rss en Content Curator <![CDATA[Judith Kerr and Michael Foreman in Conversation - SOLD OUT]]> 20/09/2018 Judith Kerr and Michael Foreman in Conversation]]> 20/09/2018 : Judith Kerr and Michael Foreman in Conversation



Judith Kerr and Michael Foreman come together to talk about the inspirations behind some of their most loved books.

They will discuss their writing for children on wartime experiences, why it is important to pass on history to children, and the emotive power of telling stories.

Judith and Michael have enthralled and inspired generations of children with their bestselling novels and illustrations, which include classics such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit as well as War Boy and The General (written by Janet Charters).

The conversation will be chaired by Erica Wagner.

Doors 6pm
Café 6-7pm 

We encourage visitors to arrive from 6pm to give enough time to look around ‘Astérix in Britain: The Life and Work of René Goscinny’ and the other museum galleries, should they wish to do so.

Book Signing: Michael Foreman will be signing books and Judith Kerr has provided signed book plates.

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<![CDATA[Curator's Talk: Asterix in Britain]]> 26/09/2018 Behind the scenes of René Goscinny]]> 26/09/2018 : Behind the scenes of René Goscinny



Join us for these curator-led talks to discover the life and works of René Goscinny and his beloved comics. 

Wednesday 2-2.30pm

These talks are also taking place on

 
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<![CDATA[Poetry and Parades: The East End and WWI Walking Tour]]> 07/10/2018 To commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI, this tour highlights the Jewish East End associations with the Great War]]> 07/10/2018 : To commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI, this tour highlights the Jewish East End associations with the Great War



To commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI, this tour highlights the Jewish East End associations with the Great War. From the poet and artist Isaac Rosenberg to those men of the East End who joined the forces to fight for their adoptive home you will also discover stories behind the pacifists who refused to fight, German internees, Belgian refugees and the route of the Jewish Legion parade.

Join this tour led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky. Rachel is a prize winning Blue Badge Guide who worked for over 25 years in the financial services industry as a professional researcher.

 
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<![CDATA[Hartbeeps (0-5yrs)]]> 14/10/2018 Original songs for little ones]]> 14/10/2018 : Original songs for little ones



Music, drama. creative play, dance and movement all set to a soundtrack of remixed nursery rhymes, original songs and lullabies.

There are two morning free sessions, please book the session suitable for your child's age:

10.30-11.15am (toddlers and infants)

11.30am-12.15pm (babies and pre-walkers)

In collaboration with Hartbeeps

Book Now: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

 

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[The Charms of Frankenstein: Curator’s Talk]]> 22/10/2018 ]]> 22/10/2018 :



Discover the inspirations behind this installation and Maya Attoun’s process in this talk with Head of Exhibitions, Dominik Czechowski.

 
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<![CDATA[Get Creative! (5-11yrs)]]> 23/10/2018 Spooky arts and crafts this half term]]> 23/10/2018 : Spooky arts and crafts this half term



Make spooky arts and crafts inspired by our Frankenstein Exhibition!

-Make your own monster using plasticine

-Design a monster treat bag and receive some sweets 

This is a free, drop-in session.

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[Get Creative! (5-11yrs)]]> 24/10/2018 Spooky arts and crafts this half term]]> 24/10/2018 : Spooky arts and crafts this half term



Make spooky arts and crafts inspired by our Frankenstein Exhibition!

-Make your own monster using plasticine

-Design a monster treat bag and receive some sweets 

This is a free, drop-in session.

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[Curious Explorers Morning (5-15yrs)]]> 25/10/2018 This session is for children with autism or other social communication conditions, their siblings, parents and carers]]> 25/10/2018 : This session is for children with autism or other social communication conditions, their siblings, parents and carers



A relaxed morning during the school holiday for children with autism or other social communication conditions, their siblings, parents and carers.

This event is most appropriate for children aged 5 to 15.

  • Enjoy early opening and a dedicated space at the museum from 9am.
  • Benefit from reduced noise levels in the galleries
  • Relax in our Chill Out Zone

Don't miss these exciting and interactive activities inspired by our exhibition, Maya Attoun: Charms of Frankenstein.

  • Make your own monster from Model Magic
  • Design your own spooky picture frame
  • Construct a Peek-a-boo Frankenstein character
  • Design a monster treat bag and receive some sweets 
  • Decorate a mini pumpkin for Halloween
  • Create a Monster Hand decoration
  • Meet our team and take part in sensory object handling
  • Have fun learning about our collection with our family backpacks

Book Now: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

If you have any questions, please email lisa.shames@jewishmuseum.org.uk

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[Generation Unexpected and Jewish Life in Contemporary Poland]]> 30/10/2018 ]]> 30/10/2018 :



Katka Reszke is a Polish-born Jew living in the United States, and Michael Rubenfeld a Canadian-born Jew in Poland. The two theatre-makers will draw from their unique personal stories to talk about Jewish life and culture in today's Poland, and their professional and personal involvement in building the Polish Jewish community.

 
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<![CDATA[Meditations on Monstrosity]]> 31/10/2018 ]]> 31/10/2018 :



Explore the museum after hours and ponder the meaning of it all – in this silent evening to meditate on life, mortality and monstrosity.

People will be able to take part in different silent activities:

  • Making paper flowers
  • Making paper skulls
  • Playing with the poem of 80 lines that Fiona has created to create new poems/stories 
  • A female actor reading out Frankenstein in English at the Shabbat table
  • A museum meditation tour led by Maya Attoun in silence

Ground Floor is free, £10/£5 to see the rest of the museum 

 
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<![CDATA[In Search of Frankenstein's Charms: Maya Attoun and Fiona Sampson in Conversation]]> 04/11/2018 ]]> 04/11/2018 :



Hear from Fiona Sampson, the author of, ‘In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein’ and the artist Maya Attoun as they discuss the allure and fascination of Frankenstein and his monster.

Maya Attoun was born in Jerusalem in 1974. She graduated from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, where she received her BFA in 1997 and an MFA in 2006. She has been awards the Creative Encouragement Award (2012), Oscar Handler Award, 2010; Young Artist Award ,2009; and the Oded Messer Award, 2007, among others.

Fiona Sampson is a prize-winning poet and writer. She has been published in more than thirty languages and received an MBE for services to literature. A Fellow of the Royal Society for Literature and the recipient of a number of national and international honours for her poetry, she has worked as a violinist, in health care, and as an editor.

 
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<![CDATA[Caterpillar Music (0-5yrs)]]> 11/11/2018 Puppets, dancing and bubbles!]]> 11/11/2018 : Puppets, dancing and bubbles!



Interactive, fun music and movement sessions with captivating puppets, instruments, props, singing, dancing and bubbles!

There are two morning free sessions, please book the session suitable for your child's age:

10.30-11.15am (18 months - 5 yrs)
11.30am-12.15pm (0-3 years)

In collaboration with Caterpillar Music

Book Now: 020 7284 7384 / admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk

 

The Family Programme is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lord and Lady Levene.

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<![CDATA[The V&A with a Jewish Twist: Highlight and Sacred Silver Walking Tour]]> 25/11/2018 This tour of the V&A profiles its fascinating history and architecture before focusing on highlights with a Jewish association.]]> 25/11/2018 : This tour of the V&A profiles its fascinating history and architecture before focusing on highlights with a Jewish association.



This tour of the V&A profiles its fascinating history and architecture before focussing on highlights with a Jewish association. With pieces from the Gilbert Collection and Montefiore Endowment and the delightful ceramics of de Waal and Rie to Sacred Silver and Benney Bark your morning will be filled with centuries of beautiful works of creativity. Ending with Waldy Bags in the fashion court this tour has something for everyone.

Join this tour led by Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky. Rachel is a prize winning Blue Badge Guide who worked for over 25 years in the financial services industry as a professional researcher.

 
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