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Snow in Jerusalem, December 2013
DIRECTOR'S WELCOME | PLAN YOUR VISIT January 1-15, 2014
 
 
 

The Israel Museum invites you to a new year packed full of exhibitions, events, lectures, and great member benefits.

 
 
 
LAST CHANCE
VISIT THE YEAR'S MOST TALKED-ABOUT EXHIBITIONS JUST BEFORE THEY CLOSE
Extended hours: Herod, Botticelli and Color Gone Wild will be open Thurs, January 2 until 9 pm. »
Herod the Great: The King's Final Journey

HEROD
Follow the footsteps of one of the country's greatest builders.
Until January 4 »

Botticelli, The Annunciation, 1481, A Rare Masterpiece from the Uffizi Gallery, Florence

BOTTICELLI, THE ANNUNCIATION, 1481
A fresco masterpiece from Florence by the well-known artist - huge in scale, and uniquely beautiful
Until January 11 »

COLOR GONE WILD
Matisse, Kandinsky and other revolutionary artists in a rare collection abundant with color
Until January 11 »

Color Gone Wild: Fauve and Expressionist Masterworks from the Merzbacher Collection

AIRCRAFT CARRIER: AMERICAN IDEAS AND ISRAELI ARCHITECTURES
Trace the accelerated influence of the United States on Israeli society in an exhibition from the Venice Biennale.
Until January 11 »

More exhibitions »

Aircraft Carrier, American Ideas and Israeli Architectures
 
 
NEW SPECIAL DISPLAY
ANA MENDIETA
Two iconic video works showcasing the works of the influencial Cuban-American artist. Mendiets's works incorporate ancient rituals, the artist's body, and natural materials such as feathers, blood, and fire.
From January 7 »
 
 
 
Traces V: Beyond Paper
GALLERY TALKS, LECTURES AND TOURS
MEET THE CURATORS OF THE LEADING EXHIBITIONS
(IN HEBREW)

Gabriel and Mary: An Encounter January 7 »
Botticelli, The Annunciation, 1481 January 8 »
Traces V: Beyond Paper at Ticho House January 14 »
All gallery talks »
SPECIAL LECTURE
Samaria, Jezreel, and Meggido in the time of Omri, Ahab, and Jezebel
By Professor David Ussishkin, recipient of the 2014 Percia Schimmel Award of archaeology in Israel and the Lands of the Bible
January 7 | 8:30 pm »

DID YOU KNOW?

RECORD BREAKING NUMBER OF VISITORS IN 2013
With close to one million visitors who walked through the Museum's doors in 2013
450,000 visitors came to see Herod the Great »
A presidential visit: American President Barak Obama visited with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. »
And another majestic visitor: A fresh sheet of snow blanketed the Museum. »

 
 
 

FOR THE FAMILY

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

Journey to the Past
. A story in dance, January 7 »
To Be a Tree , January 14 »

TIME TRAVEL
An animated film of the Dead Sea Scrolls story

Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 3:30 pm; Tues 4:30 pm; Fri 11:30 am | Ages 6+ | Hebrew »

ARTRICKS
New in the tricky exhibition: a dialogue between Edward Collier's 300-year-old still life work and Einat Arif-Galanti's contemporary still life.
In the Youth Wing »

MONDAYS IN THE LIBRARY
In this series of meetings with artist Michal Kerer, storytelling inspires children to create their own works of art.
Ages 4-6, 4:30 pm
Ages 7-9, 5:45 pm
January 6, 13 | Hebrew »



 
 
 

FOR MEMBERS ONLY

BETH SHEAN AND BELVOIR NATIONAL PARK (KOHAV HAYARDEN)
A guided tour through an old Egyptian stronghold, to a Roman city. With bath houses, and an amphitheatre; gentlemanly agreements and birds of prey - a fascinating journey with guide Roni Peled.
January 10 | 6:45 am

20% discount on Herod's Menu in the Modern Restaurant (4 diners)

Member discounts »

BECOME A MEMBER »

 

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A SPECIAL MEETING

MIKA AND CORRINE
Artist Mika Rottenberg presents the works from her exhibition, featuring an acoustic performance by Corrine Elal
January 21 | 8 pm

SPECIAL DEALS AT THE MUSEUM SHOP

10% discount for Museum and IFIM members
20% discount
on Herod and Color Gone Wild products
Buy one get two free on a variety of books.