Located on New York's famed Museum Mile, The Jewish Museum of New York offers acclaimed exhibitions that explore art and culture from ancient to modern times.
Delve into permanent exhibit, "Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey." You can follow the story of the Jewish people through at least 800 art forms, from paintings to hip-hop showcases.
See "Houdini: Art and Magic" for an intimate portrayal of the man behind the facade, including photos of the Hungarian-American magacian performing with his wife Bess. Oct 29–Mar 27.
one the best museums in NYC with top, super high quality exhibitions. They often have art exhibitions for famous artists like man ray or eva hesse that fly under the radar. Seek it out, it's worth it.
Kids can channel Indiana Jones in the Archaeology Zone, an exhibit mapped out like an ancient dig where the museums art and artifacts are the treasures. Powered by ParentsConnect.com
The Jewish Museum is the preeminent museum in the US, devoted exclusively to over 4,000 years of art and Jewish culture. Artists include Marc Chagall, George Segal, Eleanor Antin, and Deborah Kass.
Unbeknownst to many, this is the first NYC museum to mount contemporary art exhibitions!
FREE ON SATURDAYS, 11-5:45
Check out the Man Ray exhibit, it's fabulous! Also note that the museum is FREE on Saturdays!
Love NYCs smaller museums. You can actually see the art and appreciate it
The Jewish Museum presents the first major art museum exhibition to examine Houdinis life, legend, and enduring cultural influence.
Show your NYUCard for free admission!
The Jewish Museum's galleries are FREE on Saturdays from 11am to 5:45pm in honor of Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest.
See "Six Things" by Sagmeister & Walsh. Truly inspiring!
Visit 6 things exhibition. Amazing!
Every Sunday through June 12 join the Jewish Museum from 1-4pm to paint, draw, or craft a work of art with your kids. Free with museum admission.
Closed on Wednesdays
Free on Sat. Free coat check at right from the entrance.
Mark Shagal exhibition. Today - free
Pushy guards and overcrowded. Almost claustrophobic displays ( perhaps intentional?) the Chagall exhibit was good, but short.
One of my top 5 favorite museums in the city. Their exhibitions are top notch, led by knowledgeable guides. This museum is always the highlight of my trip.
Closed on Wednesday
Free WiFi JM - Guest. Needed as there's no cell signal in the galleries.
Free Admission for Bloomberg employees and 1 guest.
Thursday evenings from 5-8 are Pay What You Wish admission!
JTS students and alumni are free!
Free on Saturdays. Amazing Kehinde Wiley exhibit going on right now on their 2nd floor that you should definitely check out!
The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats (through January 29); The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936-1951 (through March 25)
Take a close look at the coins and medals showcased on the third floor. They are stunning. I liked the Portrait Medal of Moses Mendelssohn, but wished the reverse side had been displayed.
Matthew McCaslin's Being The Light sculpture on the fourth floor is worth checking out. The piece is more than just a work of installation art, it functions as a menorah as well!
Check out Chagall's Scène Biblique on the third floor. It's beautiful.
See the Maira Kalman show. Inspiring and fun.
Way too much security, and they almost make you feel you can't enjoy yourself.
Get the iPhone app for the Houdini exhibit!