This Is How We Do It: Memphis Does Hanukkah

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, […]

The JM Featured in Yeshiva University MOOC

Susan L. Braunstein, Henry J. Leir Curator at the Jewish Museum, is featured in a new online course being offered through Yeshiva University and Coursera titled “Arch of Titus: Rome and the Menorah,” providing members of the public with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the cultural impact of the Arch of Titus, a central artifact […]