The Jewish Museum collection spans 4,000 years of Jewish culture through nearly 30,000 objects from around the world. From fine art to Judaica, the collection speaks to the global Jewish experience, whether by virtue of the subject depicted or because a work represents a significant contribution to art and Jewish cultural history.
In the latest iteration of our Masterpieces & Curiosities exhibition series, a colorful, geometric sculpture sits encased in the middle of a gallery, surrounded by other neon and pastel objects that come alive against a laminate surface of bright patterns. The work is artist and designer Peter Shire’s Menorah #7 in the Jewish Museum collection, […]
Take Me (I’m Yours) at the Jewish Museum, on view through February 5, 2017, is an exhibition that invites visitors to touch, interact with, and take home works of art by 42 artists. Unconventional in nature, the exhibition subverts the well-established visitor behavior of keeping a safe distance from the art, and rethinks the role […]