Members-Only Preview

Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art


Thursday, October 17, 2019
11 am – 8 pm
Exhibition Galleries

Jewish Museum members are invited to preview Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art before it opens to the public. Join us and explore the revolutionary career Edith Halpert, the Jewish immigrant, business woman, and trailblazing art dealer who championed the work of Stuart Davis, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Ben Shahn, among many others.

Exhibition Talk in Scheuer Auditorium
1 pm

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Edith Halpert at the Downtown Gallery, surrounded by some of her artists, in a photograph for Life magazine in 1952.

Photograph © Estate of Louis Faurer