Art in Context

Scenes from the Collection: Exploring Identity at the Jewish Museum


Tuesday, November 17, 2020
2 – 3 pm

Beginning with an introduction to the Jewish Museum’s collection, learn how a small group of ceremonial objects grew into a collection of 30,000 paintings, sculptures, and pieces of Judaica. Topics will address 19th and 20th-century painting, contemporary photography and sculpture, and broader themes of immigration and identity within the Jewish community. Each tour is led by a Jewish Museum educator and is one hour in length including Q & A. Classes will take place over Zoom. 

November 10: The Art of Language

November 17: Photorealism and Figuration

November 24: Exploring Abstraction

This program is at capacity. If you have questions or would like to receive advance notification about future programs, please email

Please note that this is a three-session class. Ticket purchase is required and includes all sessions. 

Photo by: Kris Graves