Scenes from the Collection
December 1 @ 11:00 am - December 31 @ 5:45 pm
Suggested Ages: All Ages, Babies, Toddlers, 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18, Adult Friendly
The Jewish Museum’s rotating collection exhibition features nearly 600 works from antiquities to contemporary art, a unique mix of artworks and ceremonial objects. Selected works are presented in thematic “scenes,” weaving together centuries of art and Judaica. Pick up a free Kids Gallery Guide at the front desk for some interactive exploration.
Enter a bizarro fairytale by New York-based artist Rachel Feinstein. See sculpture, painting, and video, panoramic wallpaper referencing religion and fairy tales, high European craft and low American kitsch, her needs as an artist and the needs of her family. Kid favorites include a clock-face assemblage and rainbow cinderella.
Explore new themes each week in drop-in art workshops. Paint, draw, sculpt, or craft a work of art inspired by exhibitions on view. Also go for a dig in the kid-focused Archaeology Zone.
Explore, sketch and hunt for a featured artifact in a simulated archaeological dig highlighting replicas from ancient to modern times.
Create art, share ideas, listen to storybook readings, and enjoy a playful tale told through instruments from Zimbabwe to China from jazz clarinetist Oran Etkin. A 10 am gallery program includes interactive activities, art viewing, and a PJ Library collection book reading. At 10:45 am head to the art studio…