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Jewish Museum London Announces Withdrawal from Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation and Changes to the Museum’s Leadership

www.jewishmuseum.org.uk  @jewishmuseumLDN Jewish Museum London announces withdrawal from Arts Council England’s 2018-22 National Portfolio Chief Executive and Director of eight years, Abigail Morris, steps down ahead of change in direction [11 February, 2020; London] Jewish Museum London announces its withdrawal from Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation to review its business model and plan for […]

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The Abayudaya: The Jews of Uganda

In October the Jewish Museum London celebrated Black History Month. In honour of this, one of the Museum’s Learning Officers, Shereen Hunte, led tours around the museum looking at the black Jewish community. The Ugandan Jews have had a prominent part in these tours as we currently have a temporary exhibition on their community, the Abayudaya. The exhibition consists of photographs taken by one of the museum’s volunteers, Daniel, and professional photographer, Rena Pearl.

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JEW. Photographs by John Offenbach

15 November 2019 – 19 April 2020  jewishmuseum.org.uk / @jewishmuseumLDN JEW is a new exhibition at the Jewish Museum London by photographer John Offenbach exploring the nature of what it means to identify as Jewish today: from religious to secular, rich to homeless, criminal to lawful through 34 striking large-scale photographs. A major art book […]

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Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?

8 November 2019 – 1 March 2020  jewishmuseum.org.uk / @jewishmuseumLDN “In the condition of terrorised vulnerability and politically menaced radicalised identity….Salomon contemplated taking her own life… Instead, however, she created one of the most challenging, enigmatic and demanding artworks of the twentieth century”. Griselda Pollock in: Charlotte Salomon and the Theatre of Memory, published by […]

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