Yeshiva University Museum
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 294-8330

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This great museum provides a window into Jewish culture throughout the world and throughout history. With a wide variety of changing exhibitions on display at any one time, individuals, families and groups gain a tremendous insight into the diversity of Jewish life.

Exhibitions come from all around the world and consist of works of art in sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, textiles, metalwork, and just about every other media. Some examples of past exhibitions follow. "Make Me A Sanctuary . . ." The Spiritual Art of Jeffrey Packard: showcases his beautiful and inspirational paintings, stained glass, neon sculpture, multi-media constructions, and graphics. The Far Country: A Photographic Essay by Wendy Joy Kupperman: by emphasizing ordinary, often unnoticed, details of the machinery of death, the photographer presents a startling story of the Holocaust. The Mina Avrech Collection of Contemporary Judaica, now part of the Museum's Permanent Collection, includes havdallah sets, a mezuzah case, dreidels and a seder set, all by contemporary artists in a variety of media.

Throughout the year many different exhibitions can be seen, each presenting a unique aspect of Jewish culture.

A teaching museum, Yeshiva University Museum offers wonderful educational Programs for the family throughout the year. The needs and interests of all ages and backgrounds are addressed with activities that always serve to broaden peoples' perspective. Many of these programs focus on current exhibitions.

School and Adult Group Tours are offered in several different languages, Spanish, Russian, and Yiddish among them, to make the treasures of the museum available to everyone.

School Programs, appropriate for all ages, feature tours, talks, and plenty of hands-on activities to help students understand an aspect of Jewish culture or history. Teachers can call for a complete information package.

Hours: Open Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday 11:00am - 5:00pm, Monday 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday 11am - 8pm, and Friday 11:00am - 2:30pm.
Group Tours can be arranged for mornings or afternoons. Closed on all Jewish holidays.
Adults $8.00
Seniors $6.00
Students $6.00
Children under 5 FREE.
Group Tours: $60.00/group of 25, includes admission, guides and crafts workshop for youth groups
Group Reservations: At least 4 weeks in advance.
Lunch: Cafe on premises. Local restaurants.Groups may use the cafe by reservation. Bagged lunches are not allowed.
Handicapped Access: Not accessible.
Directions: Located inside the Center for Jewish History between 5th Avenue and Avenue of the Americas. 20 minutes south of the George Washington Bridge.

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