At the center of Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian-American Quilt, on view at the Jewish Museum through February 15, 2015, hangs one of the most intriguing, charming, and visually intricate objects in our collection. It’s a colorful quilt, originally owned by a Russian Jewish immigrant family. The quilt was assembled in America, incorporating panels probably embroidered in [...]
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!
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 [...]