IMJ Leadership Newsflash
March 2017

Installation view of the No Place Like Home exhibition. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Elie Posner

Please join us for our  Passover Open House on Thursday,
April 13, 2017

9:00 am: Light refreshments and greetings by Dr. Eran Neuman, Anne and Jerome Fisher Director

9:30-11:30 am: Curator-led tours of No Place Like HomeBehold the Man: Jesus in Israeli Art, and Francisco Goya: Daydreams and Nightmares

Please RSVP to Yvette Messinas; +972 2 670 8098
What's Next
March 28 – Italian Friends Gala, Milan; for details, please contact the Italian Friends

April 3 –  American Friends April Spring Luncheon, New York; for details, please contact Alix Greenberg at the American Friends

April 28-30 – Young Associates Art Weekend in Toronto; click here to register


**Special opportunity for leadership:

July 9-11 –  Mediterranean Contemporary Photography and Video
Acquisition Committee, Arles (France) Photography Festival

Join us for a unique and adventurous immersion into the super-active and little known contemporary Middle Eastern and Mediterranean photography and video art scene. We will meet artists from Morocco, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, and more; visit relevant collections and shows; and vote on the acquisition of proposed artworks.

For details, please contact Dr. Noam Gal, Curator of the Department of Photography.**
July 27-30 – Austrian Friends Gala and International Program, Salzburg; for details please contact Barbara De Palmenaer at the Austrian Friends
September 7-10 – IMJ curator-led trip to the Venice Art Biennale; space is limited and registration ends April 15; for more details, please contact Laura Gilinski at the Israel Museum
New on Display

Purim noisemaker from the New Sounds: Purim Noisemakers by Yaacov Kaufman exhibition. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Elie Posner

No Place Like Home – IMJ galleries are transformed into a domestic interior displaying artworks inspired by everyday household objects in a Dadaist subversion of the mundane experiences of everyday life. In the Press»

House Tree Heart – Our first display of works by special needs participants in Youth Wing art courses.

New Sounds: Purim Noisemakers by Yaacov Kaufman – A colorful, diverse, and amusing series of 150 noisemakers made of disposable utensils, basic materials, and found objects that capture the joyous atmosphere of Purim.

Shlomo’s Treasures: Guardian Lions from the Moussaieff Collection – Generously on loan from the outstanding Shlomo Moussaieff collection in honor of the first anniversary of his death. The Collection hails from the ancient kingdom of Nashshan, a city-state which was at times ruled by the kingdom of Saba (biblical Sheba) in present-day Yemen.
On Loan

The Lovers, Marc Chagall, currently on display at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Sarasota, Florida, USAThe Lovers by Marc Chagall can be seen through July 31 in the Marc Chagall, Flowers, and the French Riviera: The Color of Dreams exhibition at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 

Cambridge, England – Five Italian Renaissance period objects from the IMJ Jewish Art and Life Wing are currently on display in the Madonnas and Miracle: the Holy Home in Renaissance Italy exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Please contact Laura Gilinski to coordinate a program involving IMJ loans
IMJ Curators Around the World
New York - Curator Dr. Noam Gal from the Department of Photography will be in NY March 28-April 2
Please contact Laura Gilinski to coordinate events or meetings with our curators
Internship Opportunities

Israel Museum campus © Timothy Hursley, courtesy the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Curatorial graduate students Julia Kabat and Marc Smith from South Africa will be joining us for a three-month internship at the IMJ after Passover. Special thanks to Sarin Goott of the South African Friends for facilitating this!

For more details on internships, please contact Rebeccah Stromberg at the Israel Museum
Our Friends Visit

Our Italian Friends enjoy home hospitality with Israeli Friends Letizia and Angelo Piatelli in Jerusalem, February 2017

British Friends - We're looking forward to welcoming our British Friends on the BFAMI pre-Passover trip to Israel April 3-7. For more details, please contact the British Friends
Italian Friends - The Israeli Friends were thrilled to host our Italian counterparts (AMIGI) on their February 24-27 visit to Israel and the Israel Museum.

For details about upcoming international events, please visit our International Events Calendar
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