Posts Tagged ‘Museums

The City as Muse/um Last week in lower Manhattan, the Council of American Jewish Museums (CAJM) hosted their annual conference, bringing together Jewish museum professionals from across the Americas and from around the world. We followed the conference, picking up on reoccurring themes that effect how contemporary Jewish art is and will be explored in […]

Applications are now open for the 2013 Studio G-dcast residency at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, California. Accepted entrants will spend six days adapting wild stories from Jewish tradition into animated shorts and interactive multimedia experiences under the guidance of professionals. They are looking for animators and illustrators (among writers, musicians, coders and […]

CAJM’s annual conference, which usually takes place over three days in the month of February, provides an extraordinary opportunity for colleagues to learn from one another, as well as from national and international museum and content-area experts. The conference travels to different parts of the country each year, returning to New York City every third […]

In the tradition of innovative contemporary Jewish papercut arts, comes “The Papercut Haggadah” by Archie Granot. Commissioned by Sandra and Max Thurm, Archie Granot’s Papercut Haggadah was handcrafted using the Jewish folk art tradition of papercutting. The result is a series of 55 pages that employ intricate geometric and abstract shapes and calligraphic text to create an […]

March 29 – July 23, 2012 Opening Reception & Artist’s Talk Thursday, March 29, 6 – 8pm Exhibit organized by Wendi Furman, Director, PMJA More about the exhibit on our website Rachel Kanter, “Jewish, Woman and Farmer #2 – Lisa Weiss, Whitefield Farm”, ” Immersion: Rebirth” Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art is one of the venues […]

Studio G-DCAST is a unique arts residency that will bring 12 college or graduate students together for a week of digital Jewish storytelling. The residency will combine the artistic exchange of an open studio with traditional methods of Jewish study. Animators and storytellers will be matched in chevrutas—study pairs—to co-create one wildly imaginative art piece. […]

  Triptych Panel: SS Forced-Sex Brothel at Dachau, 2011 Quintan Ana Wikswo Prophecy of Place: photographs, poetry, video and assemblage August 14, 2011 – February 15, 2012 Opening Event: Monday, September 12 | 6–9pm Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street New York, NY 10011

Opening Reception September 8 6 – 8pm ~ Artist’s Talk: 7pm Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday: 10:00am-4:00pm Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm (And by appointment) Hours are subject to change: please call 215-627-6747 to confirm Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art Congregation Rodeph Shalom 615 North Broad Street (at Mount Vernon) Philadelphia, PA 19123 […]

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Next Year in Uman

4, Apr 2011

By SUDINmag | Tweet Next Year in Uman: A Journey to the Ukraine Photographs by Ahron D. Weiner April 7 – August 16, 2011 Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art Congregation Rodeph Shalom 615 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA Opening reception: April 7th, 6-8pm Aritst’s Talk: 7pm Gallery Hours Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm Fri 10am-2pm Exhibition Organized by […]

By Matthew Baigell for the Arty Semite | Tweet Most people do not know that we are living in a golden age of Jewish American art. But, as I will explain in a lecture at the Jewish Museum on March 7, we are. Siona Benjamin Since around 1975, there has been an incredible but largely […]