Madame’s Moment

Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power opened to the public on October 31, marking the first time a museum has explored this fascinating historic figure. Through the cosmetics empire and art collections Rubinstein built, Madame (as she was widely known) helped break down the status quo of taste, blurring boundaries between commerce, art, fashion, beauty, and design. [...]

Spotlight on SummerNights: Howard Fishman

Howard Fishman, acclaimed songwriter, guitarist and bandleader (and kickoff performer for The Jewish Museum’s 2012 SummerNights concert series), has been using his signature blend of styles to impress audiences around the world. Now, his five piece brass band is preparing to bring fun, unique sounds to the museum on Thursday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. [...]

For Tu B’Shevat: Seeing Jewish farming

The first almond tree blossoms in Israel are a sign that Jewish Earth Day is just around the corner. Environmental awareness and responsibility is the major theme in celebrating Tu B’Shevat, the holiday also known as the New Year for the trees, on February 8. Originally observed as a harvest festival, in ancient Israel Jews [...]