The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU Announces New Director of Development: Amy Borman SomekThe Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU Announces New Director of Development: Amy Borman Somek
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, part of Florida International University, announces that Amy Borman Somek has been appointed as the museum's new Director of Development. Prior to joining the museum, Somek was the Director of Development at the Greater Miami Hebrew Academy, the oldest Jewish day school in the state of Florida (founded in 1947). (more...)

Photo Flash: Museum Exhibit Honoring Publicist Charlie Cinnamon Opens at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIUPhoto Flash: Museum Exhibit Honoring Publicist Charlie Cinnamon Opens at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

The first-ever museum exhibition about a publicist, honoring the celebrity-studded life and career of a promotional genius who was nationally recognized and greatly admired, debuts June 19 - September 16 at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU with the premiere of Charlie Cinnamon: Legendary Press Agent. (more...)

Director/Producer Richard Jay-Alexander to Chat Show Business Career in Miami BeachDirector/Producer Richard Jay-Alexander to Chat Show Business Career in Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Miami Beach welcomes renowned director/producer Richard Jay-Alexander for a no-holds-barred evening, launching the new series called 'A conversation with . . .' The inaugural event features Richard alongside his friend of 30 years, Lee Brian Schrager, at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU today, October 26, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. (more...)

Director/Producer Richard Jay-Alexander to Chat Show Business Career in Miami BeachDirector/Producer Richard Jay-Alexander to Chat Show Business Career in Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Miami Beach welcomes renowned director/producer Richard Jay-Alexander for a no-holds-barred evening, launching the new series called 'A conversation with . . .' The inaugural event features Richard alongside his friend of 30 years, Lee Brian Schrager, at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU on Thursday, October 26, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. (more...)

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU  Explores Photo Journalist Ruth Gruber in Art Basel PresentationThe Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU Explores Photo Journalist Ruth Gruber in Art Basel Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU presents the southeastern U.S. premiere of Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist. Headlining Art Basel season in Miami Beach, the new exhibition celebrates the remarkable life, vision, and heroic tenacity of this twentieth-century pioneer and trailblazer. Once the world's youngest PhD, Ruth Gruber passed away recently at the age of 105. The show features more than 60 photographs including gelatin silver prints plus an archival trove of personal letters, telegrams, printed magazines, and assorted ephemera documenting the artist's career. The photographs in this exhibition span more than fifty years, from Gruber's groundbreaking reportage of the Soviet Arctic in the 1930s and iconic images of Jewish refugees from the ship Exodus 1947, to her later photographs of Ethiopian Jews in the midst of civil war in the 1980s. (more...)

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU Names New Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, located in the heart of South Beach's Art Deco District, features a collection of more than 100,000 items. Its two buildings are listed on the United States Register of Historic Places. (more...)