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Tel-Aviv Museum of Art

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Tel-Aviv Museum of Art
27 Shaul Hamelech Blvd
61332 Tel Aviv
Israel
Venue Type: Museum

Country:
israel



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
June 23rd - October 29th The 2015 Haim Shiff Prize for Figurative-Realist Art
Ofer Rotem
 
June 22nd - October 24th Masad: Video, Film and Photography, 2009—2016
Nir Evron
 
June 17th - November 14th Alchemy of Words: Abraham Abulafia, Dada, Lettrism
 
June 7th - October 29th W. Eugene Smith: A Selection of Works from the Museum Collection
W. Eugene Smith
 
June 3rd - October 8th The Exhibition
David Tartakover
 
May 26th - October 24th From her wooden sleep...
Ydessa Hendeles
 
May 18th - August 20th Growth Engines
Eli Gur Arie
 
May 13th - November 5th Minaret of Defense
Zik Group
 
April 20th - August 20th Counterlight
Maya Zack
 
April 16th - August 27th Yasky and Co:. Israeli Architecture According to Avraham Yasky
 
April 1st - August 27th Powerless Structures
Elmgreen & Dragset
 
March 17th - August 27th South of the Sahara: Accelerated Urbanism in Africa
 
December 11th, 2015 - November 26th My Selfie & I: For the Whole Family
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.tamuseum.com
EMAIL:  
meyerhoff@tamuseum.com
CONTACT:  
Rebecca Meyerhoff
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon,Wed 10-4; Tue-Thu 10-10; Fri 10-2, Sat 10-4
PHONE:  
+972 (0)3 6077020
OTHER PHONE:  
+972 (0)3 6919155
FAX:  
+972 (0)3 6919157
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
Adult - 42; Tel Aviv Resident (with Resident Card) - 34; Student (with International Student Card) - 34; Child (up to age 18) - 21; Senior Citizen - 21; Enlisted Soldier - 21; Enlisted Solider in Uniform - FREE; Holder of Gold MasterCard (IsraCard Only) -
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DESCRIPTION

The Tel Aviv Museum of Art is Israel’s leading museum of modern and contemporary art, and home to one of the world’s largest collections of Israeli art. Since its founding in 1932, the Museum has served as one of Tel Aviv’s major cultural hubs, displaying a vibrant mix of permanent collections and temporary exhibitions in a wide variety of fields – painting, sculpture, prints and drawings, photography, video, architecture and design. Each year, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art welcomes more than 500,000 visitors, offering them over twenty annual Israeli and international art exhibitions.

 

Situated in an impressive architectural complex, the Museum is an integral part of the city’s major cultural center – the Golda Meir Cultural and Art Center – home to the Israeli Opera and the   Cameri Theater. One of the most diverse and dynamic cultural institutions in Israel, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art serves as a hub of activity for the local arts scene. In addition to its collections, the Museum presents performances of music and dance, film, and lecture series on philosophy and art.

 

The fully computerized art library and its Documentation Center for Art in Israel serve over 15,000 students, scholars and curators each year. The library subscribes to the major art journals and receives the latest catalogues of exhibitions of Israeli art, modern and contemporary art, photography, design and architecture. It is the most comprehensive reference center in the Middle East.

 

The Museum’s original building on Rothschild Boulevard has great historical significance: it was there that Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel on 14 May 1948.

 

The Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, an adjunct to the main building, functions as a showcase and platform for young talents. Opened in 1959, it was beautifully renovated in 1989 with funds provided by the Helena Rubinstein Foundation and the Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo. The Danek and Jadzia Gertner Gallery specializes in changing long-term exhibitions of decorative art.

 

Each week some 1,500 children, youth and adults from all walks of life attend classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography, video and computer art, and printmaking at the Museum's Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Art Education Center.


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