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Met Museum to Present 'Landmark' Jerusalem Exhibition, 9/26 Met Museum to Present 'Landmark' Jerusalem Exhibition, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2016

Beginning around the year 1000, Jerusalem attained unprecedented significance as a location, destination, and symbol to people of diverse faiths from Iceland to India. Multiple competitive and complementary religious traditions, fueled by an almost universal preoccupation with the city, gave rise to... (more...)
Museum of Jewish Heritage Releases Schedule of Events for November & December Museum of Jewish Heritage Releases Schedule of Events for November & December
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2015

New York, NY – The November and December programming schedule at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocausthas been announced, including conversations, film, theater, and family programs as well as events on December 25. ... (more...)
Frist Center Sets 2016 Exhibition Schedule Frist Center Sets 2016 Exhibition Schedule
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

 From Francisco Goya's Duchess of Alba in White to a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2016 lineup of exhibitions offers a remarkable variety of artistic media and periods. The year begins with European Old Masters, including Fra Angelico, Goya, Murillo and Rubens, from an ... (more...)
Soviet Photo, Film Exhibition 'THE POWER OF PICTURES' Opens in September at Jewish Museum Soviet Photo, Film Exhibition 'THE POWER OF PICTURES' Opens in September at Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2015

From early vanguard constructivist works by Alexander Rodchenko and El Lissitzky, to the modernist images of Arkady Shaikhet and Max Penson, Soviet photographers played a pivotal role in the history of modern photography... (more...)
'ALLIED IN THE FIGHT' on Display at Center for Jewish History 'ALLIED IN THE FIGHT' on Display at Center for Jewish History
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

A new exhibit on display in The David Berg Rare Book Room at the Center for Jewish History recounts the efforts made by American Jews and African Americans to fight for the fundamental American promise of equality before and during the Civil Rights era. “Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Str... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2015

Over the past three seasons, The Metropolitan Museum of Art has seen some of the most intriguing and unexpected performance offerings around— often inviting audiences to engage with their surroundings as well as the performances. Leading with curiosity and innovation, the 2015-2016 season of Met Mus... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents ENNION: MASTER OF ROMAN GLASS, 12/9-4/13 The Met Museum Presents ENNION: MASTER OF ROMAN GLASS, 12/9-4/13
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2014

Glassmaking originated around 2500 B.C. in Mesopotamia, and by the mid-first millennium B.C. it had spread throughout the ancient world. The number of vessels made from glass remained limited, however, until the introduction of two important technical advances—the use of the blowpipe and closed mult... (more...)
Met Museum to Show Rare Ancient Roman Glass Vessels from 12/9 Met Museum to Show Rare Ancient Roman Glass Vessels from 12/9
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2014

Glassmaking originated around 2500 B.C. in Mesopotamia, and by the mid-first millennium B.C. it had spread throughout the ancient world. The number of vessels made from glass remained limited, however, until the introduction of two important technical advances-the use of the blowpipe and closed mult... (more...)
The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey's Fall Exhibits to be On View Through January 2015 The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey's Fall Exhibits to be On View Through January 2015
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will present its Fall Exhibitions on view through January 18, 2015. The opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 28, from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm and is a free event open to all. Several of the artists will discuss their work at 3:00 pm.... (more...)
The Jewish Museum Presents HELENA RUBINSTEIN: BEAUTY IS POWER, 10/31-3/22 The Jewish Museum Presents HELENA RUBINSTEIN: BEAUTY IS POWER, 10/31-3/22
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2014

Beginning October 31, 2014, the Jewish Museum will present Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first museum exhibition to explore the ideas, innovations, and enduring influence of the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein (1872-1965). By the time of her death, Rubinstein had risen f... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including  15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including 15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2014

In time for the observance of Passover this year, two medieval Hebrew manuscripts are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. One manuscript, on loan from the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), New York, for two years, is a newly conserved Haggadah by Joel ben Simeon, one of the be... (more...)
The Guggenheim Museum Presents ITALIAN FUTURISM 1909-1944: RECONSTRUCTING THE UNIVERSE, Thru 9/1 The Guggenheim Museum Presents ITALIAN FUTURISM 1909-1944: RECONSTRUCTING THE UNIVERSE, Thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2014

From February 21 through September 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, the first comprehensive overview in the United States of one of Europe's most important 20th-century avant-garde movements. Featuring over 360 works by more... (more...)