewish culture. Along with other selected artists, he will demonstrate, through a photo and video presentation, how his work is influenced by Jewish and modern culture to impress upon this and future generations.  Artists will have works in various price ranges for sale.  Please join us for this exciting free evening.  Refreshments will be served.

December 8th-  8:00, Glen Rock Jewish Center, 682 Harristown Road, Glen Rock, NJ (for more information contact Michelle Strassberg [email protected])

December 12th- 8:15, Shaare Tefila, 16620 Georgia Avenue, Olney, Maryland

Other DC Area dates:
December 11th and12th- 10am-5pm, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore

Sisterhood Holiday Boutique Art Sale.  Gabriel will be displaying his work for sale and meeting with clients from the Baltimore area.  Recent commissions in the Baltimore area include:  Rabbi’s Podium for Beth Am in Baltimore and Elijah’s Chair for Rabbi Baal Shem.

December 14th-18th- URJ Biennial at Gaylord Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD

December 14th, from 2-3:30pm, American Guild of Judaic Art’s learning session.  Gabriel Bass will be leading a panel discussion with moderator, Flora Rosefsky, president of the guild, and participating artists: Mark D .Levin,AIA –Architect/Designer Baltimore,MD, Michael Bogdanow – Painter, Cambridge, MA, Jim Cohen– Metal smith, New Mexico,Nina Bonos– Painter, California.

Sunday, December 18th, Art Exhibit Hall open to the public at no cost.  If you are not registered for the biennial, but still want to visit the largest assembly of Jewish artist in the world come out on Sunday.

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