Material/Inheritance Opening Day

Material/Inheritance Opening Day


Mar 26 2023
, 12PM- 5PM

Join the JMM for the opening of Material/Inheritance: Contemporary Work by New Jewish Culture Fellows, a new exhibition featuring the work of 30 artists whose work has been supported by the New Jewish Culture Fellowship (NJCF), a national arts fellowship that advances the work of groundbreaking Jewish artists.

The event will be a chance to explore the gallery, hear from curator Leora Fridman, and see live musical and multimedia performances, including:

  • 1:00 PM / SONIC MUD: Ugav Nights: Julia Elsas will perform on ceramic sculptures reimagining Biblical musical instruments with collaborators Kenny Wollesen, Kirk Knuffke, and Madeleine Ventrice-Knuffke;
  • 2:00 PM / Seeing it for the Trees: Liat Berdugo will offer a performative lecture critically examining and questioning the role of forests in the Zionist project;
  • 3:00 PM / keler un koyln: Rosza Daniel Lang/Levitsky will present a participatory celebration of Yiddish song and cultural revitalization;
  • 4:00 PM / Covenant of Blood: Ira Khonen Temple and collaborators Rachel Leader, Eleonore Oppenheim, and David Licht will perform a concert engaging Yiddish song to track gender transition and offer trans frameworks for Jewish adulthood.

You can visit to learn more about the show and the featured artists. You can learn more about New Jewish Culture Fellowship at

Food and drinks will be served outside. Please note that masks must be worn inside the Museum building and are available at the front desk.

Admission is free, but capacity is limited–you can register for the event here.

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