What’s On

Sunday 3 August - Sunday 26 October


Nikki Green is the first Museum artist-in-residence. Visitors are welcome to watch Nikki working on her art and chat with her informally about her practice. She will also be facilitating a number of exciting visual art workshops throughout August and September, as listed below.

Sunday 7 September Sunday 14 September Sunday 21 September

Letter, Land, Lore: The Art of Renewal – card making for Rosh Hashanah

Join us for a wonderful workshop session with Nikki Green. Nikki will demonstrate how to carve and print Hebrew letters combining patterns inspired by native plants and wildflowers. Participants will get the opportunity to carve their own lino-block tiles that will then be used to make prints. If time permits, participants can then hand-colour their personal collection of Jewish New Year cards. For a preview of Nikki’s work visit nikkigreen.com.au.

Cost: Members $40 per session / Non Members $50 per session (includes material)
Dates: Sunday 7 September 10am – 1pm
or Sunday 14 September 10am – 1pm
or Sunday 21 September 10am -1pm
Bookings essential: Click here to book

Sunday 14 September

Artist Talk: Nikki Green

Nikki Green will be talking about her exhibition Letter, Land, Lore – A visual exploration of the convergence of Jewish mysticism and Indigenous culture. She will present the landscape of her artistic practice, sharing her personal journey of her career as an artist, teacher and community arts practitioner. Her project work with youth, the environment and Indigenous communities have informed much of Nikki’s practise layered with a strong underpinning of her Jewish roots – in ritual, tradition and kabbala.

Time: 3-4pm
Venue: Jewish Museum of Australia
Free entry with Museum admission / No bookings required

Sunday 5 October

Museum Walk – Melbourne City Centre

As part of the Victorian Seniors Festival, join us on the Melbourne City Centre Walk and visit Melbourne city’s landmarks to discover their hidden Jewish histories.

Bookings essential: Click here to book online.
Location: Meet under the clocks at Flinders Street Station.
Time: Meet at 10.15am for a 10.30am start.
Cost: $15 Museum members and Victorian Seniors Card holders/$20 General.

For your comfort, we suggest you bring an umbrella, sunscreen, water and wear comfortable walking shoes.