Educator Workshop

Cultural Exchange


Thursday, January 25, 2018
4 – 7 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

Explore the story of how diverse global cultures have thrived, interacted, and inspired each other for centuries by looking at clothing and artifacts from Jewish communities around the world. Hear from Fashion Historian and Curator, Ya’ara Keydar and visit two new exhibitions: Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress, from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem and Scenes from the Collection, the Jewish Museum's new collection display. 

Deadline to Register: Monday, January 22

$16 (includes a light dinner). 

Special Education teachers and teachers in City Council District 7 represented by Council Member Mark Levine may attend free of charge by calling 212.423.3270.

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Professional development workshops are made possible with endowment support from the Kekst Family Fund. Additional support is provided through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council and Council Member Mark Levine.

Woman’s outer cloak (‘abaya). Baghdad, Iraq, late 1920s or early 1930s. Silk with gilt metal thread. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Gift of Ayala Dabby, Ramat Gan, from the bequest of and in memory of her aunt Jane Shasha, Baghdad, and her daughter Rosa Dabby, London, B95.1393. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Mauro Magliani.

Ticket Information

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Order by phone at 212.423.3337 on Monday through Thursday, 10 am – 5 pm; and Friday, 10 am – 3 pm. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

If the program is sold out, there will be a message on the box office line.


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In Person

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