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See the Lights Hanukkah 2011


An Artist Remembers: Hanukkah Lamps Selected by Maurice SendakAn Artist Remembers: Hanukkah Lamps
Selected by Maurice Sendak
December 02, 2011 - January 29, 2012

Renowned author and illustrator Maurice Sendak chose Hanukkah lamps from the museum’s spectacular collection for this special exhibition. more >

hanukkah gallery talksGallery Talks
Mondays, December 5, 12 and 19 at 1:00 pm

Tour the exhibition An Artist Remembers: Hanukkah Lamps Selected by Maurice Sendak with museum curators and educators.
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CHERYL does ChanukahDance Party: CHERYL does Chanukah
Thursday, December 15, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Experience the festival of black lights at this holiday-themed dance party. Part of The Wind Up, a new series of after hours events including art, music and performance. Tickets required.
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Hanukkah Family Day
Sunday, December 18, Noon - 4:00pm

Create Hanukkah lamps made from found objects; Design illustrated scenes with artist Nancy Cote; Listen to tunes by Ben Rudnick & Friends; Visit our world-famous Hanukkah lamp collection and special exhibitions.
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Family Concerts: The Macaroons
Sunday, December 25 at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Enjoy the big harmonies, irresistible melodies and a guitar-based sound that recalls everything from the Kinks, to Queen, to the Shins. New this year, tickets are required.
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Concert: Frank London's Klezmer Brass Band Allstars
Tuesday, December 27 at 7:30 pm

Celebrate Hanukkah with a special concert by Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Band Allstars. This band has toured the world, bringing over the top exuberant energy to traditional Jewish roots music. Tickets required.
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Cafe LoxLox at Cafe Weissman
During your next visit make sure to stop by our cafe for seasonal specialties including classic paper thin potato Latkes, Sufganiyot filled with fruit or hazelnut jam, Napolean style layered Latkes with sour cream dill sauce and signature lox, as well as homemade House Cheese Cake. more >

hanukkah resource for educatorsEducator Resource
Learn about Hanukkah with our thematic online curriculum guide developed to supplement classroom learning.

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Hanukkah by You
Check out our new Tumblr where we're featuring content provided by you; Visitor memories triggered by our Hanukkah exhibition and personal stories & photos submitted about their own menorahs are featured.
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hanukkah family featureFamily Feature
Take a closer look at one of the Museum's lamps, light a digital menorah, and create your own Hanukkah Lamp Sculpture.

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Create A Hanukkah Lamp Sculpture >

hanukkah membershipGive the Gift of a Hanukkah Membership
Now through December 31, 2011.
$15 off Individual (was $75 now $60)
$10 off Dual (was $120 now $110)
$35 off Family (was $135 now $100)
$10 off Senior Individual (was $55, now $45)
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hanukkah family partyFamily Hanukkah Party
Wednesday, December 14, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

This annual fundraiser will delight grandparents, parents, and children up to age 10. Includes arts & crafts and a concert by The Maccabeats, Tickets required. [$150 adult & $75 child]
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museum shop hanukkah productsMuseum Shop
We have everything you need to make your holiday a sensation -- menorahs, dreidels, candles, books, toys and more.
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Catalogues and Books >
Gifts >

hanukkah e-cardsHanukkah E-Cards
This year send a beautiful Hanukkah themed work from our collection to your friends and family this year.
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Plan Your Visit

The Jewish Museum - 5th Avenue
1109 5th Ave at 92nd St
New York NY 10128