The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
31st Kite Flying Festival
October 15, 2016

Sukkot celebration in the Museum
Free entrance for children | October 18-25

October 19th - Wire(less) Connections to fill the sky at the 31st Kite Flying Festival
During Sukkot weekdays the Museum invites you to join family and friends at a Sukkot Happening filled with activities and fun, culminating with the 31st Kite Flying Festival. Families are invited to build their own kites in special workshops inspired by the exhibition Wire(less) connections, then join others to  fill the sky with thousands of colored art works.
Sukkot celebration

Photograph (C) Benni Maor

Families are invited to a variety of activities throughout the intermediate days of the Sukkot including:
A giant cord maze set up in the museum yard invites children to climb, walk on a rope bridge, practice special knots, pull on ropes that operate different mechanisms and try their hand at the craft of weaving.
In the Recycling Workshop children can create sukkah decorations inspired by the exhibition Wire(less) Connections.
Tours for the whole family reveal traces of centuries of Pharaonic rule in ancient Israel in the exhibition Pharaoh Canaan: The Untold Story. Children's tours will also take placein the exhibition Pablo Picasso: Drawing Inspiration  exploring the art of of the greatest artist of the 20th century.
The new game app for families send visitors on quests relating to art works in the galleries and their stories, turning the gallery visit into a fun, interactive experience.

The 31st Kite Flying Festival
October 18, | 10 am- 6 pm  |
Sukkot Celebration during the Sukkot intermediate days, October 18-21
Admission is free for children up to age 17
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Dance in the Exhibition

Photograph (C) Moshe Nini

Dance in the Exhibition

A series of dance performances in the museum galleries. no extra charges
Tuesdays, during the months of November and December, there will be a dance performance in a gallery selected by the choreographer for its art works. This site-specific encounter brings together leading Israeli dance artists and visual arts.
The first performance: CLIMAX by Yasmeen Godder in the exhibition Efrat Natan: Whitewash and Tar.
November 1, 5 pm - 8 pm

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Gallery Talks

Tues 25.10 10 pm
Pierre Huyghe with assistant curator Orly Rabi and Amir Ronen

Wed 26.10 12 pm
Pablo Picasso: Drawing Inspiration with exhibition curator Tanya Sirakovich*

Tues 1.11 7 pm
A Mummy in Jerusalem with exhibition curator Galit Bennett-Dahan*

*Register in advance at tel. 677-1302

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Free entrance for soldiers doing compulsory military service and for those doing National Service, courtesy of Israeli Friends of the Israel Museum

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