What’s On


Fridays 15, 22, 29 July / 5, 12, 19, 26 Aug / 2, 9, 16 Sept
 

Baby steps @ the JewMu

Enjoy an innovative babies program and a unique Shabbat celebration in the stimulating surrounds of the Jewish Museum! Every Friday babies and grown-ups will explore Jewish tradition and culture through songs, puppets, stories, games and the Shabbat ceremony. Each session will focus on a new theme, which relates to an object on display, bringing the Museum to life.

Join animated children’s educator Limor Cooper on this new and exciting program for baby museumgoers exclusively at the Jewish Museum of Australia.

Dates: Fridays 15, 22, 29 July / 5, 12, 19, 26 Aug / 2, 9, 16 Sept
Time: 10.30-11.15am
Venue: Jewish Museum of Australia
Cost: $15 per session or $120 for 10 weeks
Bookings essential. Click here to book.
Recommended age: 8-24 months


Sunday 3 July
 

Talking about Poland – intergenerational responses

Can we talk about Poland? Sunday sessions

Join a Polish-born grandparent and their grandchild as they talk about their different emotions and responses to having been in Poland.

Program presented in association with the March of the Living.

Date: Sunday 3 July   
Venue
:Jewish Museum of Australia, 26 Alma Rd St Kilda
Time: 3pm
Cost: Free with Museum admission
No bookings required


May, June, September 2016
 

Study tours

Poland & Lithuania, Germany, China

The Jewish Museum of Australia is proud to announce that it will once again be hosting more exciting Jewish travel opportunities in 2016. All three tours will be conducted by Paul Forgasz who has led previous Museum tours.

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ASHKENAZI JEWRY: A STUDY TOUR OF JEWISH GERMANY 21 May – 8 June 2016

For tour details and registration information click here.

THE WORLD OF OUR ANCESTORS: STUDY TOUR OF THE JEWS OF POLAND & LITHUANIA 15 June – 4 July 2016

For tour details and registration information click here.

THE LAND OF THE DRAGON WITH A JEWISH TOUCH: A TOUR OF CHINA AND ITS JEWISH HERITAGE 7 – 20 September 2016

For tour details and registration information click here.

Places are strictly limited and will be filled in order of receipt of registrations

For further enquiries about the tour itinerary and program contact Paul Forgasz: paul.forgasz@monash.edu


Permanent
 

Kids & family exhibition trail

This self-guided kids & family exhibition trail has been designed to guide our youngest visitors around aspects of the Museum’s Collection through the four permanent exhibitions: Calling Australia Home, Timeline of Jewish History, The Jewish Year and Belief and Ritual.

Children are then invited to explore the objects and their stories in the galleries and hopefully realise the museum is a place to see and feel new things, a place to ask questions, to make connections, to be creative and most importantly – to have fun!

Age group: Suitable for all ages
Cost: Free with Museum admission
Time: Available at all times

 


Permanent
 

Daily guided tours

Exhibition & Synagogue

Daily guided tours by our trained volunteer guides are available.

Can we talk about Poland? – temporary exhibition

Calling Australia Home – permanent exhibition

Date: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday
Time: 2pm (They run for approximately 40 minutes)
Cost: Free with Museum admission. No bookings required

The Jewish Museum offers tours to the historic and architecturally unique St Kilda Synagogue; the principal progressive synagogue in Melbourne. Tours of the synagogues provide a meaningful added dimension to the displays and exhibitions at the Museum. 

Date: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday
Time: 12:30pm (extra session at 3pm on Sunday)
Cost: Free with Museum admission. No bookings required

Tours run for approximately 40 minutes