Combating Hate through Art

Election Day Educator Workshop


Tuesday, November 7, 2023
9:30 am – 3 pm EST
Exhibition Galleries; Scheuer Auditorium

Consider how art can be used to address challenging issues such as antisemitism, racism, and other forms of prejudice and bias. In this full day workshop, educators will hear from Magda Teter, Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies and Professor of History at Fordham University and author of Blood Libel: On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth and Christian Supremacy: Reckoning with the Roots of Antisemitism and Racism. Engage in discussions around works of art by Trenton Doyle Hancock, Kehinde Wiley, and more. Participants will also respond to contemporary issues through art and writing activities. 

Light breakfast and pizza lunch will be served.

Tickets: $40; A limited number of spaces are available for teachers of self-contained special education classes and special education teachers in ICT classes to register for free by emailing

New York State teachers may receive 4.5 CTLE hours.

Register by November 6.

The Jewish Museum is committed to making its programs accessible to all. For inquiries and requests for ASL interpretation or additional accommodations please email or call 212.423.3200 ext. 0.

Professional development workshops are made possible with endowment support from the Gershon Kekst Family.

Trenton Doyle Hancock, Step and Screw: The Star of Code Switching, 2020, Acrylic, faux fur, graphite, plastic tops, and paper collage on canvas. Purchase: Arts Acquisition Committee Fund.