Passover at the Museum | The Israel Museum, Jerusalem



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Passover at the Museum

Past Event

Family Activities

Passover at the Museum

Free Entrance for Children

  • Sunday, 21 Apr 2019
  • Ages: For the whole family
  • Price: Children enter free, except for workshops
  • Language: Hebrew

Sun - Wed | April 21- 24 

Come draw graffitti on white walls
You are invited to a colorful celebration with artist-teachers in Wexner gallery
Main building - opposite upper information desk | 10:30 am - 2 pm | IS 15 

Dance the Dabke with the Machya Enseble

Using dance as a bridge between the myriad ethnic groups in Israeli society, the Machya Ensemble explores the connections between the traditional Arab Dabke and contemporary and Hasidic dance. In the I to Eye exhibition (which is all about human connections) they invite everybody to learn the basic steps and rhythms of the Dabke and let its spirit join us together.

Two performances a day | 11:30 am, 1:30 pm | Youth Wing Plaza | no added charge

Art Workshops

Will create connections between the Museum exhibitions and spring celebration
Illuminate a Haggadah in the footsteps of Maimonides and Russian Avant Garde
Pot Painting inspired by expressionist artists

At the Youth Wing | 10 am - 3 pm | IS 15

Recycling Workshop

Turn colorful plastic bags into beautiful bougquet of flowers
At the Recycling Workshop | 10 am - 3 pm | IS 15

Daily Hasidic Tale

A new story every day, presented by the Elul Theater
12 pm | IS 15 | Illustration Library

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Time Travel: The Story of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Animated Film

Join Alma on a journey through time to discover the incredible story of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Hebrew with English subtitles)
In memory of Uri Whistler In cooperation with George Blumenthal, USA
Screening every hour during Museum opening hours
Dorot Foundation Dead Sea Scrolls Information and Study Center in Memory of Joy Gottesman Ungerleider
Starting at 10:30, once an hour