Sights and Sounds: Global Film and Video at The Jewish Museum
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This longterm series offers a rotating selection of vigorous film and video works by contemporary artists from around the world - with a particular emphasis on work being made outside western Europe and the United States.
This first Masterpieces and Curiosities installment centers around a rare Jewish aquamanile, a lion-shaped hand-washing pitcher made of bronze and created in Germany in the twelfth century, surrounded by five additional works to provide further context.
Venue Description: Open Sat.-Tues., 11am-5:45pm; Thurs., 11am-8pm; Fri., 11am-4pm. Closed Wed. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 seniors, $7.50 students, under 12 free. Thurs. 5-8pm is "pay what you wish."
Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Russian American Quilt - 08/22/14 - 02/01/15
Dani Gal's Wie Aus Der Ferne (As From Afar) - 09/12/14 - 02/01/15
From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945-1952 - 09/12/14 - 02/01/15
Masterpieces & Curiosities: A Jewish American Quilt - 10/12/14 - 02/21/15
Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power - 10/31/14 - 03/22/15