Photo Hunt: Sidewalk Clock

If you’ve ever been to the corner of Broadway and Maiden Lane in lower Manhattan, you may have noticed something rather curious: a working clock embedded in the sidewalk. Barthman Jewelers planted it in the pavement in front of their store in 1899. It was a clever publicity stunt for the shop, which specializes in [...]

Opening Night of The 2012 New York Jewish Film Festival

The 21st annual New York Jewish Film Festival kicked off Tuesday night, Jan 10, with a special private opening event and screening of the film Mabul (The Flood) at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater. Jewish Museum Director Claudia Gould and Film Society of Lincoln Center Executive Director Rose Kuo officially opened [...]

Saying Goodbye in 2011

All of us at The Jewish Museum are sad to have said goodbye to many prominent artists with works in the museum’s collection who died last year. Among them are a painter, a printmaker, two photographers and a paper cutter who broke from tradition. All led remarkable lives and added unquestionably to the culture at large as well as to the richness of the museum’s [...]