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ArtBash Your Way: Hanukkah

ArtKit Pickup: Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 (times vary); Video content live: Sunday, Dec 18, 2022


The CJM proudly presents the newest iteration of Family ArtBash, featuring a guided art project to light up your home for Hanukkah! First, reserve your ArtKit* filled with all the supplies you’ll need, and pick up from your choice of sites throughout the Bay Area on Tuesday, December 6. Then, gather with friends and family on any night of Hanukkah you choose and follow along with our instructional video releasing on December 18. Get ready to break open your ArtKit for a unique art experience with your loved ones. This project is geared for ages 4–12, but is open to all. 

*ArtKits are now sold out, but you can still gather the supplies listed below on your own and tune in to create with us!

For questions, please email

Schedule of Events


Our ArtKits have all been reserved, but you can still gather the materials on your own and create with us! See the list of supplies below.

ArtKit Pickup

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

For those who have reserved a free ArtKit containing all needed project supplies, please pick up at your reserved location on Tuesday, December 6. While additional ArtKits are now sold out, you can still gather the supplies at home and participate!

Pickup Locations:

  • The Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 | During Museum hours. 
  • Brandeis SF, Lower Parking Lot, 655 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA 94132 | 8–9am 
  • JCCSF, Lobby at 3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118 | 3–6pm 
  • Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Dr, Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920 | 3–5:30pm 
  • Temple Beth Abraham, 327 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94610 | 2:30–4:30pm 
  • Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702 | 3:30–5:30pm 
  • PJ Library Stand at Contra Costa Jewish Day School, 955 Risa Rd, Lafayette | 2:30–4:30pm 
  • Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City | 3–5:30pm 

Guided Instructional Video Released

Sunday, December 18, 2022 

A short video guiding you through the art project will be released on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at

What's in the Artkit?

If you do not have an ArtKit, gather the following supplies and tune in to create with us! The ArtKit includes: 

  • Cookie box with window 
  • One piece white cardstock or paper
  • One 12x12-inch piece of tinfoil
  • One paper lace doily
  • Cellophane pieces, multiple colors
  • Glue stick
  • Short strand of fairy lights

Gather from home:

  • Scissors
  • Pencil (optional)
Share with us!

Share your creativity with us! Tag us @jewseum using #ArtBashCJM to share your ArtBash gatherings and projects.

Community Partners

The CJM extends our gratitude to our community partners, Brandeis School of San Francisco, Brandeis Marin, Congregation Beth Sholom, Congregation Kol Shofar, Contra Costa Jewish Day School, JCC East Bay, JCC San Francisco, Netivot Shalom, Osher Marin JCC, Peninsula JCC, PJ Library Bay Area, Temple Beth Abraham, and Wornick Jewish Day School.

We also extend our gratitude to artist Tom Pnini (@cardboardteacher) for co-creating this project with The CJM. 


The CJM strives to provide a welcoming and accessible environment to all who attend our digital programming and online content. If there are any accessibility services you need, please let us know by November 19 by emailing


Family Programs are made possible by major support from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Blick Art Materials.