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Scenes from the Collection

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York, NY

11 am - 5:45 pm, closed Wednesdays

$18, $12/seniors, free/ages 18 & under


Explore the global Jewish experience through works of fine art, Judaica, antiquities, folk art, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media intelligently organized in gorgeous galleries. Join digs in a small Archaeology Zone.

Sunday family programs include fantastic drop-in art workshops, storytimes and occasional family concerts.


Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone

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.

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Jewish Museum Studio Art Sessions

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.

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Dig Drop–in

Explore, sketch and hunt for a featured artifact in a simulated archaeological dig highlighting replicas from ancient to modern times.  

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Picture This! Gallery Tour, Art Workshop & Concert: Oran Etkin & Friends

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…

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Archaeology Monday

Join us for an afternoon archaeological adventure. Unique in New York City, our simulated archaeological dig highlights replicas from ancient to modern times in a hands-on experience. Collect stamps in a special passport each visit and receive a gift after your third dig adventure!

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Scenes from the Collection

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…

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