Welcome, October!

Visitors to the exhibition From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952, September 12, 2014 – February 1, 2015. © The Jewish Museum, NY. Photo by: Will Ragazzino/ SocialShutterbug.com. Art by Lee Krasner © 2014 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Art by Norman Lewis © The Estate of Norman W. Lewis, Courtesy of Iandor Fine Arts, New Jersey

We can hardly believe that October is already here! There’s so much to explore this month, with new exhibitions on view or opening soon, and unique programs, talks, and performances for all ages. Read on for a few highlights, and be sure to visit our online calendar to see everything coming up this month! Continue reading

Some Final Q&As from #AskACurator Day

We had a great time participating in this year’s #AskACurator Day on Twitter! On Wednesday, September 17, four members of our Curatorial and Collections teams stepped up to answer questions tagged with the #AskACurator hashtag using our handle @TheJewishMuseum. We were asked everything from what newly acquired collection objects we’re excited about, to how our curators got started, to how historic exhibitions such as Primary Structures have influenced the Museum.

While the fast-paced day is still fresh in our minds, we wanted to take the opportunity to answer a few outstanding questions with the help of our wider team. Enjoy the replies after the jump; we’ll see you for the next #AskACurator Day on September 16, 2015!

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