JMA (re)Open Day

17 March 2024
Sunday 10am–5pm
Jewish Museum of Australia

We’re celebrating the refurbishment of the Jewish Museum of Australia! For one day only, receive free entry to visit our exhibitions, our new spaces and access to a full day of activities. From meditation to jewellery making to live music to guided tours and more, spend the day making memories at our beloved JMA.

What’s On

Sessions:

  • 10.30am, 1pm or 3.30pm: Meet at reception to join a guided tour of our newly refurbished permanent exhibitions where you will learn about Jewish art, culture, traditions and history.
  • 11am to 12pm: Take part in a pop-up singalong of Hebrew, Yiddish and English tunes with Karen Feldman and Tomi Kalinski in the Learning Centre.
  • 1pm to 3pm: Enjoy the musical stylings of Simon and Zohar Starr in the reception area.
  • 3.30–4pm: Close your day with a calming breathwork session with yoga instructor Rachel Goldenberg in the Krongold Gallery

All day:

  • Wander our many spaces to find evocative sculptures from Nina Sanadze’s incredible body of work Hana and Child on display throughout the JMA.
  • Explore Harry Nankin’s exhibition Instructions for Mending the World on display in the Krongold Gallery.
  • Visit our brand-new Children’s Space throughout the day for storybook readings in our many community languages including Russian, Polish, Yiddish, Hebrew, French, Japanese and more!
  • Drop-in to the Learning Centre at any time to make your own jewellery.

Learning & Engagement Supporter

Cost

Free

Recommended Age

All ages