17 October @ 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Join us for a tour revealing Black History and Black Jewish History in the collection.
From the role of ‘blackness’ in Holy Texts to some of the ancient Jewish communities of Africa, we will be exploring the many ways in which race is portrayed through religion.
Led by Learning Officer Shereen Hunte, you will get the opportunity to learn, see and touch some of the rare and unique objects in our collection.
This tour also feature a look at Abayudaya our latest photography exhibition, highlighting the Jews of Uganda.
Image credit: Rena Pearl
Griselda Pollock: Where does Charlotte Salomon’s unique modernist artwork fit into today’s histories?
Charlotte Salomon produced arguably some of the most monumental and philosophical Modernist art works of the twentieth century in an intensive period of creativity between 1940-42 and yet very few people are aware of her. Griselda Pollock asks why this female Jewish artist, working in exile during the Nazi occupation of Europe, has been maligned and forgotten from Jewish history, Feminist history and Art history.