Jewish Advertising on Television

The Jewish Museum Television Project You Don't Have to be Jewish “Dark Shadows,” Mad Men, season five, 2012. AMC

  The Television Project, an exhibition series at the Jewish Museum, introduces Jewish Museum visitors to a dynamic part of its collection: the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting, the largest and most comprehensive body of broadcast materials on 20th century Jewish culture in the United States with more than 4,000 holdings. The latest installment of the […]

Movies That Matter: Bringing Film on Identity and Tolerance to Teens

Movies That Matter

Movies that Matter: Film Screenings for Schools at the Jewish Museum, now in its 17th year, is a twice yearly series that invites middle and high school classes to explore themes of identity, culture, and tolerance by viewing award-winning documentaries and engaging in post-screening conversations. The free program serves close to 2,000 students per year […]

Remembering Eva Hesse


  The life of artist Eva Hesse was brief and tumultuous. Born in Hamburg in 1936, her family fled Nazi Germany when she was only two years old. They resettled in New York where she was raised in the German Jewish community of Washington Heights, Manhattan. Her parents separated and she lost her mother to […]