CHAGALL: Life, Faith and Culture 

Teacher Professional Development  

Engage with the history of the Jewish people, their journeys traditions and celebrations, and see these translated into the artworks of Marc Chagall. Chagall lived and worked as a Jewish artist, using his childhood, life experiences, faith and culture as inspiration for his artworks. Explore Jewish culture, unpacking stories, symbols and ideas in both CHAGALL and our permanent exhibition spaces. Gain practical strategies and skills to connect past and contemporary contexts, using artworks and objects to support lines of inquiry and learning.

Includes: CHAGALL, permanent exhibitions and morning tea

Cost: $48 per participants (includes morning tea), minimum eight bookings required
Duration: 2.5 hours

 Learning Objectives:

  • Analyse, interpret and discuss themes, concepts and ideas in the works of Marc Chagall and the Jewish Museum Collection.
  • Identify and interpret sources of inspiration in Chagall’s work and how Jewish people express their religious and cultural identities.
  • Identify and connect with Jewish perspectives, traditions, and Jewish life specific features of  Chagall works to a wider historical, cultural and social context.
  • Analyse the dynamic nature and origins and how artwork and objects can support inquiry based learning.

Image: Marie-Luise Skibbe, installation view of CHAGALL in the Timeline Gallery, Jewish Museum of Australia, 2023