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Jewish art at a watershed moment

The Jewish Art Salon’s exhibition has been reviewed in the Riverdale Press. ‘Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth’ artists explore duality and context By TIFFANY MOUSTAKAS March 23, 2018 When the word “watershed” comes to mind, one might think of an area that divides water to different rivers. But it means a lot more than that […]

Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth at the Derfner Judaica Museum

This exhibition is jointly organized by the Derfner Judaica Museum and the Jewish Art Salon. Opening reception Sunday January 28, 1:30-3:00pm Free and open to the public with RSVP to art@hebrewhome.org Exhibition on view until May 27, 2018. Derfner Judaica Museum Hebrew Home at Riverdale 5901 Palisade Avenue Riverdale, NY 10471-1205 http://www.riverspringhealth.org/art This exhibition was […]

Borders/Boundaries/Barriers at the Derfner Museum

Across Divides: Borders and Boundaries in Contemporary Art   March 26–July 23, 2017 Reception Sunday, March 26 1:30-3pm Talk by curator Reba Wulkan   Grounded in the description in Genesis that the world came into being through a series of divisions – light and darkness, day and night, sea and land, animals and human beings – this exhibition presents […]

Susan Schwalb at the Derfner Museum

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale, in conjunction with Garvey|Simon, New York, is pleased to announce its latest exhibition Susan Schwalb: Metalpoint Paintingson view in the Elma and Milton A. Gilbert Pavilion Gallery from January 15–May 14, 2017. A reception and artist’s talk will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2017, from 1:30–3 […]

Derfner Museum exhibits Robert Katz: The Five Books of Moses

On view from September 18, 2016 until January 5, 2017, the exhibition consists of an installation of five mixed media assemblages inspired by the books of the Hebrew Bible. The opening reception and artist’s talk takes place on Sunday, September 18, from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Derfner Judaica Museum located in the Jacob Reingold Pavilion […]

Richard McBee: Relative Narratives at the Derfner Museum

The exhibition, comprising two of McBee’s narrative painting series, Sotah Series, 2009, and The Story of Asenath, 2014, will be on view from April 10–August 14, 2016.  Opening Reception & Artist’s Talk: Sunday, April 10, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Derfner Judaica Museum 5901 Palisade Avenue Riverdale, NY 10471 R.S.V.P. 718.581.1596 or art@hebrewhome.org Richard McBee draws equally from what is read and […]

To Forgive and Remember at the Derfner Museum

To Forgive and Remember: Reshaping Contemporary Consciousness On view September 10, 2015–January 3, 2016 Reception with the artists: Sunday, October 18, 3:30–5:30 p.m. R.S.V.P. art@hebrewhome.org or 718.581.1330 Planned to coincide with the Jewish High Holidays, this exhibition of 15 works by nine contemporary artists surveys both the historical and present impact of judgment, forgiveness, oneness and remembrance on […]

Call for Art by the Derfner Museum, Riverdale NY

Deadline: February 2, 2015. The Derfner Judaica Museum + Art Collection seeks artists’ submissions for a future exhibition organized around four themes associated with the High Holidays and Days of Awe: Judgment, Forgiveness, Oneness and Remembrance. Works do not have to relate directly to the Jewish religion and may express diverse cultural traditions. Please send […]