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Accessibility

This website has been developed with attention to the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) web accessibility initiative (WAI), striving to comply with the AA accessibility checkpoints.

The WAI promotes usability and accessibility for people with disabilities. The W3C promotes good practice amongst the web community via initiatives like WAI Web Contact Accessibility Guidelines.

If you would like further information, have any suggestions on how we could improve the site’s accessibility, or are experiencing problems accessing the website, please contact access@thejm.org.

Linking to Our Site

The Jewish Museum does not authorize or prohibit links to its web site provided that any such link does not connote an endorsement by or affiliation with the Jewish Museum.

Legal Notices and Rights

The images selected for the Jewish Museum’s website are representative of the nearly 30,000 objects in the Museum’s collection. Not all of the works found on this website are necessarily on view in the Museum.

By using this site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the Terms and Conditions outlined below.

The Jewish Museum is under the auspices of The Jewish Theological Seminary

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the website (“Site”) operated by the Jewish Museum (“Museum,” “we,” “our” or “us”). Please read these Terms of Use, which include our Privacy Policy (collectively, “Terms”) carefully because by visiting our Site, you agree to be legally bound by and comply with our Terms. If you do not agree, please do not use the Site. We reserve the right to revise these Terms from time to time. If you continue to use the Site after we post revisions, you agree to the revised terms.

Copyright/Permissions

All content of this website is copyrighted either by the Museum or by third parties who have granted permission for their materials to be included on this site. The content of this site is available solely for personal, education, noncommercial use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. All other use without explicit permission is strictly prohibited. Users must abide by all copyright notices and restrictions and include all copyright, trademark, credit, author and source of the content as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL TheJewishMuseum.org.

The Jewish Museum expressly prohibits the use, downloading, copying, display, publication, distribution, transmission, modification, reposting or exploitation for commercial or public purposes of the Protected Content, except for the limited purposes described above.

Public Domain

The content of this website marked “Public Domain” (PD) consists of images of works from the Museum’s permanent collection that are currently available in “high resolution” format and that the Museum believes are in the public domain. The Museum is providing high-resolution images of these works free of charge for immediate download. The Museum does not warrant that the sharing or other use of this content will not infringe upon the rights of third parties holding rights to these works, including rights other than copyright, such as rights of privacy and publicity. It is your responsibility to determine and satisfy copyright and other use restrictions before downloading, copying, transmitting, publishing or making any other use of these items.

If you have any knowledge about rights-holders of any of these works, please contact permissions@thejm.org.

Trademarks

The Museum’s name, trademarks, service marks, logos, and other indicia of source are owned by the Museum (“Our Trademarks”). You may not use Our Trademarks: (i) in connection with any product or service that does not belong to us; (ii) in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among the public about the source of any goods or services or confusion about whether we are affiliated with, sponsor, or endorse any goods or services; or (iii) in any manner that disparages or discredits us. Our Site may also display the trademarks of third-party sponsors, supporters, and partners. You may use these third-party trademarks only with the prior permission of the owner of the trademark.

Accessibility

Our Site has been developed with attention to the World Wide Consortium’s web accessibility initiative so that our Site will be available to a broader audience. See more information on accessibility to our Site and the Museum.

Links, Frames, and Metatags

You may link to our Site as long as the link does not cast us in a false or misleading light.  You may not frame the content of our Site or use metatags or any other “hidden text” that incorporates Our Trademarks without our written consent.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. We have no control over these sites or their content. Be sure to read the privacy policies and terms of use that govern use of third-party sites.

Disclaimers

THE SERVICES AND CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE ARE AVAILABLE “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY SERVICES OR CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE (OR THROUGH LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES), INCLUDING THAT OUR SITE, SERVICES, OR CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, INACCURACIES OR OTHER ISSUES CONCERNING OUR SITE, SERVICES, AND CONTENT. IF YOU RELY ON OUR SITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT, YOU DO SO ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO OUR SITE, SERVICES, AND CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE (EVEN IF THE PURPOSE HAS BEEN DISCLOSED TO US), AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS TO OUR SITE, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT WILL BE FREE FROM SUCH ELEMENTS AND WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO THEM.

ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS TO OUR SITE, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT WILL BE FREE FROM SUCH ELEMENTS AND WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO THEM.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE MUSEUM OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR SIMILAR DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, OR LOSS OF DATA) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF OUR SITE, SERVICES, OR CONTENT OR THESE TERMS, REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY. THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE MUSEUM AND ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FOR ANY CLAIM OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER BASED ON ANY LOSS, LIABILITY, OR INJURY ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OUR SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF THESE TERMS, INCLUDING FROM ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR INACCURACIES IN OUR SITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT FOR DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE IS $US100. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR THESE KINDS OF DAMAGES, SO THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold the Museum and its directors, officers, employees, and agents harmless against all liabilities, losses, damages, and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) that any of the indemnified parties may incur arising out of your use of our Site, services or content or your violation of these Terms. The Museum reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which we are entitled to indemnification. You agree to provide us with all cooperation we reasonably request.

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate these Terms, our Site, and any services or content offered through our Site at any time without notice for any reason. The “Disclaimers,” “Limitation of Liability,” “Indemnification,” and “General” sections of these Terms (along with any other provision that by its terms contemplates survival) will survive any termination.

General

These Terms, which includes the Privacy Policy, are the complete agreement between you and the Museum regarding your use of our Site, supersede all other agreements (oral or written) between you and the Museum, and are governed by and should be construed according to the laws of the State of New York applicable to agreements made and completely performed in New York, unless doing so would lead to the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. You irrevocably agree to: (i) bring any claim or dispute relating to your use of our Site and these Terms exclusively in the state and federal courts located in the State and County of New York; (ii) submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts; and (iii) waive any objection to those courts based on inconvenience or other reasons. You may not assign your rights under these Terms without the Museum’s prior written consent, and any attempted assignment will be null and void. If a court of competent jurisdiction determines that any provision of these Terms is unenforceable for any reason, then that provision will be deleted (or, if possible, modified in a manner that reflects the original intent as closely as possible) and the remaining provisions will be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law (unless doing so would deprive either party of a material benefit of these Terms). The failure of a party to assert any right under these Terms will not be considered a waiver of that party’s right. The word “including” in these Terms is intended to be illustrative and means “including without being limited to.”

Contact Us/Questions

If you have any questions about our Terms, including our Privacy Policy, or our Site, please contact the Museum at website@thejm.org.

Last Updated

February 14, 2019

Privacy and Cookie Policy

The Jewish Museum (“Museum”) is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors, online guests, customers, members, and donors. This privacy policy governs the way the Museum collects and uses information both online and offline, and explains the types of information we collect and how we use it. Please read the following information to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Particularly Important Information

Who we are: For the purpose of applicable data protection legislation, the data controller of your personal data is the Jewish Museum of 1109 5th Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY, 10128.

Changes to this Policy: We will post any modifications or changes to the Policy on our Site. We reserve the right to modify the Policy at any time, so we encourage you to review it frequently. The “Last Updated” legend above indicates when this Policy was last changed. If we make any material change(s) to the Policy, we will post a notice on our Site prior to such changes(s) taking effect.

Information You Provide

The Museum collects personal information from you when you engage in online or in person transactions such as purchases, registrations, making a donation or becoming a member. Additionally, personal information may be transmitted as part of a form submission or in connection with other programs, activities, services, or resources available on our website.

We may gather personal information that you give us, including your name, address, phone number, email address and payment information.

For example, we collect personal information on our website when you:

• Purchase tickets
• Purchase a membership
• Make a donation
• Purchase merchandise
• Purchase or redeem a gift membership
• Fill out a “Contact Us” request
• Subscribe to a mailing list
• Request information about Exhibitions and Programs
• Participate in certain education programs (for example, when you complete an online application)
• Communicate with use through the website, including completion of any online forms

In addition, we may collect personal information outside our website via:

• In person ticket or membership sales
• By phone
• On-Site (for example during an event, a visitor may choose to complete a form and hand it to a staff member, for example in connection with membership or subscription)
• Returning mail to us, such as membership renewal solicitations

How We Combine Personal Information

We may combine information gathered from the website and information that we have received, gathered, acquired, or stored from other sources, both information collected offline by the Museum and information received from third parties into a single customer record. We also use and/or combine information that we collect offline or receive from third-party sources (e.g., contact information from government funders or grantor information) to edit, enhance, and/or check the accuracy of your customer record.

How Personal Information is Used

If you provide us personal information we will use this information to respond to your inquiry or request, or to fulfill your order. With your consent, we may also use it to contact you to provide information about other Museum activities, programs, membership and fundraising opportunities, products and special events that may interest you. You may opt-out of having your information used by the Museum for these purposes, or you may update your contact information anytime, by contacting us via the following email or postal mail addresses: website@thejm.org.

With Whom Personal Information is Shared

The Museum may share your personal information, with other organizations, such as other non-profits, art institutions, or with other companies that may be of interest to you, for informational, fundraising, or related purposes. In addition, all information we do share with other institutions is provided subject to confidentiality obligations limiting the nature of the use of your information and restricting the further dissemination of your information. If you do not wish to have your name and address shared with other institutions for these purposes, you may opt out at any time by contacting us via the above email address.

In addition, the Museum also engages third-party vendors in order to help us manage the website, process online and offline transactions, better respond to the needs of our visitors, and enhance our marketing efforts. This includes third-party vendors such as UniteU (Online Shop), ACME Ticketing (Online Ticketing, Donations, and Memberships), Eventbrite (Online RSVP), Log-On (Direct Mail Fulfillment), MailChimp (eNews), SocialSign.in (Wi-Fi), and other marketing partners who serve advertisements across the Internet, offline, and sometimes on the websites on the Museum’s behalf. They may use information about your visits to the website and other sites to personalize advertisements for goods and services. We and our third-party vendors or partners use analytics data for a variety of purposes such as to improve the design and content of our website, to help us learn things like what pages are most attractive to all of our visitors and what promotions visitors like to see, and to gauge the success of our advertising campaigns.

The Museum may also use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on the Museum; (b) protect and defend the Museum’s rights or property, the website, or the Museum’s users; and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of Museum affiliates, agents, or the users of the website or the public.

Cookies: What are cookies?

We may collect information using “cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device by a website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Site.

We use two broad categories of cookies: (1) first party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which are used only by us to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Site; and (2) third party cookies, which are served by service providers on our Site, and can be used by such service providers to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites.

Cookies we use

Our Site may use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:

Essential Cookies: These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our Site and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.

Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow our Site to remember choices you make when you use our Site, such as remembering your language preferences, remembering your login details and remembering the changes you make to other parts of our Site which you can customize The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you visit our Site.

Analytics and Performance Cookies
These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Site and how users use our Site. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor. It includes the number of visitors to our Site, the websites that referred them to our Site, the pages they visited on our Site, what time of day they visited our Site, whether they have visited our Site before, and other similar information.  We use this information to help operate our Site more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information, and to monitor the level of activity on our Site.

We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our Site works. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here.

You can find out more about how Google protects your data here.

You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Site by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link.

Disabling cookies

You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help,” “tools,” or “edit” facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. 

Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org.

If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Site. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device.

Review and Correction of Personal Data; Opt Out

We will make reasonable efforts to enable you to review your Personal Data and, upon your instructions, to correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data. We will only retain your Personal Data as long as reasonably required for you to use our Site unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (for example regulatory purposes). If you wish to review or correct your Personal Data, or if you would like to request that we not use your Personal Data in certain ways, please contact us at website@thejm.org.

If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you can follow the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions in the materials you receive or contact us at enews@thejm.org.

Security

We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect personal data within our organization. Unfortunately, no transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be completely secure, and transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us using the details in the Contact Us/ Question section below.

The Museum strives to keep your Personal Data secure and uses commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard it from unauthorized use. Of course, no security measures can be guaranteed to be 100% effective, so you use our Site at your own risk.

Children Under Age Thirteen

Our Site offers educational information and activities for children relating to the artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people. The Museum, however, does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under age thirteen. If a parent or legal guardian becomes aware that your child under age thirteen has provided Personal Data to our Site, please contact us at website@thejm.org.

Transfer of Information to the United States

Our servers are located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our Site or providing your Personal Data, you consent to this transfer and the collection, storage, processing, and use of your Personal Data in the United States and as described in this Privacy Policy. Please be advised that your Personal Data will be protected in accordance with United States law, but this may not be the same level of protection as is legally required in the European Union or other jurisdictions.

Complaints

We are committed to resolve any complaints about our collection or use of your personal data. If you would like to make a complaint regarding this Policy or our practices in relation to your personal data, please contact us at: website@thejm.org.

We will reply to your complaint as soon as we can and in any event, within 45 days. We hope to resolve any complaint brought to our attention, however if you feel that your complaint has not been adequately resolved, you reserve the right to contact your local data protection supervisory authority.

Contact Us/Questions

If you have any questions about this Policy or our Site, please contact the Museum at website@thejm.org.

Last Updated

May 6, 2019

Image and Research Requests

The Jewish Museum supports the use of images under the fair use doctrine to encourage scholarship, education, and the creation of artistic works. Best practices and guidelines are found at the Center for Media & Social Impact.

Digital images on the Museum’s website marked “Public Domain” (PD) may be reproduced for any purpose, without charge. No permission is required.

Image requests for works in the Jewish Museum’s collection that are not covered by fair use may be sent to our licensing agent, Art Resource. Due to ongoing preparations of our collection galleries, we are unable to accommodate requests for new photography or extensive research until after January 15, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please contact Art Resource to request images and inquire about fees:

Art Resource

65 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012

212.505.8700

For additional information, please contact

For information regarding the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting, please contact the Broadcast Archive at the Jewish Museum at:

212.423.3234

If you are a journalist and need information or images, please visit our online Press Room or contact:

212.423.3271

Contact Us

For more information please contact the following departments
Monday – Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.

General Information and Inquiries

General Information
212.423.3200
Box Office Call Center
866.205.1322
Press Inquiries

Visit our Press Room for current news releases.

212.423.3271
Rental Opportunities

Learn more about Rentals availability.​

212.423.3216
Website Questions
212.423.3309

Program Information

Public Programs Box Office

Check out our Public Programs and see what’s on the calendar.

866.205.1322
Family Programs Box Office

​Learn more about Family Programs and see what’s on the calendar.

866.205.1322
School Programs Information

See our resources for Pre-K – 12 Educators

212.423.3270
Adult Group Tours Information

Learn more about planning your group visit

212.423.3270
Film Festival

The New York Jewish Film Festival is presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Membership Information

Membership Information

​Learn about Membership benefits and ways to support the Jewish Museum. 

212.423.3269
Travel Program

See travel packages available exclusively to Jewish Museum members.

212.423.3261
Members-Only Events
212.423.3284

Funding Opportunities

Institutional Giving
212.423.3334
Corporate Sponsorships
212.423.3334
Planned Giving
212.423.3347
Commemorative Gifts and Special Giving Opportunities
212.423.3347

Acquisitions and Exhibitions

For proposal information click here.

Shopping Information

Cooper Shop at the Jewish Museum
212.423.3211

Human Resources

Employment

​Find out about current Career Opportunities at the Jewish Museum.

212.423.3286
Internships

Read about the seasonal Internship Program.

212.423.3238
Volunteer Program

​Learn about becoming a Volunteer at the Jewish Museum.

212.423.3279