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The Dr. Bernard Heller Museum in New York is the visual extension of the spiritual, cultural, and educational life of the College-Institute, which provides graduate and professional programs for students of all faiths. It presents exhibitions, educational programs, and publications illuminating Jewish history, culture, and contemporary creativity and offers traveling exhibitions to venues throughout North America and around the world. 

Scattered Breath

Current Exhibitions:


A Visual Family Narrative

On view June 19 – 28, 2019

This exhibition explores South African artist Jennifer Kopping's Jewish diasporic narrative of two branches of her family, separated by the devastation of the Holocaust. Learn more

MicrocosmosTERRA inFIRMA

On view September 6, 2018 - June 28, 2019

TERRA in FIRMA features the works of sixty-five international artists who explore climate change and global warning through the lens of Jewish values and contemporary social activism. Learn more

Connect with HUC-JIR:

To join the Museum mailing list, schedule a group tour, inquire about a work in the Judaica Store, or learn more about the Museum, please contact us at museumnyc@huc.edu or 212-824-2218.