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

Thank you everyone who attended the 23rd Annual Breaking the Glass Ceiling Awards Luncheon. The Museum proudly recognized this years honorees: Susan Brustman, Michele Oka Doner, Mera Rubell & Elizabeth Schwartz and welcomed them into our prestigious group of nearly 100 Breaking the Glass Ceiling honorees to date. Click here to view Breaking the Glass Ceiling Ad Journal which lists event sponsors, honoree bios and more.

March 19, 2019 - June 23, 2019

The national museum debut of Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweets South Beach 1977-1980. The exhibition celebrates the legendary photographers 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.

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.

March 31, 2019 - June

The 52 noisemakers on display, were collected by Colleen and Richard over 20 years from around the world and are being shown publicly for the very first time. The diverse styles of the noisemakers reflect different regions and cultures and are as varied as the materials they are made from.

Opening July 2, 2019 - Preservation and Renewal: Bauhaus and International Style Buildings in Tel Aviv celebrates the 100th year anniversary of the opening of the Bauhaus school in Weimar, Germany in 1919. The exhibition examines the Bauhaus buildings in Tel Aviv (also known as The White City), presented through color photographs of renovated buildings alongside historic photographs and architectural plans.

Tel Aviv has almost 4,000 buildings built in the Bauhaus style, later known as the International Style, making it the highest concentration of Bauhaus buildings in the world. In 2003, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared Tel Aviv's White City a World Cultural Heritage site.

Opening June 23, 2019 - Look at You, Key West: Photos by Maggie Evans Silverstein Key Wests most sacred secret: it is a place where everyone fits in, because the more you dont, the more you do. A unique coinage. And now, lucky us, we get to see the island through Maggie Silversteins photographic lens: kind, winking, colorful, quirky, respectful and above all, celebratory.

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