Jewish Museum London is operating as a museum without walls, as we work towards a new permanent home. In the meantime you can find us in a range of places, both in person and online.

Journey through Emotions: A new online exhibition

This exhibition created by 29 young people, explores the emotions that objects in our collection can inspire. Whilst we can be tempted to only look at objects that make us feel happy and inspired, there is a value too in looking at objects that can inspire negative emotions.

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Conversation Room

The Conversation Room is open to the public on Sundays and Thursdays from 10am to 5pm. Private groups with bookings at the Museum are welcome to visit other days of the week.

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The Eye As Witness: Recording the Holocaust

24 April 2022 - 18 September 2022

The Eye As Witness is a major exhibition using creative technology to explore how images shape the way we remember history, contrasting Holocaust photos taken by perpetrators with the perspectives of victims.

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9 October 2021 - 27 November 2021

Jewish Museum London, supported by Tsitsit Festival
Artists and sisters Katy and Rebecca Beinart present artwork and research developed through a process of correspondence during the pandemic. The exhibition features paper sculptures, prints and videos that emerge from their long-term collaboration exploring family history and migration.

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Pitch Up: Community Voices @ JW3

8 September 2023 - 5 January 2024

Pitch Up: Community Voices takes a new approach to community-led displays, offering a platform for a range of Jewish organisations and individuals to share their stories.

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Abayudaya: Jews of Uganda

Learn about the Ugandan Jewish Community through the lens of professional photographer Rena Pearl. In the space, you will also experience the brilliant work of Jewish Museum London Volunteer, Daniel Goldwater.

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Your Legacy and Me

2 March 2020 - 3 September 2020

Discover 'Your Legacy and Me', a creative project and free exhibition exploring the legacy of the Holocaust, created by the Holocaust Educational Trust’s young ambassadors.

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JEW. Photographs by John Offenbach

15 November 2019 - 20 July 2020

‘JEW. Photographs by John Offenbach’ features 33 large-scale portraits and brings together the diverse faces of Jewish people from myriad walks of life, dispelling the myth that there is just one type of Jew.

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Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?

8 November 2019 - 1 March 2020

Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre? is a major exhibition presenting one of the most important and powerful modernist achievements of the 20th century – the singular and complex artwork Life? or Theatre? by German-Jewish artist, Charlotte Salomon.

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Hanina Pinnick: 70 Smiles

4 June 2019 - 2 February 2020

Jews and humour are often linked, and many comedians are famous for making jokes at the expense of themselves or their communities.

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Jews, Money, Myth

19 March 2019 - 17 October 2019

Discover the ideas, myths and stereotypes that link Jews and money over the course of 2000 years.

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Elsbeth Juda: Grit and Glamour

1 March 2017 - 1 July 2018

A retrospective of the late photographer Elsbeth Juda, a Jewish émigré who brought a new modernist artistic vision to Britain from Germany.

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Designs on Britain

19 October 2017 - 15 April 2018

Discover how much of the most iconic British design was produced by immigrants to this country.

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Amy Street Art Trail

16 March 2017 - 4 June 2017

Our Amy Winehouse street art trail in Camden Town gives you a new way to explore the area Amy called home.

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Pegasus: Love Is A Losing Game

16 March 2017 - 4 June 2017

Don't miss our newly commissioned installation 'Love Is A Losing Game' by street artist Pegasus, who first gained recognition for his work 'Fallen Angel' honouring Winehouse shortly after her death.

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Blood: Uniting and Dividing

5 November 2015 - 28 February 2016

This cutting edge exhibition examines the provocative and complex subject of blood. Blood draws together art, film and literature to present a rich exploration of how blood can unite and divide.

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Your Jewish Museum: Sacrifice

16 September 2015 - 3 December 2015

Jewish Museum London’s third crowd-sourced exhibition will explore the theme of Sacrifice through personal mementoes, historic artefacts and fine art.

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Your Jewish Museum: Journeys

26 May 2015 - 11 September 2015

Don't miss this crowd-sourced exhibition exploring the theme of Journeys through personal mementoes, historic artefacts and fine art.

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Blackguards in Bonnets

24 April 2015 - 22 May 2015

This exhibition looks at many of the people involved in the women’s suffrage movement from the late 19th century until votes for women were achieved.

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Your Jewish Museum: Love

20 January 2015 - 19 April 2015

Don’t miss the Jewish Museum London’s first crowd-sourced exhibition featuring everyday objects, historic artefacts, and works of art inspired by love.

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Israel Zangwill – 150 years

17 January 2014 - 21 February 2014

This temporary display case will offer visitors the chance to see a less well known side of Zangwill, specifically that of his relationship with his children and agent.

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Portraits of Primo Levi

10 January 2013 - 28 February 2013

To coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day we will be displaying a series of portraits of Primo Levi, one of the most important survivor-writers on the Holocaust and a key literary figure of the twentieth century.

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Adi Nes: The Village

11 October 2012 - 20 January 2013

The Jewish Museum is delighted to present the first ever UK show of the internationally renowned Israeli photographer Adi Nes.

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World City: Refugee Stories

20 June 2012 - 16 September 2012

This summer, as London welcomes visitors from around the globe for the 2012 Olympics, the Jewish Museum tells the stories of refugees who have come to London in very different circumstances – to flee from situations where their lives were in danger.

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No Place Like Home

1 February 2012 - 5 June 2012

For this exhibition, acclaimed photographer Judah Passow embarked on a year-long project examining the rich diversity of contemporary Jewish life around the UK, exploring what it means to be British and Jewish in the 21st century.

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The Mikveh

This medieval ritual bath is the starting point for the stories that are told throughout the museum displays

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Roman Vishniac Rediscovered

25 October 2018 - 24 February 2019

Presented simultaneously at Jewish Museum London and The Photographers’ Gallery, Roman Vishniac Rediscovered is the first UK retrospective of Russian born American photographer, Roman Vishniac (1897–1990).

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Jew(ish) Cartoons: Drawing from the Collection

5 July 2018 - 16 September 2018

Inspired by the comic book artists in residence programme, we have delved into the Museum’s collection to find a selection of Jew(ish) drawings, cartoons and caricatures illustrating humour and social critique dating back to the 18th century.

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