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The Jewish Museum

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The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue (at 92nd Street)
New York, NY 10128
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
upper east side



Facade of The Jewish Museum of New York During the 2009 Museum Mile Festival, JiaJia FeiJiaJia Fei,
Facade of The Jewish Museum of New York During the 2009 Museum Mile Festival,
2009, Photograph
> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
October 31st - March 22nd, 2015 Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power
 
October 31st - April 19th, 2015 Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Willem de Rooij
 
September 12th - February 1st, 2015 As from Afar
Dani Gal
 
September 12th - February 1st, 2015 From the Margins: 1945–1952
Lee Krasner, Norman Lewis
 
August 22nd - February 1st, 2015 Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian-American Quilt
 
November 8th, 2013 - February 5th, 2016 Sights and Sounds: Global Film and Video
 
April 11th, 2003 - December 31st, 2035 Culture and Continuity (Permanent Exhibition)
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.thejewishmuseum.org
EMAIL:  
info@thejm.org
OPEN HOURS:  
Saturday-Tuesday: 11-5:45 Wednesday: CLOSED Thursday: 11-8 Friday: 11-5:45
PHONE:  
212-423-3200
OTHER PHONE:  
Museum Shops: 212-423-3211
FAX:  
212-423-3232
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
Adults $12, Seniors $10, Students $7.50, Children Under 12 Free. Free admission on Saturdays.
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DESCRIPTION

The Jewish Museum was established on January 20, 1904 when Judge Mayer Sulzberger donated 26 ceremonial art objects to The Jewish Theological Seminary of America as the core of a museum collection. Today, The Jewish Museum maintains an important collection of 26,000 objects - paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photographs, archaeological artifacts, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media. Widely admired for its exhibitions and educational programs that inspire people of all backgrounds, The Jewish Museum is the preeminent United States institution exploring the intersection of 4,000 years of art and Jewish culture.


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