In addition to the wonderful performances in the Museum's galleries, The Jazz Festival features special performances hosted in the Museum's Auditorium. Original and entertaining productions, surprising combinations from the Festival's artists, all housed in the Auditorium's luxurious and intimate surroundings.
The Pop-Up Gallery is a unique selection of works from some of the greatest pop artists, among them, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Marisol and Tom Wesselmann.
This Gallery's selection of works includes artwork by 17th century Europe masters with pieces that tackle a wide arrange of issues from classical mythology to everyday life. The highlight of gallery is the work of the famous Peter Paul Rubens depicting Venus and Adonis.
The Museum's permanent exhibition of Israeli art presents the best artists in Israel throughout the 20th century. The exhibition gives expression to the many different voices, directions and trends in Israeli art while offering the viewer a general and broad history. The gallery exhibits the work of artists who struggled internally with their own artistic concepts, presented side by side with artists whose works engage and reflect Israel's complex and tense reality.
The Modern Art Gallery includes the 20th century art collection, including a wide range of styles and art, from the European avant-garde pioneers to the abstract expressionist and minimalist movements. The diversity of the exhibition demonstrates the vitality and the wide range of 20th century art. The gallery includes works by Matisse, Picasso, Duchamp, Bacon and Rothko.
The Yellow Submarine Music Center, a featured center for arts and music in Jerusalem for more than 25 years, will host jam sessions on Wednesday (2/12) and Thursday (3/12). During the day, it serves as an academy for music and sound, a rehearsal space, and recording studio and in the evenings, it is a well known platform for rock n 'roll, jazz, international festivals, local music, new music, unknown artists, and more.
The formative moments in history are the focus of this exhibition, inspired by Yuval Harari's book on the Brief History of Humanity. The audience is invited on a journey through selected collections and pieces from The Israel Museum. Archaeological artifacts from the cradle of civilization spread over hundreds of thousands of years face contemporary art, resulting in an unorthodox discourse.
This gallery features the largest and most diverse collection of menorahs from Jewish communities scattered all over the globe. About 100 pieces are displayed in one large hall, simulating 100 windows in which each menorah stands. Pieces from the Italian Renaissance period are displayed alongside Arabesque styles from Yemen and Morocco, and a 14th century menorah stands alongside those that survived the Holocaust from the Ukraine, Eastern and Central Europe