The Jewish Museum was established in 1904 when Judge Mayer Sulzberger gave 26 ceremonial objects to the Jewish Theological Seiminary as the core of a museum collection. Since then, the museum's offerings have grown to offer more than 30,000 works of art, artifacts and media installations.
The museums's location in the Warburg Mansion offers plenty of space for amazing things to see: its upcoming Fall 2017 exhibition, Scenes from the Collection, will feature over 650 works from antiquities to contemporary art. Hungry? Check out Russ & Daughters' 60-seat restaurant on the museum's lower level.
|Venue name:||The Jewish Museum||Contact:|
1109 Fifth Ave
|Cross street:||at 92nd St|
|Opening hours:||Mon, Tue, Sat, Sun 11am–5:45pm; Thu 11am–8pm; Fri 11am–4pm|
|Transport:||Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St; 6 to 96th St|
|Price:||$15, seniors $12, students $7.50, visitors 18 and under free. Sat free. Thu 5–8pm pay what you wish.|
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February Vacation Week at the Jewish Museum
Kids with the week off can choose from a number of workshops over mid-winter break. Drop in on the afternoons to create colorful tapestries inspired by the clothing found in the museum's special exhibit Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress, from the...Until Sunday February 25 2018