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Conney Conference Videos

The Conney Conference on Jewish Arts, which took place in New York City this year, has published video recordings of their sessions here. The Jewish Art Salon’s panel discussions are featured below:  Spinoza In Our Time Anti-Semitism and Jewish Art Today Contemporary Jewish Narratives More info on our panel discussions: Anti-Semitism, Spinoza, and Narratives Individual Jewish Art […]

There’s Plenty of Significant Contemporary Jewish Art Hiding in Plain Sight

You won’t find much of it at the Jewish Museum, but a vibrant Jewish art culture does exist—and needs support. Richard McBee, in a response to recent articles in Mosaic about New York’s Jewish Museum, poses the question: what would an ideal New York Jewish Museum look like? … “But, I can hear readers asking: where is […]

Conney Conference on Jewish Arts 2019 in NYC

The Jewish Art Salon is proud to be participating in the Conney Conference on Jewish Arts at the 92Y, March 31-April 3rd, 2019. Full conference program available here The Jewish Art Salon will be conducting three panel discussions: April 1: 9:00-10:00 am. Spinoza in Our Time / Moderator: Ori Z. Soltes. Panelists: Lenore Mizrachi-Cohen, Goldie […]

2019 Conney Conference Call for Papers and Proposals

The 7th biennial Conney Conference on Jewish Arts, a project of the UW Madison Center for Jewish Studies will take place this year at the 92Y in New York. Converging Movements at the 92Y Keynote Speaker Dr. Naomi Jackson, author, Converging Movements Modern Dance and Jewish Culture at the 92Y Conference dates: Sunday March 31-Wednesday, April […]

The Conney Conference on Jewish Art: “Is There a Jewish Art, Yet?”

By Ben Schachter Two weeks ago I gave a keynote address at the Conney Conference on Jewish Art at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Douglas Rosenberg, chair of the Art department, organizes a dynamic and diverse conference every two years. This year attendees included art historians, artists, metalsmiths, dancers, choreographers and others. This year’s […]

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 […]

Call for Proposals Conney Conference on Jewish Art

50 Years After Harold Rosenberg: Is there a Jewish Art (Yet?) The 2017 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts will focus on the legacy of Harold Rosenberg’s great rhetorical gesture and its continued resonance across the arts. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Dance Scholar and choreographer Judith Brin Ingber and Visual artist/author Ben Schachter, Jewish Art Salon member and Advisor. The […]