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  • The Jewish Museum - Programs - Visitors with Disabilities
    E and Z B Butler Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Upcoming Programs Access A Closer Look Gallery Talks Thu Feb 18 6 pm In depth explorations of select works of art on view in the permanent exhibition Culture and Continuity The Jewish Journey Access ASL Tour Thu Mar 3 6 pm Please join us for a gallery tour led by educator Alexandria Wailes in American Sign Language exploring the exhibition Unorthodox Access ASL Tour Thu Apr 14 6 pm Please join us for a gallery tour led by educator Alexandria Wailes in American Sign Language exploring the exhibition Isaac Mizrahi An Unruly History Access ASL Tour Thu Jun 9 6 pm Please join us for a gallery tour led by educator Alexandria Wailes in American Sign Language exploring the exhibition Roberto Burle Marx Brazilian Modernist Visitors Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Verbal Description Tours Multisensory experiences and verbal descriptions bring the Museum s exhibitions to life for people who are blind or have low vision Tours may include raised drawings touch objects or other multisensory tools For more information or to register for a tour please call 212 423 3289 or email access thejm org Advance reservations required All Access tours are free of charge All Access Programs at the Jewish Museum are generously supported by the J E and Z B Butler Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Upcoming Programs Access Verbal Description Tour Wed Mar 16 2 pm Please join us for a descriptive gallery tour of the exhibition Unorthodox Access Verbal Description Tour Wed May 18 2 pm Please join us for a descriptive gallery tour of the exhibition Isaac Mizrahi An Unruly History Access Verbal Description Tour Wed Jul 20 2 pm Please join us for a descriptive gallery tour of the exhibition Roberto Burle Marx Brazilian Modernist Visitors with Memory Loss JM Journeys Visitors with memory loss and their care partners are invited to make personal connections with original works of art through discussions art making and multi sensory activities facilitated by educators in the galleries and art studio For more information or to register for a tour please call 212 423 3289 or email access thejm org All Access tours are free of charge All Access Programs at the Jewish Museum are generously supported by the J E and Z B Butler Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs JM Journeys is made possible by the Rita J and Stanley H Kaplan Family Foundation Inc and The Claire and Theodore Morse Foundation Upcoming Programs Access JM Journeys Wed Feb 17 2 pm Please join us for an art workshop in conjunction with the exhibition Unorthodox Access JM Journeys Wed Mar 30 2 pm Join us for a gallery tour exploring issues of identity in works of art on view in Culture and Continuity The Jewish Journey Access JM Journeys Wed Apr 13 2 pm Join us for a gallery tour

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  • The Jewish Museum - Programs - Institutional Partnerships
    Jewish Museum partners with a host of institutions dedicated to education the arts serving individuals with special needs and supporting families Through these partnerships the Museum and its collaborators pursue a wide variety of initiatives whose goals have included mounting dynamic Public Programs holding unique studio workshops for college age art students and helping children and their families develop visual literacy skills through art making and gallery experiences With the Museum s collection exhibitions and staff as resources the opportunities for prospective institutional partners to further their missions is only limited by the imagination slide data cycle timeout 6000 data caption container gallery attribution Next Previous University Partnerships Workshops and lectures tailored for professors and students Our academic partnerships range from university courses taught at the Museum to seminars to collaborative performance workshops Partner organizations include Columbia University Parsons The New School for Design and Tent Encounters with Jewish Culture For more information and inquiries about university class visits and partnerships please contact universityprograms thejm org School Partnerships Educational experiences for grades Pre K through 12 The Museum works closely with schools to foster dynamic art education from Pre K through 12th grade Two such programs Art Partners and Chaverim provide free arts based instruction to students at New York City public schools and Jewish day schools Over multiple visits with a teaching artist from the Museum these programs make connections between a partner school s curriculum and the Museum s exhibitions and collection Students experiment with various art forms in studio art activities build their visual arts vocabulary and consider art in a cultural and historical context For more information and inquiries about school partnerships please contact 212 423 3270 or schoolpartnerships thejm org School partnerships are made possible through the generosity of Capital One the Metlife Foundation the Kekst Family and the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation Access Partnerships Programs designed for students with special needs Through dynamic partnerships with special education schools adult care facilities and non profit organizations the Museum provides individuals with disabilities opportunities to make personal connections to culture history and to each other through art Working with a teaching artist over a series of visits both on and off site participants examine artwork from the Museum s collection and exhibitions and explore a variety of art forms and experiment with materials and techniques through art making Access partnerships serve students with developmental disabilities and adults with dementia among other audiences For more information and inquiries about Access partnerships please contact schoolaccess thejm org All Access Programs at The Jewish Museum are generously supported by the J E and Z B Butler Foundation Additional support is provided through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Family Partnerships Immersive experiences for parents and children The Jewish Museum is interested in engaging with families across the city both on and off site The Museum has been involved with the Literacy Through Culture program through its partnership with Cool Culture has engaged

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  • The Jewish Museum - Calendar - Sun, Feb 14
    Individual Corporate and Foundation support are crucial to furthering the Jewish Museum s mission to collect preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search February 2016 Previous month Next month S M T W T F S 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Previous Day Sun Feb 14 Next Day 11 30 AM 12 30 PM Sunday Art Discoveries Recycle Reuse and Create Art Engage with works of art through exciting activities and gallery tours that focus on themes related to our special exhibitions each month Family 12 3 PM Dig Drop In Kids discover a passion for ancient artifacts in the Museum s simulated archaeological dig open on the second Sunday of each month Family 1 4 PM Found Objects Reimagined Drop In Art Workshop Construct your own imaginative work of art by combining a variety of found and recycled objects inspired by the mixed media sculptures in the special exhibition Unorthodox While you are here discover these playful works with a printed gallery hunt together Family 1 30 2 PM Storybooks and Art Listen to a story from our library of children s book favorites and participate in an activity in the Museum s galleries Family Contact Us

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  • The Jewish Museum - Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage
    2014 Now Playing Through August 23 2015 Upcoming Starting March 13 2015 Now Playing Through August 14 2016 Upcoming Starting March 18 2016 Masterpieces Curiosities Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage focuses on Stieglitz s enduring 1907 picture of steerage class passengers aboard the ocean liner Kaiser Wilhelm II This image has often been regarded as evidence of the poor conditions under which many immigrants arrived in America however Stieglitz took the photograph on a voyage to Europe As such it is a document of people who were likely denied entry and citizenship to the United States Stieglitz s concerns however were largely aesthetic rather than social minded he was moved more by the picture s formal qualities than its subject matter Stieglitz considered the work to be his greatest triumph in a long illustrious career as a photographer stating later in life If all my photographs were lost and I d be represented by just one The Steerage I d be satisfied Installation view of the exhibition Masterpieces Curiosities Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage September 25 2015 February 14 2016 The Jewish Museum NY Photo by David Heald Installation view of the exhibition Masterpieces Curiosities Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage September 25 2015 February 14 2016 The Jewish Museum NY Photo by David Heald Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage demonstrates the artist s ceaseless promotion of the image from its reproduction in Camera Work Stieglitz s high minded art journal to popular magazines such as Vanity Fair The exhibition will also feature Stieglitz s own account of its creation in which he recalls How I hated the atmosphere of the first class on that ship One couldn t escape the nouveaux riches I had to get away from that company As I came to the end of the deck I stood alone looking down The whole scene fascinated me I longed to escape from my surroundings and join those people I saw a picture of shapes and underlying that the feeling I had about life Should I try to put down this seemingly new vision that held me people the common people the feeling of ship and ocean and sky and the feeling of release that I was away from the mob called the rich Here would be a picture based on related shapes and on the deepest human feeling a step in my own evolution a spontaneous discovery The exhibition further explores the discrepancy in experience between those like Stieglitz traveling in first class and those in steerage An exact model of the Kaiser Wilhelm II demonstrates the sheer scale of this impressive ocean liner while vintage postcards depict the lavish interiors of its first class cabins By contrast Edward A Steiner s On the Trail of the Immigrant published in 1906 provides an unsparing account of the wretched steerage conditions aboard the same ship Despite the fact that The Steerage shows people leaving not coming to the United States by the mid twentieth century The Steerage came to

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  • The Jewish Museum - The Television Project: Picturing a People
    see and do learn more Support Membership Individual Giving Corporate Support Planned Giving Travel Program Special Events Become a member today Individual Corporate and Foundation support are crucial to furthering the Jewish Museum s mission to collect preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search Gallery About Previously The Television Project Picturing a People September 25 2015 February 14 2016 Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Pinterest Gertrude Berg on the set of The Goldbergs CBS 1949 1956 About The Television Project Picturing a People Now Playing Picturing a People Through February 14 2016 Upcoming Picturing a People Starting September 25 2015 Now Playing Through August 14 2016 Upcoming Starting March 18 2016 Picturing a People the first exhibition in the long term series The Television Project considers how Jews have been portrayed and have portrayed themselves on American television from the 1950s to the present The exhibition features clips from programs including The Ed Sullivan Show Northern Exposure The Twilight Zone The Goldbergs The Simpsons My Name is Barbra and ABC News Eichmann Trial coverage and related works of art artifacts and ephemera CBS image provided by Photofest As the inaugural episode of The Television Project Picturing a People looks at sociologically or politically important programming with significant artistic merit in terms of writing directing performing and production Examples include writer and actress Gertrude Berg s The Goldbergs a popular comedy drama based on the home life of a Jewish family in the Bronx and ABC News coverage of the Eichmann Trial among others The Goldbergs originally ran on radio then aired on television between 1949 and 1956 and addressed serious contemporary issues that impacted Jewish families The televising of the Eichmann Trial offered American and international audiences stark details of the atrocities of the Holocaust and provided an unfiltered look at a prominent and powerful Nazi war criminal who claimed he was only taking orders With a similar mix of ephemera and video compilations future installations of The Television Project will use television programming to consider the representation of Jews in comedy anti Semitism Jews and the advertising revolution and Jewish masculinity and femininity JMTVProject TheTelevisionProject About the Curator Maurice Berger is Research Professor and Chief Curator at the Center for Art Design and Visual Culture University of Maryland Baltimore County and Consulting Curator Curator of the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting at the Jewish Museum in New York The Television Project is made possible by The Knapp Family Foundation the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation and the Alfred J Grunebaum Memorial Fund Previously In This Series The Television Project Picturing a People September 25 2015 February 14 2016 The Television Project Some of My Best Friends March 18 August 14 2016 Contact Us 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York NY 10128 Directions 212 423 3200 info thejm org Connect With Us Facebook

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  • The Jewish Museum - Unorthodox
    and white photograph 60 x 40 cm Július Koller Estate image provided by gb agency Paris France Unorthodox does not comment on Jewish religious orthodoxy or critique it but takes its inspiration from the Jewish tradition of dialogue and debate to investigate the impact of unorthodox concepts on orthodox systems Unorthodox aims to break with a cultural and artistic uniformity that has developed over the last century among artists and museums proposing a nonconformist engagement with art as a means to disrupt the status quo Jens Hoffmann Deputy Director Exhibitions and Public Programs Installation view of the exhibition Unorthodox November 6 2015 March 27 2016 The Jewish Museum NY Photo by David Heald Keiichi Tanaami courtesy of the artist and NANZUKA Tokyo Japan Installation view of the exhibition Unorthodox November 6 2015 March 27 2016 The Jewish Museum NY Photo by David Heald This November the Jewish Museum will present Unorthodox a large scale group exhibition featuring 55 contemporary artists from around the world whose practices mix forms and genres without concern for artistic conventions Though the artists in Unorthodox come from a wide variety of backgrounds and generations they are united in their spirit of independence and individuality Through over 200 works the exhibition will highlight the importance of iconoclasm and art s key role in breaking rules and traditions Numerous works that examine social and political values religion and humanism trauma and identity explore the relationship between the human figure and the modern creative process JMUnorthodox Unorthodox is organized by Jens Hoffmann Deputy Director Exhibitions and Public Programs Daniel S Palmer Leon Levy Assistant Curator and Kelly Taxter Assistant Curator Participating Artists Margit Anna Aust Clayton Bailey Brian Belott Meriem Bennani Adolfo Bernal Dineo Seshee Bopape Michael Buthe Tony Cox Olga de Amaral Brian DeGraw Marie Louise Ekman Brenda Fajardo Christina Forrer Valeska Gert Stephen Goodfellow Zach Harris Margaret Harrison Tommy Hartung Nadira Husain Jamian Juliano Villani Cyrus Kabiru E wao Kagoshima Gülsün Karamustafa Keiichi Tanaami Július Koller Jirí Kovanda Amadeo Luciano Lorenzato Boris Lurie Alice Mackler Abu Bakarr Mansaray f marquespenteado Park McArthur Birgit Megerle Jeffry Mitchell Mrinalini Mukherjee Masatoshi Naito Hylton Nel Zoë Paul Nick Payne Christina Ramberg Bunny Rogers David Rosenak Erna Rosenstein Xanti Schawinsky Max Schumann Leang Seckon Diane Simpson Philip Smith Hajime Sorayama Jeni Spota Miroslav Tichý Amikam Toren Endre Tót William T Vollmann Unorthodox is made possible by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations the Boris Lurie Art Foundation the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation and a Gift of Agnes Gund Endowment support is provided by the Melva Bucksbaum Fund for Contemporary Art Additional support is provided by the Leon Levy Foundation and Ealan and Melinda Wingate Video slide data cycle timeout 6000 data cycle youtube true data youtube youtube Take an exclusive tour of The Jewish Museum s exhibit Unorthodox guided by Jens Hoffmann deputy director exhibitions and public programs Unorthodox is a large scale group exhibition featuring over 50 contemporary artists from around the world whose practices mix forms and genres

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  • The Jewish Museum - Special Events
    Family Hanukkah Party The Annual Purim Ball The Purim Ball After Party The Most Amazing New York Art Design Tour The Family Hanukkah Party Sun Dec 13 2015 Dress Up Dreidel Down Hanukkah Disco Party For grandparents parents and children ages 2 tweens Dress to impress at the Jewish Museum s Hanukkah Disco Make your red carpet entrance catch the daytime dance fever and kick off the last night of Hanukkah with latkes mocktails DJ art and more For further information contact Ariel Aicher at 212 423 3264 or email aaicher thejm org To see photos from the 2015 Dress Up Dreidel Down Hanukkah Disco Party click here Host Committee Beth and Zach Altschuler Darcie and Jonathan Crystal Sharon Coplan Hurowitz and Richard Hurowitz Betty and John Levin Karen and Gustave Lipman Federica Marchionni Shara Mendelson Miraldina and Anthony Meyer Margaret and Eric Porres Elizabeth and Ronald Reede Doreen Remen and Steven Weiner Deborah Sachs Rothman and Michael Rothman Ellen Salpeter Tracy Spitzer Lynn and Glen Tobias Colin and Stella Weil Monica and Andrew Weinberg Caroline Baron and Anthony Weintraub Nanar and Tony Yoseloff Past Photos Of The Family Hanukkah Party Next Previous The Annual Purim Ball Wed Feb 24 2016 THE JEWISH MUSEUM 30TH ANNUAL PURIM BALL WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 24 2016 PARK AVENUE ARMORY COCKTAILS 6 30 PM DINNER 7 30 PM AFTER PARTY 9 30 PM MIDNIGHT WEAR YOUR MASK LEAVE YOUR BLACK TIE AT HOME HONOREE Isaac Mizrahi MAYER SULZBERGER AWARD RECIPIENTS Joseph and Elizabeth Wilf HONORARY CO CHAIRS Andy Cohen Veronica Webb Del Gatto Betty Halbreich PURIMSPIELER Sandra Bernhard CO CHAIRS Audrey and Zygi Wilf Jane and Mark Wilf VICE CHAIRS Shari and Jeff Aronson Wendy Fisher and Dennis Goodman Betty and John Levin Karen and David Mandelbaum Sheree and Nathan Mandelbaum Nazee and Joseph Moinian Nancy and Morris W Offit Tracey and Robert Pruzan Chaya Schwartz and Michael Slocum Beth and Lenny Wilf For table and ticket information please call 212 546 9032 or e mail jadamo loreleievents com View the February 25 2015 Purim Ball Virtual Journal The Purim Ball 2015 Event Photos Next Previous The Purim Ball After Party Wed Feb 24 2016 Wednesday February 24 2016 9 30 PM to MIDNIGHT PARK AVENUE ARMORY NYC DJ Louie XIV DANCING DESSERT OPEN BAR WEAR YOUR MASK LEAVE YOUR BLACK TIE AT HOME CO CHAIRS Melanie Baevsky Jared Effron Hillary Reinsberg Elana Wilf Tanzman and Brett Tanzman Nadav Weg Cori and Jason Wilf Rachel and Jonathan Wilf Steven Wilf VICE CHAIRS Samantha Bloom Samuel Breier Jonathan Harris Andrew Klaber Rachel Koffsky Rachel Mattes Greenberg Zoë Rosenberg Samantha Sharon Perry Silverman Benjamin Wald COMMITTEE Anna Adler Sara Adler Sandrine Amar Ben Baevsky Eli Bronfman Jackie Carter Dana Covo Justin Effron Lili Ezrapour Bernadette Gerrity Etay Luz Nikki Mendell Pennsy Nadler Ilana Papir Nicole Pepperman Justin Reinsberg Miranda Tecklin Julie Ulrich BUY TICKETS 118 EARLY BIRD TICKET 136 STARTING FEBRUARY 8 150 AT THE DOOR 100 YOUNG PATRON TICKET 1 per Young Patron member For information

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  • The Jewish Museum - Sunday Art Discoveries - Recycle, Reuse, and Create Art
    art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds From our unique collection to our distinctive exhibitions and dynamic education programs there is always something to see and do learn more Support Membership Individual Giving Corporate Support Planned Giving Travel Program Special Events Become a member today Individual Corporate and Foundation support are crucial to furthering the Jewish Museum s mission to collect preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search February 2016 Previous month Next month S M T W T F S 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Sunday Art Discoveries Recycle Reuse and Create Art Family Sunday February 14 11 30 am 12 30 pm Exhibition Galleries Engage with works of art through exciting activities and gallery tours that focus on themes related to our special exhibitions each month Ages 4 10 Free with Museum Admission Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Contact Us 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York NY 10128 Directions 212 423 3200 info thejm org Connect With Us Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Tumblr Pinterest Join Us Members enjoy valuable benefits including free admission discounts and previews of new exhibitions while helping the Museum to

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