Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month: A journey through art at the Chrysler Museum

by | Apr 18, 2024 | What’s Happening

Wednesday, May 15, 2 pm

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, the Chrysler Museum of Art is hosting a special guided tour to explore the rich tapestry of Jewish culture and heritage through art. The tour is in partnership with United Jewish Federation of Tidewater.

This docent-led tour is an insightful journey through the museum’s collection, highlighting artworks that resonate with Judaic themes or are crafted by Jewish artists, offering an opportunity to delve into the artistic expressions of Jewish identity and history.

The museum, known for its diverse collection spanning centuries and continents, serves as an ideal backdrop for this exploration of Jewish heritage through art. Through paintings, sculptures, and other artworks, guests will see how artists convey the complexities of the Jewish experience and the universal language of creativity.

To RSVP for the tour, visit JewishVA.org/JAHMtour. The tour will begin promptly at 2 pm in the museum’s Huber Court. For more information, contact Hunter Thomas, UJFT’s director of Arts + Ideas, at HThomas@UJFT.org.