Close to Home — Programs for Russian Speakers

“Soviet photographers played a pivotal role in the history of photography. Covering the period from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution through the 1930s, this exhibition explores how early modernist photography influenced a new Soviet style and how photography, film, and poster art were later harnessed to disseminate Communist ideology.” In conjunction with this powerful exhibition, and with generous […]

Converging Lenses:
Issues in Contemporary Photography

On the evening of April 23, a diverse crowd gathered in the Jewish Museum’s Scheuer Auditorium for the much-anticipated panel discussion Converging Lenses: Issues in Contemporary Photography. The event sought to dissect the concerns of contemporary photographers working today  —  in an era characterized by an obsession with consuming and disseminating images on the internet and […]

Vacation Week Spotlight

Join us for fun family activities this vacation week! Today and Tuesday, and on Thursday, kids age 4 and older can channel their inner artists by participating in our Vacation Week Art Workshops. Build your own Imaginative Miniature inspired by Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power. Don’t miss the chance to fill your child’s vacation week […]