Current and Online Exhibitions
Fine and decorative arts are featured in contemporary and historical exhibitions throughout the Hebrew Home.
CARE was inspired by the experience of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease and centers around the artist’s family and her late mother-in-law, Dorothy. Paintings, frescoes, sculptures, drawings and assemblages reflect on how tension develops as definitions of the self overlap and can become at odds with one another. It celebrates the power of family and the impact of intergenerational connections. On view in-person October 23, 2022–February 19, 2023.
This exhibition explores the intersections of Jewish history and memory with the stories of traditional objects interpreted in light of the role memory plays in shaping both individual and communal identities. Ongoing in-person in the Museum.
With more than thirty artists and works in diverse media, this exhibition explores the fascination birds have long held for artists and designers across different cultures and in different eras. Selected from the permanent collection, the works reflect a variety of stylistic influences, from realism to surrealism, folk art to scientific illustration. Online exhibition.
From its founding in Jerusalem in 1906 by Boris Schatz (1866–1932), the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts forged a national style and pioneered modernist design in Jewish ceremonial art. Online exhibition.
Stories by the famed Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem inspired a series of paintings and prints by two Eastern European-born 20th century artists. Online exhibition.
A series of surrealistic linocuts, Dreams responds to traumatic events of the twentieth century witnessed by eminent Slovak artist Vincent Hložník (1919-1997). Online exhibition.