Upcoming Events

Mondays at Museum Series - Lecture by Michael Berkowitz

04/24/2017 07:00 PM

Transforming the Island Refuge: Jewish Photographers in Britain, 1860-2016

Fashionable Tuesdays - An Evening with Beth Sobol

04/25/2017 07:00 PM

In conjunction with our current exhibit, Hot Couture, Florida Jews in the Fashion Scene, Beth Sobol founder of Miami Fashion Week will discuss the rise of fashion in Miami.

Jewish Walking Tour of Miami Beach- April 30, 2017

04/30/2017 11:00 AM

The tour includes an overview of the more than 100 years of Jewish history of Miami Beach; discussion of significant Jewish people and organizations, both present and past, in Miami Beach; and a review of various architectural styles found in the city, including Jewish contributions.

Current Exhibitions

Hot Couture: Florida Jews on the Fashion Scene, 1800s to Today

Explore the stories of Florida Jews in the fashion industry through generations of designing, manufacturing, dressing and influencing the local and international scene in all types of clothing from beachwear to ball gowns. On view 2016 – November 5, 2017

EVIL: A Matter of Intent On view April 19, 2017 – October 1, 2017

Evil is not a cosmic accident. It does not just happen. Natural disasters happen. Disease, drought, accidents and epidemics happen. Evil is not a concept, rather it is a deliberate action or inaction. It is defined as a selfish act or behavior with the intent to benefit one’s self or one’s interests, irrespective of harm to others and without responsibility or remorse. The human capacity for evil, from biblical antiquity to present day is constant. The artists included in this exhibition address with clarity and passion the many faces of inhumanity, using an international visual language to challenge the concepts of heroes and villains. Reflecting diverse backgrounds, nationalities, faiths and mediums, the artists in this exhibition engage us in their search for understanding. Their art is a forum for remembering, expressing outrage and exerting a call to action. As they depict acts of evil intent on their consequences, these artists challenge us to reflect on our own responsibility today. An original exhibit on loan from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York

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Museum Support

The Museum is supported by individual contributions, foundations, memberships and grants from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture,the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council.

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