Category J.A.S. Events

Conney Conference on Jewish Arts

This year’s conference at the the University of Wisconsin, Madison will feature an art panel with Richard McBee representing the Jewish Art Salon: “It’s O.K. to be Jewish Artists: The Waxing of Jewish Artists Groups”. In addition several events will take place with other Jewish Art Salon members. Timeline of events by JAS members: Judaic Metalsmithing […]

Blue Like Me at ACA Galleries

ACA Galleries and the Jewish Art Salon are pleased to present: Blue Like Me, a documentary that profiles Indian-American artist Siona Benjamin.  Join us Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, 6pm – 8pm 6:00 – 6:30 pm Reception at Siona’s exhibition 6.30 – 6:45 pm Introductions by Dorian Bergen, Yona Verwer and Gloria Orenstein.    6.45 – 7:15 pm Screening of […]

JOMIX- Jews, the Comics & Art; Past & Present – Panel

The Jewish Art Salon presents JOMIX- Jews, the Comics & Art; Past & Present, an artists panel, on Long Island, NY.  Sunday September 25, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Sid Jacobson JCC in East Hills, New York 300 Forest Dr., Greenvale, NY 11548. (516) 484-1545 Map here.   This panel is in conjunction with the Jewish Art […]

Passover Panel Discussion at the Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery

On Sunday April 10th, 2016 the gallery at CKI will re-open for the evening at 7 with cocktails/spirits and refreshments. At 8 pm there will be a discussion with 10 of the the artists of the current exhibit Passover and the Consequences of Freedom. This show is curated by Richard McBee, and a collaboration with […]

Symposium on Femininity and Masculinity in Jewish Art

The Mishkan Museum in Ein Harod, Israel, hosts a closing event on January 29th at the exhibit New York / New Work, which features works by Jewish Art Salon members. This symposium, in memory of Ahuva Ben Aharon, is done in conjunction with Midreshet Ein Hanatziv, Niggun Nashim and Oranim College.  The New York / New Work exhibition […]

Letters from my Grandparents: The Art of Ruth Schreiber

The Jewish Art Salon partners with the Anne Frank Center USA in presenting an art exhibit and artist’s talk by Ruth Schreiber. Opening reception: Thursday February 4, 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Anne Frank Center USA 44 Park Place, New York, NY, between Church St. and West Broadway. The exhibit is on view […]

Beuys & Jewish Art – Chanukah Symposium at Mishkan Museum

Joseph Beuys Symposium at the Mishkan Museum of Art in Ein Harod, Israel. Friday December 11, 2015 (Chanukah) at 11:00. Contemporary art from Germany, and Characters in the Yard – Nahum Tevet and Olaf Lies Holtzaffl; The Jewish Art Salon’s exhibit New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC, curated by Dvora Liss and David […]

Jewish Art Salon Session With Andi Arnovitz

The Jewish Art Salon is pleased to present: Andi Arnovitz at Yeshiva University Museum Thursday, December 3, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Light refreshments – 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Artist’s Tour of Threatened Beauty – Works by Andi Arnovitz  6:30 pm Arnovitz’s PowerPoint Presentation: highlights of her biblical and Jewish-themed feminist works, Venetian Haggadah project, Jerusalem Biennale. Andi will […]

Creative Catalyst Symposium for Socially Engaged Jewish Art

Creative Catalyst is a 1-day conference and platform to support socially engaged Jewish art that highlights the work of artists, curators, activists, community leaders, and organizations. The event’s goal is to create dialogue around socially engaged Jewish art, the structures and networks of support for artists working within social issues. Sunday, November 8th, 2015, 9:30AM – 4:30PM […]

‘Blue like Me’ Film Screening & Exhibit Opening at American Sephardi Federation NY

The Jewish Art Salon is proud to co-sponsor The American Sephardi Federation’s film screening of Siona Benjamin at the Center for Jewish History. Blue like Me’: An Indian-Jewish Artist’s Boundless Imagination”, film screening of a documentary about Jewish Art Salon’s Founding Member Siona Benjamin will be followed by “Baghdadis & The Bene Israel in Bollywood & […]

Symposium- Contemporary Jewish Art in America

The Jerusalem Biennale, in conjunction with the Jewish Art Salon exhibit New York / New Work, features a symposium November 1, 2015, 17:00-20:30. Moderator: David Sperber. Polonsky Academy Auditorium, Van Leer Institute 43 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem The symposium marks the closing of the exhibition New York/New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art in NYC. Program: 17:00-17:30- Greetings by Rami Ozeri, Founder […]

Jewish Art Salon at the Jerusalem Biennale 2015

THE SECOND JERUSALEM BIENNALE FOR CONTEMPORARY JEWISH ART WILL SHOWCASE THE WORK OF NEARLY 200 ISRAELI AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS. The Jewish Art Salon’s Pavilion at the Polonsky Academy features New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC, curated by Dvora Liss and David Sperber Participating artists: Helène Aylon, Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, Rachel Kanter, Robert Kirschbaum, Richard McBee, Archie Rand, Cynthia […]

Salon Session at the Bernard Museum

 David Wander – The Book of David Join us for an informal art session at Temple Emanu-El – Herbert & Eileen Bernard Museum, NYC. 1 East 65th Street, New York, NY. 212 744 1400 Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 6:30 – 8pm Presenters: Artist David Wander and Curator Warren Klein. Light refreshments will be served. On view […]

JOMIX Catalog

We are proud to announce the catalog of our art exhibit JOMIX-Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation Expertly designed by Dorit Jordan Dotan, the print version will be ready late September. Online preview here. The exhibit, an expanded version of the previous JOMIX, is curated by Joel Silverstein, Aimee Rubensteen, and Richard McBee. Wendi Furman and Yona Verwer assisted […]

Jewelry & Amulet Design Workshop at Studio Gruss

Join the Jewish Art Salon, RJeneration and Russian Moishe House for an incredible hands-on-art workshop with a passionate artist couple, right in their Brooklyn studio. July 9, 6:30 PM. Refreshments served. Lorelei and Alex Gruss are renowned artists, and a couple breathing craft and design since 1987, creating exquisite Judaica, spiritual spaces and jewelry. Both are also […]

NYC Salon Session April 22

In the spirit of Israel Independence Day we will be visited by Israeli curator Shoshi Norman at the gallery / workspace of Israeli-born artist Igal Fedida. April 22, 6-8 PM. Igal Fedida Fine Art 1482 1st Avenue, between 77th & 78th St. New York, NY 10021 Phone: 310-466-3916 Light refreshments. RSVP at jewishartsalon (at) gmail (dot) com Shoshi Norman will speak […]

GROW YOUR OWN POEM

A horticultural/poetry workshop for families with artist Robin Atlas At the Anne Frank Center USA Saturday January 31 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Adults $8 and seniors/students $5. $20 for a family ticket (consisting of 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children). Space limited. Reservations recommended. Anne Frank Center USA 44 […]

TU B’SHVAT at the Museum at Eldridge Street

WinterGreen Festival: A Tu B’Shvat Celebration  Poetry Workshop 12 Eldridge Street between Canal St. and Division St. Sunday February 1 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm For more information visit www.eldridgestreet.org As part of her exhibit, Lashon Hara: On the Consequences of Hate Speech, textile artist Robin Atlas will offer a cut-up poetry workshop for young people […]

CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS EXPLORING WOMEN IN TANACH

The Association of Jewish Studies will hold its 46th Annual Conference in Baltimore December 14-16, 2014. Sunday December 14, 11:15am to 12:45pm, a Roundtable Discussion titled Contemporary Artists Exploring Women in Tanach and Talmud will take place at the Hilton Baltimore. The discussants are Jewish Art Salon members Richard McBee, Ruth Weisberg, Matthew Baigell, and Ben Schachter. The moderator is Vivian […]

COMIC BOOKS AND THEIR CREATORS: lecture / workshop

YCROP and Jewish Art Salon invite you to: Illustrated lecture & workshop by Joel Silverstein Sunday May 18, 12-2 PM, 2014.  From the creation of Superman to Maus and The Rabbi’s Cat, Jews have played a fundamental role in the comics industry and Jewish themes have come up in the most unlikely of places. This […]

DOCUMENTING DIASPORA

The Anne Frank Center USA, RJeneration & Jewish Art Salon invite you to Documenting Diaspora Illustrated talk with artist Julian Voloj. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 to view the Faith & Form art exhibit. Join award winning photographer Julian Voloj for a discussion and presentation on Jewish émigré […]

RECREATING THE GOLEM: From Prague to The Simpsons

The Anne Frank Center USA and the Jewish Art Salon present Recreating the Golem: From Prague to The Simpsons A discussion with artist Mark Podwal and author Thane Rosenbaum Tuesday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m., 2014 “In conjuncture with Faith & Form, the current Jewish Art Salon exhibition at The Anne Frank Center USA, artist Mark Podwal and […]

MEZUZAH MUSINGS with Tobi Kahn

RJeneration and the Jewish Art Salon invite you to join Tobi Kahn.  January 30, 2014, 6-8 PM Meet this internationally acclaimed artist in his own studio where we will discuss the art, traditions, and superstitions surrounding the Mezuzah. Believed to have been used as far back as the Second Temple period, before the year 70 CE, mezuzot vary a greatly but […]

FINDING HOME with Siona Benjamin

Finding Home: Parallels in mythology from around the world Jewish Art Salon partners with RJeneration to invite you to this event for you as the writer and teller of your own life story. No artistic experience necessary. This lecture and workshop will bridge world mythologies to individual stories. Siona Benjamin, a painter from Bombay, living in the US, […]

PUNK JEWS Screening with the Producers

Ycrop and the Jewish Art Salon invite you to a screening of the acclaimed documentary Punk Jews.  Meet producers Saul Sudin and Evan Kleinman.   Join us for this unique opportunity to interact with the producers in a cool Lower East Side gallery. Profiling Hassidic punk rockers, Yiddish street performers, African-American Jewish activists and more, Punk Jews explores an […]

JAS SESSION Tribeca Synagogue for the Arts

3 Artist Presentations and 2 Art Exhibits Tribeca Synagogue For The Arts Gallery 49 White Street, New York, NY 10013 Thursday, October 17, 2013 6-7 PM Opening Reception  “City Charms & Sewing Stories”, art exhibits by Heather Stoltz and Yona Verwer. 7-8 PM Artists Presentation, hosted by the Jewish Art Salon. Presenters: Marisa Scheinfeld and […]

JAS SESSION Hadas Gallery

Neo Chassidic. Not your parents’ Chassidic art!  Join us for brunch Sunday September 29  With a presentation by current & former Chassidic artists Shoshannah Brombacher, Elanit Kayne and Yitzchok Moully. Hadas Gallery 541 Myrtle Ave Brooklyn, NY 11205. Sunday September 29, 1-3 PM, 2013 Bagels & refreshments served. Yitzchok Moully, the Pop Art Rabbi, will talk about […]

ELAT CHAYIM ARTFEST

Join the Jewish Art Salon at the Elat Chayim ArtFest at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in the Berkshires Sunday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Celebrating and highlighting the vibrant infusion of creativity and artistic engagement in a diverse, eco-conscious Jewish community. This art festival offers a wildly diverse array of opportunities to […]

IMAGERY AFTER ABSTRACTION

The Jewish Art Salon and the Kraft Center present:  Imagery After Abstraction: Filling the Void Panel Discussion In conjunction with “Into the Void: Digital Images, Paintings, Video  1984 – present”, exhibition by Cynthia Beth Rubin Tuesday, February 12, 2013   6:00-7:30 PM – Reception. 7:30-8:15 PM – Discussion   In explorations of imagery drawn from influences as diverse as […]

THE GOLDEN AGE OF JEWISH ART

Jewish Art Panel at the Conference of the Association of Jewish Studies.  With Jewish Art Salon Members Matthew Baigell, Richard McBee and Ben Schachter. The AJS 44th Annual Conference takes place December 16-18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois at the Sheraton, Chicago “The Golden Age of Jewish Art”: Art and its Advocates Mon, Dec 17 – 11:00am – […]

STILL SMALL VOICE at the Kraft Center

The Jewish Art Salon and the Kraft Center present: Still, Small Voice in a Noisy World: Jewish Heritage and Contemporary Art. Panel Discussion, in conjunction with the art exhibit “Get lucky: Amulets and Ketubah Art by Judith Joseph”.  April 18, 2013 Opening Reception 6-7 pm Discussion  7-8 pm Columbia / Barnard Kraft Center 606 West […]

CELEBRATE TEXT at the Kraft Center

The Jewish Art Salon, Oholiav, and the Columbia / Barnard Kraft Center present Celebrate Text: Shenanigans. Thursday November 29, 7pm – 10:30 Columbia / Barnard Kraft Center  Rennert Hall 606 W 115 St, NYC 7:30 – 8:00 pm – ART Interactive Talmud Page The Talmud page is built up from conversations that take place around a central text.  […]

TALMUD SYNESTHESIA – Art/Jazz/Poetry: A unique workshop

Jewish Art Salon and the Sixth Street Synagogue in NYC premier a night of break-through cross-genre collaboration.  Jazz Talmud – Visual Art/Jazz/Poetry Open to the public. Welcome to all. Performance poet Jake Marmer will recite his cycle of Talmud-inspired poems, while musicians will interact with, and interpret the spoken material. Saxophonist Greg “Jazz Rabbi” Wall, […]

International Artists Session at Skirball Center

The Jewish Art Salon and the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning, NYC, are pleased to host an International Artists Session Presenting artists: Jacqueline Nicholls (Great Britain) and Ken Goldman (Israel). Moderated by Tobi Kahn. Skirball Center of Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanuel. 1 East 65th Street  New York, NY 10065. (212) 507-9580. March 12, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00PM 8:30 – […]

JAS at Limmud NY 2012

The Jewish Art Salon will be represented at Limmud by founding/director Yona Verwer. She will participate in two events.   Radical Jewish Art and Community Presented by Art Kibbutz NYC Marc Michael Epstein, Frank London, Patricia Eszter Margit, Greg Wall, Yona Verwer Sunday 4:20 PM–5:35 PM Columbia Three Jewish cultural organization’s leaders discuss how their work creates […]

The Jewish Museum Lecture

Two Jewish Art Salon members, Shoshannah Brombacher and Yona Verwer, will be presenting at the Jewish Museum. Brombacher will discuss The Portuguese (Marano) Jewish Community in 17th century Amsterdam; and Gravestone inscriptions at Bet Haim cemetery. Verwer will speak about The Jewish Art Salon, Dutch Jewish art today, and her own artwork. Travel U: The Jews of The Netherlands […]