Where can I park near the Museum?
Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History offers visitors discounted parking at the following locations:

Creative Parking LLC
16 West 16th Street (Entrances on 16th & 15th Streets)
$18.00 tax included (Maximum of 5 Hours)

Universal Parking LLC
55 West 14th Street (Entrances on 14th and 15th Streets)
$13.00 tax included (Maximum of 5 Hours)
Parking tickets must be validated at the Center for Jewish History Reception Desk.

Parking on the Street
Overnight free parking is available on 16th and 17th Streets between 6pm and 7am, subject to parking regulations. Metered parking is available on 5th Avenue and on 6th Avenue. Street parking is free on Sundays.

Is food allowed in the Museum?
No food or drink is allowed in Museum galleries. No food is available for sale in the Center for Jewish History.

Where are the kosher restaurants in your neighborhood?
Kosher options near the Museum include the following options. Please call ahead to check hours, menus, etc.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
189 Bleeker Street
(Corner of MacDougal Street)
212-673-0050
Kof-K

Eleni’s New York
75 Ninth Avenue
(Between 15th and 16th Streets)
888-435-3647
OU

Gezunte Bagel
121 West 19th St.
(Between 6th and 7th)
212-633-4330
Chabad Lubavitch of Gramercy Park (Dairy)

The Lite Choice
84 Seventh Avenue
(Between 15th and 16th Streets)
212-627-0550
R. Mehlman

Murray’s Falafel Grill
261 First Avenue
(Between 15th and 16th Streets)
212-533-1956
R. Fishelis (meat)

The Soft Serve Fruit Co. – Pareve
25 East 17th Street
(Between Broadway and 5th Avenue)
212-794-2200
R. Mehlman

Are strollers allowed in CJH and Museum galleries?
Strollers are permitted in the Great Hall only. Please check strollers at the Reception Desk before entering Museum galleries.

When is admission free?

Admission is free to the public Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-8pm and Fridays from 11-2:30pm.

May I take photographs?

Photography is not permitted in Museum galleries without prior permission from Yeshiva University Museum. The use of flash photography is prohibited at all times in all galleries. Movie and video cameras are prohibited at all times without prior permission.

Is there a Lost and Found?
If you have left something behind at the Museum, please call the Center for Jewish History Reception Desk at 212-294-8301.

Does the Museum permit use of images in your collection?
To license images of Yeshiva University Museum’s collections, exhibitions, or activities for study, editorial, or commercial use, please send us an email.

Is sketching allowed?
Sketching in pencil only is permitted in Museum galleries and most areas of the Center.

I am an artist. How do I submit my work for consideration?
Yeshiva University Museum welcomes proposals from artists around the world for exhibitions and installations that explore the diverse and complex forms of Jewish expression.

Please email proposals for consideration. Our curatorial staff review proposals quarterly.

Please include:

  • A cover letter
  • The artist's CV or resume
  • A maximum two page exhibition proposal detailing the themes included in the exhibition and how the work relates to the mission of Yeshiva University Museum
  • An illustrated checklist of works to be included with title, date, medium, and dimensions
  • A maximum of 6 images at 300 ppi, 1024 pixels at the largest dimension
  • Estimated budget and potential funding sources