Credit: © Deborah Kass / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York;
Release Date: April 2, 2020
Stay Connected with Virtual Offerings from the Jewish Museum!
New York, NY, April 2, 2020 - While the Jewish Museum is temporarily closed to the public, we hope you will explore our virtual offerings, which include audio tours, our online collection, and virtual events such as drawing workshops and concerts!
Jewish Museum Mobile Tours
Engage with the Jewish Museum’s collection through the voices of artists and curators online from anywhere in the world with Mobile Tours, available on any device at Tours.TheJewishMuseum.org.
Hear from artists Alex and Maira Kalman, Isaac Mizrahi, Arlene Shechet, Kehinde Wiley, and more talk about their works in the Museum’s collection.
STORIES OF DAILY LIFE
Jewish studies professor and historian Jenna Weissman Joselit discusses the grand stories behind five seemingly humble objects in the Museum's collection.
KIDS & FAMILY TOUR
Designed for kids ages 6 & up, the Kids & Family Tour features lively conversations, surprising stories, and behind-the-scenes secrets about art, artifacts, and Jewish ceremonial objects.
Explore the Jewish Museum’s Collection Online
The Jewish Museum's unparalleled collection spans 4,000 years of art and Jewish culture through nearly 30,000 works of art, Judaica, and antiquities from around the world.
Adult Online Drawing Workshop
In this remote-learning workshop, create a portfolio of drawings at home using instructions designed by the Jewish Museum and materials that you have on hand, and then come together in a small group online to share your drawings in a video discussion with Jewish Museum educators. The online session will also include a live group drawing activity. This workshop will be offered in two identical sessions, on Wednesday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 29. Course fees are for one session.
Sessions will be led virtually through Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer with a camera and Wi-Fi, and will receive a Zoom link prior to the program date.
$12 General; $8 Members. All skill levels welcome.
Celebrate Passover with the Jewish Museum Virtually with Art Activities and Music!
Follow the Jewish Museum on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to view seder plates and tables from the Jewish Museum community. Post pictures of your own seder plate or table and use the tag #ShowUsYourSeder.
The Jewish Museum will present a free Passover family concert on Zoom with "kid rocker" ShirLaLa on Sunday, April 5 at 11:00 am. ShirLaLa (Shira Kline) will perform delightful twists to favorite holiday songs. Kids (ages 2 and up) will be encouraged to jump like a frog, ask the Four Questions, and dance with tambourines in an at-home adventure in celebration of Passover. Audiences can join from anywhere, no video/microphone necessary (video of audience members will not be visible to others). The program will stream at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HPg2p8ffSW69MAnCe_eK-Q - webinar ID: 488 797 934.
Download our new Passover Art Activities designed for families to create at home together. Draw a Passover seder illustration, build a diorama, and collage a seder plate inspired by works in the Jewish Museum's collection.
The Jewish Museum also offers audio tours of select works relating to Passover found in the Museum's collection. Listen to educator Mark Epstein discuss the Passover holiday with kids through two works in the Jewish Museum's collection: Amy Klein Reichart's Miriam Cup, and Nicole Eisenman's Seder.
Online Resources for Educators
The Jewish Museum’s educator resources are designed to enhance online teaching. Incorporate downloadable curriculum materials and thematic audio tours that bring the Jewish Museum’s collection to life.
Follow the Jewish Museum on Social Media
Don’t forget to follow the Jewish Museum on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!