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DIRECTOR'S WELCOME | PLAN YOUR VISIT February 16-28, 2014
 
 
 

We're happy to keep you informed of the events taking place over the next two weeks.

 
 
 
SPECIAL ENCOUNTERS IN THE LEADING EXHIBITIONS

OUT OF BODY: FRAGMENTATION IN ART

Mind and Creativity with neurobiologist Prof. Idan Segev | The Nose by Gogol scenes from the Habima Theatre production | Human Fragments in Film with Nachman Ingber | And more
February 18, 8 pm | Hebrew »

GIDEON GECHTMAN: 1942 - 2008

Artists and friends speak about the influential artist and his works. With Yair Garbuz, Larry Abramson, Doron Rabina, Michael Gordon, Gal Weinstein, and others
March 5, 11 am | Hebrew »


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LAST CHANCE

MAPPING THE
HOLY LAND II

Cartographic treasures from the Trevor and Susan Chinn 
Collection include the Bernhard von Breydenbach's 1486 map, the display's centerpiece which is considered the first accurate printed map of the Holy Land. Until March 2 »

NEIGHBORING SOUNDS

MONTHLY FRIDAY CONCERTS
Outstanding students from the nearby Conservatory of the Jerusalem Academy of
Music and Dance perform in a series of special concerts at the Museum.
March 7, 12:30 pm »
 
 
 

NOT EVERYTHING GLITTERS

STATUS SYMBOLS AND MAGICAL POWERS
First meeting of the engaging series on the significance of accessories in different cultures around the Dress Codes exhibition.
March 3, 6 pm | Hebrew »

SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL GUEST LECTURE

ANDRES SERRANO
A talk with world-renowned American artist Andres Serrano about his journey as an artist and his work
February 25, 8 pm
English »
 
 
 

GALLERY TALKS

ON THE LEADING EXHIBITIONS

Mapping the Holy Land II February 18

Collecting Dust February 19

Gideon Gechtman, 1942-2008 February 25

Squeeze: Video Works by Mika Rottenberg, March 4

See all the gallery talks (Hebrew) »

DID YOU KNOW?

NOT ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD: A STATUS SYMBOL OR A MAGICAL POWER
African tribesmen scar their faces and their bodies to express superiority over animals, to look more beautiful and most importantly, more civilized.
To strengthen their position, tribe members tend to flaunt jewelry made ​​from animals such as a lion's mane.
Hear about this and more at the meeting "Status Symbol or Magical Power" to be held in the African Art gallery.
Learn more »
 
 
 

CHILDREN AND YOUTH

A MUSICAL MONTH
Create your own musical instruments from recycled material with reycling aritist Telma Schultz. Then play your instruments in the Purim celebration (March 17) and in a percussion concert with the Jerusalem Symphony (March 25) at the Jerusalem Theatre. 
February 16 »

MONDAYS IN THE LIBRARY
Listen to a story, become familiar with art works
and artists with artist Michal Kerer.
Ages 4-6, 4:30 pm | Ages 7-9, 5:45 pm
February 17, 24 | Hebrew »


TRIPLE TUESDAY
Get ready for the Journeys exhibition
with three activities in a single ticket
in the Recycling Workshop, the Illustration Library,
and a surprise! »

ADULT WORKSHOPS

MASTER CLASS WITH ETTI ABERGEL: BETWEEN SCULPTURE & INSTALLATION

A six-session workshop on the transition from sculpture to installation. For art lovers with experience with sculpture who are able to work independently.
From March 6 | Hebrew » 
LIFE-DRAWING WORKSHOPS
IS 65 regular, IS 55 for members
Fridays, 10 am-1 pm »
 
 
 

FOR MEMBERS ONLY

10% Discounts in the shops, cafes, and Museum and Ticho House restaurants
02-6708811


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