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LECTURE SERIES: ART IN ISRAEL FROM BORIS SCHATZ TO ILIT AZOULAY

Join Skirball Museum director Abby Schwartz for this three-part illustrated series celebrating art in Israel from its beginnings to the here and now.

 

Reservations recommended.

Members: free

Non-members: Series fee $18

Individual lectures $7 in advance or at the door.

513.487.3098

ART IN ISRAEL BEFORE WORLD WAR II

Wednesday, April 11 at 7 pm

Explore the arts and crafts movement and the development of the Bezalel School and pioneer artists attached to the land.

 

 

ART IN ISRAEL AFTER WORLD WAR II

Wednesday, April 18 at 7 pm

Consider the impact of World War II and the founding of the State of Israel on artists including Mordechai Ardon and Marcel Janco and the formation of the New Horizons group by Joseph Zaritsky, Avigdor Stematsky, and Moshe Castel, who brought modernism and abstraction to the forefront of Israeli art.

 

 

CONTEMPORARY ISRAELI ART

Wednesday, April 25 at 7 pm

Abby Schwartz will be joined by artist and educator Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit-Halachmi for engaging dialogue about the dynamic and provocative modern and contemporary art scene in Israel.

 

 

CHILDREN OF CINCINNATI AND CHILDREN OF JERUSALEM

Sunday, April 29 at 1:30 pm 

 

Children of all faiths and their families are invited to see and discuss Children of Jerusalem: Painting Pain Dreaming Peace, a collection of paintings and collages created by Palestinian and Israeli school children, ages 9 to 12. An art-making activity for the young and young at heart will follow.

 

Reservations required.

Free and open to the public.

513.487.3098

 

 

BEYOND MILK AND HONEY: A MUSICAL JOURNEY

Sunday, May 6 at 4 pm 

 

Join musician Yael Front and a 3-person band for an exploration of the history of Israeli popular music since the founding of the State of Israel in 1948. From the Hora, through Eurovision contest winners, to contemporary pop chart hits, it will be an afternoon of song and celebration!

 

Reception to follow performance.

Reservations requested.

Free and open to the public.

513.487.3098

This program is made possible through the generous support of Tracy McMullen and Rosemary and Frank Bloom.

 

 

FROM PALATE TO PALETTE: THE ART OF ISRAELI COOKING

Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm

 

Participate in an Israeli cooking demonstration and tasting with Rotem Greniman. Rotem is known for her unique and flavorful Middle Eastern-inspired dishes. Expect the unexpected, and bring your appetite!

 

Reservations required.

Members: free

Non-members: $10

513.487.3098