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Events on: Monday, December 31, 2012

For Families: Family Table Days

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Date/Time:
Selected Sundays and Schools Out Days Sundays, October 14, 28; November 11, 18, 25; and December 9, 23, 30 | 11am–3pm; Fridays, November 23 and December 28 | 11am–3pm; Monday, December 31 | 11am–3pm; Thursday, December 27 | 1–4pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
Contact: families@thecjm.org or 415.655.7881

About the Program

Stop by the Family Table in the Grand Lobby to learn about the Museum and its family offerings for the day including: I Spy Museum Bingo, California Dreaming: The Game (on iPad), and Family ARTpacks. And grab a special Museum giveaway!


Supporters

Lead support for Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.

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For Families: Family Gallery Tours

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Date/Time:
Selected Sundays and School holidays | 11:30am–12:15pm Sundays, November 18, 25 and December 9, 23, 30; Fridays, November 23 and December 28; Monday, December 31; Thursday, Dec 27, 1:30–2:15pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Limited capacity; Advance registration recommended
Contact: families@thecjm.org or 415.655.7881

About the Program

Experience the world of color and collage in this interactive tour of The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats designed for families with children up to age nine. With hands-on experiential activities, Keats and his groundbreaking work reaches a whole new generation of readers and art-lovers!


Supporters

Lead support for Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.

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Public Tours: The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936–1951

Date/Time:
Tours are Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 11:30am, Thursday at 2pm
Admission: Free with regular Museum admission.
Contact: info@thecjm.org

Marvin E. Newman, Halloween, South Side, 1951. gelatin silver print. Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, Photo League Collection, Gift of Steven Nordman, New York. Copyright Marvin E. Newman. 

About the Program

In-depth, guided look at the exhibition, The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936–1951.

Tours meet at the Sala Webb Education Center, and are available first-come, first-serve. No reservations are necessary. Exhibition tours are limited to the first 20 people. All tour times and locations are subject to change or cancellation.


Supporters

The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936—1951 was organized by The Jewish Museum, New York and the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio.

The exhibition was made possible by a major grant from the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and Betsy Karel.

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The Contemporary Jewish Museum presentation is made possible with the
Lead Support of the BERNARD OSHER JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES FOUNDATION
of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund

Major support is provided by Nellie and Max Levchin. Supporting sponsors include the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund, Baird Private Wealth Management, Jim Joseph Foundation, Denise Garone and Stuart Kogod, Joyce Linker, and Randee and Joseph Seiger.

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The Koret and Taube Foundations are the Lead Supporters of the 2012/13 exhibition season.

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For Families: Keats on the Big Screen

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Date/Time:
Fridays, November 23 and December 28; Sunday, December 30; Monday, December 31 | 12–1pm; Thursday, December 27 | 3–4pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
Contact: families@thecjm.org or 415.655.7881

About the Program

Watch Ezra Jack Keats’s stories come to life on the big screen, featuring animated versions of favorite classics including The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, and Peter’s Chair.


Supporters

Lead support for Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.

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Public Tours: The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats

Date/Time:
Tours are Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, at 1pm, Thursday at 5pm 
Admission: Free with regular Museum admission.
Contact: info@thecjm.org

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“After breakfast he put on his snowsuit and ran outside” Final illustration for The Snowy Day, 1962. Collage and paint on board. Ezra Jack Keats Papers, de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi. Copyright Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.

About the Program

In-depth, guided look at the exhibition, The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats.

Tours meet at the Sala Webb Education Center, and are available first-come, first-serve. No reservations are necessary. Exhibition tours are limited to the first 20 people. All tour times and locations are subject to change or cancellation.


Supporters

The Snowy Day and The Art of Ezra Jack Keats was organized by The Jewish Museum, New York, from the collection of the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, The University of Southern Mississippi.  The exhibition was funded at The Jewish Museum through a generous grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.  Additional support was provided by the Joseph Alexander Foundation, the Alfred J. Grunebaum Memorial Fund, and the Winnick Family Foundation.The Contemporary Jewish Museum presentation is made possible with the
Lead Support of the BERNARD OSHER JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES FOUNDATION of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.Supporting sponsorship is provided by the Mimi and Peter Haas Fund.

In Kind support provided by Penguin Young Readers Group
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The Koret and Taube Foundations are the Lead Supporters of the 2012/13 exhibition season.

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For Families: Drop-In Art-Making: Collage, Watercolor, and Marble with Keats

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Date/Time:
Sundays, November 18, 25 and December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Thursday, December 27; Fridays, November 23 and December 28; Monday, December 31
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
Contact: families@thecjm.org or 415.655.7881

About the Program

Families experience new adventures in art-making every Sunday and selected school holidays. Learn more about the exhibitions on display, the building’s architecture, or Jewish holidays and traditions, while experimenting with materials and art techniques.

Delve into the world of The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats as you explore Keats-inspired art techniques including collage, watercolor, and marble paper. Plus, contribute to an ongoing Keats community mural every time you visit.


Supporters

Lead support for Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.

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Public Tours: Architecture, Design, and Judaica

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Date/Time:
Tours are Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:30pm
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: info@thecjm.org

About the Program

Guided exploration of the Daniel Libeskind designed home of the CJM, and Stanley Saitowitz Judaica Collection.

Tours meet at the Sala Webb Education Center, and are available first-come, first-serve. No reservations are necessary. Exhibition tours are limited to the first 20 people. All tour times and locations are subject to change or cancellation.

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Museum Closes Early at 4 PM

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