The Yemenites: Two Thousand Years of Jewish CultureMarch 1, 2000-July 29, 2000
Location: Spertus Gallery
Curator: Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper
Media: Yemenite architecture, costume, jewelry, amulets, ceremonial objects, and a variety of crafts - silversmithing, embroidery, weaving, etc.
An ethnographic exhibition illustrating the rich heritage of the Jews of Yemen. The show traced the community's early history, beginning in Yemen in the early centuries of the 1st millenium and continuing up to 20th-century Israel, where Yemenite tradition led to the creation of a new local artistic style.