Reassembling Madame Rubinstein’s Miniature Rooms

Over the course of her life Helena Rubinstein collected objects of every sort in untold quantities. She had a lifelong love of miniature rooms and commissioned numerous doll-size dioramas, decorated in period styles. They ranged from a Spanish Baroque dining room to a mid-eighteenth-century French Rococo salon with Louis XV furniture to a mid-Victorian English […]

Help Us Pick This Year’s JM26!

Last December, the Jewish Museum released our first “JM26” – a list of 26 events, ideas, and people that helped define the year’s Jewish cultural zeitgeist. We learned about Pope Francis and his love of Chagall, Justin Bieber’s declaration that Anne Frank would have been a “Belieber,” and that Thanksgiving and Hanukkah could form a wonderfully delicious merger […]