Upcoming Events

Jewish Walking Tour of Miami Beach-March 24, 2019

03/24/2019 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.

Steve Marcus, Artist in Residence Family Program

03/24/2019 02:00 PM

Personalizing Passover! With Passover less than a month away families will work to create unique and practical Judaica Crafts in preparation for the upcoming festival.

Mondays at Museum Series: Lecture by Dr. Naomi Leite

03/25/2019 07:00 PM

Dr Naomi Leite will discuss her two decades of research into the persistence and 21st-century resurgence of Jewish identity in an unexpected place: urban Portugal, where hundreds of individuals trace their ancestry to 15th century Jews who were forcibly converted to Catholicism.

Special Announcements

Museum is open regular hours during interior construction and improvements, however some areas will be closed to the public.

VIP Opening Reception for Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet’s South Beach 1977-1980 with author Brett Sokol

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:00pm

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, presents the national museum debut of Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet’s South Beach 1977-1980. The exhibition celebrates the legendary photographer’s work in the late 1970s capturing the colorful elderly Jewish community in South Beach, before his death at a young age. Based on the new book by Brett Sokol from Letter16 Press, Shtetl in the Sun will be on view at the museum from March 19 until June 23.

23rd Annual Breaking the Glass Ceiling Awards Luncheon Sunday, April 7, 2019

JMOF-FIU will honor four outstanding women on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 23rd Annual Breaking the Glass Ceiling Awards Luncheon and Program. The Museum is proud to recognize this year’s honorees: Susan Brustman, Michele Oka Doner, Mera Rubell & Elizabeth Schwartz and to welcome them into our prestigious group of nearly 100 Breaking the Glass Ceiling honorees to date. Click Here for Additional Information

Current Exhibitions

Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet’s South Beach 1977-1980

March 19, 2019 - June 23, 2019

The national museum debut of Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet’s South Beach 1977-1980. The exhibition celebrates the legendary photographer’s work in the late 1970s capturing the colorful elderly Jewish community in South Beach, before his death at a young age. Based on the new book by Brett Sokol from Letter16 Press.

Through the Hat: The Art of Steve Marcus

March 6, 2019– May 21, 2019

Through the Hat is the first museum show from the internationally acclaimed NYC based artist, Steve Marcus. The exhibition includes over 26 wood carved sculptures and Jewish ritual objects, more than a dozen hand drawn works of art on paper and custom synagogue furniture.

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka: Images by Mark Podwal

January 3, 2019 - March 24, 2019

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka is a series of images from Mark Podwal’s 2016 visit to Dąbrowa Białostocka, the shtetl in Poland where his mother was born.

Contact Us

301 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Phone: 305-672-5044
Fax: 305-672-5933
Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-5pm
Closed Mondays and holidays.

Museum Admission (new admission prices effective 9/1/18)

Adults $12.00

Senior/Student $8.00

Family $24.00

School Groups (Per Child) $2.50

Adult Groups(20 or more) $8.00

Free Admission on Saturday

Museum Members, FIU Students, Faculty & Staff FREE

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 Wheelchair accessible JMOF-FIU is handicap accessible. To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any program or meeting, please contact Howard Horowitz, Finance Manager at 786-972-3171 or hhorowit@fiu.edu five days in advance to initiate your request.

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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, Funding Arts Network.

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