Release Date: March 20, 2017
Freedom Art Jam Passover Art and Dance Party for Families at the Jewish Museum Sunday, April 9
New York, NY, March 21, 2017 – The Jewish Museum will present Freedom Art Jam, a fun-filled family day for Passover, on Sunday, April 9 from 12 noon to 4pm. Special activities for the holiday include a dance party with Vered and The Babes, a drop-in art workshop, and gallery hunts.
This event is for children ages 3 and up, and is free with Museum admission. Adults are asked to accompany their children. For further information regarding family programs at the Jewish Museum, the public may call 212.423.3337. Tickets can be purchased online at thejewishmuseum.org/families.
FREEDOM ART JAM EVENTS
PERFORMANCE BY VERED AND THE BABES
12:00- 12:30 pm and 1:15- 1:45 pm
Vered and the Babes’ mix of folksy pop rock will keep the whole family grooving in this Passover concert featuring a playful spin on Ma Nishtana (The Four Questions), songs about freedom, and the band’s award winning hits.
DROP-IN ART WORKSHOP
12 pm to 4 pm
Guests may participate in three activities:
Funky Instruments for Freedom
Create or invent one-of-a-kind musical instruments inspired by objects from the Jewish Museum’s collection and using bells, wire, ribbons, and found objects, and then perform together as a family.
Painted Passover Storybooks
Design colorful handmade books inspired by the paintings of Marc Chagall, using techniques that combine drawing and painting.
Giant Seder Plate Sculpture
Collaborate on a giant seder plate installation inspired by the work of artist Charlemagne Palestine.
SELF-GUIDED FAMILY EXHIBITION TOURS
Specialized printed family gallery hunts highlighting the exhibition The Arcades: Walter Benjamin and Contemporary Art will be available.
The Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Education’s school and family programs are supported by endowed funds established by the Bronfman Family, the Muriel and William Rand Fund, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the Helena Rubinstein Foundation, Rosalie Klein Adolf, the Kekst Family, and Mrs. Ida C. Schwartz in memory of Mr. Bernard S. Schwartz. Family programming is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Councilmember Daniel R. Garodnick and the City Council.
About the Jewish Museum
Located on the famed Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is one of the world's preeminent institutions devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture from ancient to contemporary, and offers intellectually engaging, educational, and provocative exhibitions and programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Location: 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York City
Hours: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, 11am to 5:45pm; Thursday, 11am to 8pm; and Friday, 11am to 4pm.
Admission: $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for senior citizens, $7.50 for students, free for visitors 18 and under and Jewish Museum members. Pay What You Wish on Thursdays from 5pm to 8pm. Free on Saturdays.
Information: The public may call 212.423.3200 or visit TheJewishMuseum.org