Art In Context

Scenes from the Collection: Exploring Identity at the Jewish Museum


Tuesday, May 25, 2021
2 – 3 pm
Zoom, Virtual Program

*Note time listed is in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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.

May 4: The Art of Language
May 11: Photorealism and Figuration
May 25: Exploring Abstraction

Tickets: $45 General; $36 Jewish Museum Members

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

Photo by: Kris Graves

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