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 [...]
Get ready – on Wednesday, September 17, hundreds of museums around the world are participating in the fifth annual #AskACurator Day on Twitter, and we are looking forward to taking your questions! To participate, be sure to use the hashtag #AskACurator and tag the Jewish Museum by using our handle, @TheJewishMuseum. This year, four members [...]
Mel Bochner: Strong Language, which is in its final week on view at the Museum, marked a kind of homecoming for the artist. Nearly 50 years ago, when he was fresh out of art school and new to New York City, Bochner worked as a guard at the Jewish Museum – that is, until he was let go for snoozing on the job.