About This Blog

Welcome to The Jewish Museum Blog, dedicated to giving you an insider’s look at The Jewish Museum, the preeminent museum in the United States devoted exclusively to 4,000 years of art and Jewish culture. Be the first to know about what’s happening at the Museum: Sign up for our E-News or become a fan of The Museum on Facebook.

Blog posts are often organized thematically according to topics. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life, from Fall 2009, with posts by Curator Daniel Belasco. The exhibition mapped the 21st century avant-garde expressions of design in Jewish ritual objects, and art about Jewish ritual.
  • New York Jewish Film Festival, January 2010, with posts by Film Festival Intern Jaron Gandelman.
  • Modern Art, Sacred Space, Spring 2010, featured a series of entries about the preparation for this special exhibition including restoring art works, installation of large scale works, and related works on view.
  • Scene + Heard is an ongoing blog series profiling Jewish Museum staff. These profiles provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse of our 9 to 5 lives. Please feel free to send us questions for future profiles to info(at)thejm.org.