• GALLERY TALK: out of the whirlwind: Hugh Mesibov and the legacy of the Book of Job by Mordechai Cohen

    Monday, March 6, 2017, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Popper Gallery

    In 1972, the American artist Hugh Mesibov painted an ambitious 45-foot-wide mural based on the biblical Book of Job for Temple Beth El in Spring Valley, New York. The painting was recently donated to Yeshiva University Museum, where it is installed in a special exhibi…

  • ARTIST’S TALK AND CURATOR’S TOUR: With fabric artist Ita Aber

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Selz Foundation Gallery

    Join fabric artist Ita Aber and curator Bonni-Dara Michaels on a tour of Yeshiva University Museum’s Uncommon Threads exhibition, featuring garments, textiles and jewelry from the Museum’s collection, including Aber’s 1970s customized Israeli flag. The tour will be fo…

  • CONCERT: CXX Proof and the Diener Ensemble

    Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

    CXX Proof and the Bernice Diener Ensemble-in-Residence at Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University perform the work of Jewish composers with music by Martin Boykan, Edward Jacobs and the world premiere of Concertino No. 1 for Guitar and Chamber Ensemble by YU facul…

  • SYMPOSIUM: Jewish Culture and the Legacy of the Classical World

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Leo and Julia Forchheimer Auditorium

    Join Dan Bahat, Steven Fine and Lawrence Schiffman for presentations and a lively discussion about Jewish culture and the legacy of the classical world. Presented by Yeshiva University Museum together with American Friends of the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem and Skir…

  • WORKSHOP: Passover Workshop for all ages

    Sunday, April 2, 2017, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Discovery Room

    Inspired by the historical textiles and garments – in particular, the 19th-century “show” towel – on display in Yeshiva University Museum’s Uncommon Threads exhibition, this family-friendly workshop invites people of all ages to create a personalized hand towel to bea…

  • Thursday, April 13, 2PM CURATOR’S TOUR: Uncommon Threads: Clothing & Textiles from the Yeshiva University Museum Collection

    Thursday, April 13, 2017, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Selz Foundation Gallery

    Join curator Bonni-Dara Michaels for a tour of Yeshiva University Museum’s Uncommon Threads exhibition featuring garments, textiles and jewelry spanning three centuries. Highlights include a gold bracelet that belonged to the wife of the Hatam Sofer, a nineteenth cent…